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Jurassic Solar GP Ltd. Jurassic Solar+ Project Connection, AUC Decision 28049-D01-2023

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Electricity – Facilities


In Decision 27623-D01-2022 (16 November 2022), the AUC approved Jurassic Solar GP Ltd.’s (“Jurassic Solar”) 220-megawatt solar power plant with a battery energy storage system (the “Power Plant”) and associated Raptor 1080S Substation (the “Substation”) in Cypress County.

Jurassic Solar applied to the AUC for approval to construct and operate the 240-kilovolt (“kV”) 944AL transmission line (the “Transmission Line”). The Transmission Line will connect the Power Plant to the Alberta Interconnected Electric System (“AIES”). Jurassic Solar would jointly operate the Transmission Line with AltaLink Management Ltd. for approximately six months following construction completion, after which it would transfer the ownership and operation to AltaLink.


The AUC approved the application from Jurassic Solar for permission to construct and operate the Transmission Line to connect the Power Plant to the AIES.

Applicable Legislation

Alberta Utilities Commission Act, SA 2007, c A-37.2.

Electric Utilities Act, SA 2003, c E-5.1.

Hydro and Electric Energy Act, RSA 2000, c H-16.

AUC Rule 007: Applications for Power Plants, Substations, Transmission Lines, Industrial System Designations, Hydro Developments and Gas Utility Pipelines.

ISO Rules.

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