Termination of the Keephills STS Agreements

On November 24, 2017, the AESO submitted an application with the AUC requesting legal determinations around Supply Transmission Service (STS) at the Keephills generating units 1 and 2.

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DOE Capacity Market Engagement Session (Stakeholder Involvement)

On November 17, 2017 the DOE hosted a second stakeholder consultation session on overarching policy decisions that will guide the capacity market design. The first, on resource adequacy, took place on October 27, 2017 and the final session on cost allocation will take place sometime in mid-December. 

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Request to Review & Vary the HTR Decision

TransAlta and TransCanada have both submitted a request to review and vary (R&V) Decision 21115-D01-2017 in which the AUC found the Historical Trading Report is contrary to market efficiency, and directed the AESO to cease publishing. 

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Enel Energy Complaint Against the AESO  

 

Enel Energy and the AESO have put forward argument and reply argument in proceeding 22367 on Enel’s complaint against the AESO. The complaint is related to the customer contribution for connecting Castle Rock Ridge (CRR) wind farm near Pincher Creek to the Alberta electric system.  

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AESO Capacity Market Design Straw Proposal

On May 17, 2017, the AESO hosted a stakeholder session on Capacity Market Design.  In response to pressure from stakeholders, the AESO’s presentation included actual market design options.  

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AUC Distributed Generation Inquiry – Summary of Responses

The responses to the Alberta Utilities Commission questions regarding the development of distributed generation (DG) in the province were numerous and varied. They spanned a range of topics from technical solutions to high-level regulatory changes.  Given the volume of information available, it is helpful to focus on two main issue which present the most significant challenges and were raised by most of the participants in their responses.

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The AESO Capacity Market April 2017 Stakeholder Information Session

On Tuesday April 25, 2017, the AESO hosted another stakeholder engagement session on the development of the Alberta Capacity Market.  

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Renewable Electricity Program

March 31, 2017 marked the start of the first round of competition for the Government of Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program (REP). 

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ENEL Wind Connection Complaint Against the AESO

Enel Wind Inc. has filed a complaint with the AUC against the AESO related to the customer contribution charge for connecting Castle Rock Ridge (CRR) wind farm near Pincher Creek to the Alberta electric system.   

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