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ARC Resources Ltd. Kakwa Super Pad Thermal Power Plant, AUC Decision 27780-D01-2023

Link to Decision Summarized

Thermal Power – Facilities


ARC Resources Ltd. (“ARC”) operates a Gas Multi-well Effluent Measurement Battery (the “Kakwa Super Pad”) 89 kilometres south of Grande Prairie. ARC applied for approval to construct and operate a 12.614-megawatt (“MW”) power plant at the Kakwa Super Pad (the “Power Plant”). The Power Plant would consist of two new Solar Taurus 60 turbine generators with a rated capability of 5.182 MW each and three existing CAT G3512 generator sets with a rated capability of 750 kW each, for a total capability of 12.614 MW.


The AUC approved the application from ARC to construct and operate the Power Plant.

Applicable Legislation

Alberta Utilities Commission Act, SA 2007, c A-37.2 – ss 9 and 17.

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives and Guidelines.

AUC Rule 012: Noise Control.

Historical Resources Act, RSA 2000, c H-9.

Hydro and Electric Energy Act, RSA 2000, c H-16 – ss 11 and 23.

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