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NuVista Energy Ltd. Application for an Order Permitting the Sharing of Records Not Available to the Public Regarding the Wembley Thermal Power Plant, AUC Decision 28571-D01-2023

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Electricity – Markets

Application

NuVista Energy Ltd. (“NuVista”) applied pursuant to s 3 of the Fair, Efficient and Open Competition Regulation (“FEOCR”), seeking permission to share records not available to the public regarding the Wembley Thermal Power Plant consisting of a natural gas fired turbine with a generating capability of 16.5 megawatts (“MW”). NuVista applied to share records between NuVista and URICA Energy Real Time Ltd. (“URICA”).

Decision

The AUC was satisfied that NuVista demonstrated that: (i) the sharing of records was reasonably necessary for NuVista to carry out its business; and (ii) the subject records would not be used for any purpose that did not support the fair, efficient and openly competitive operation of the Alberta electricity market. The AUC was also satisfied that the total offer control of the parties would not exceed the offer control limit of 30 percent under s 5(5) of the FEOCR. The AUC approved the application.

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