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    Wheatland Wind Project Connection (1718)

     Wheatland Wind Project Ltd. (Wheatland), has applied to the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) for transmission system access to connect its approved Wheatland Wind Project (Facility) in the Dorothy area.  Wheatland's request can be met by the following solution:

    • Add one 144 kilovolt (kV) transmission line, to connect the Facility to the existing 144 kV transmission line 7L85 in a T-tap configuration. Originally, the Facility was proposed to connect using an in-and-out configuration.
    • Add or modify associated equipment as required for the above transmission developments.

    Notice of NID Approval Amendment Filing

    The AESO intends to file an application with the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to amend the Needs Identification Document (NID) approval for the Wheatland Wind Project Connection on or after February 9, 2022. 

    Market participant notification

    Notification of regulatory filing advertisement 

    Need overview

    Needs Identification Document

    Wheatland Wind Project Connection Needs Identification Document [Posted: Nov. 9, 2018]

    Appendix A - Connection Assessment
    Appendix B - TFO Capital Cost Estimates
    Appendix C - AESO Participant Involvement Program
    Appendix D - Commission Rule 007, Section 6.2.1 NID23(3)

    Latest updates

    • Jan. 13, 2022 Notice of NID Approval Amendment Filing: Wheatland Wind Project Connection
    • Dec. 8, 2021 Market Participant Notification for the Wheatland Wind Project Connection in the Dorothy Area
    • Jun. 24, 2021 Updated Need Overview: Wheatland Wind Project Connection
    • Nov. 8, 2018 AESO NID Filed: Wheatland Wind Project Connection
    • Sep. 26, 2018 Market Participant Notification for Planned Generating Facility Connections in the AESO’s Central Planning Region
    • Sep. 27, 2017 Need for the Wheatland Wind Project Connection in the Dorothy area