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    Estuary Solar Project Connection (2418)

    Greencells Indygen Alberta Ltd. (Greencells) has applied to the AESO for transmission system access to connect its proposed Estuary Solar Project (Facility) in the Hamlet of McNeil area. Greencells' request can be met by the following solution:

    • Add one 138 kV transmission line to connect the Facility to the existing Empress 394S substation in a radial configuration.
    • Modify the Empress 394S substation, including adding one 138 kV circuit breaker.
    • Increase the capacity of the existing 138 kV transmission line 760L from 120 MVA to 240 MVA.
    • Add or modify associated equipment as required for the above transmission developments.

    Notice of Filing

    The AESO intends to file the Estuary Solar Project Connection Needs Identification Document (NID) application with the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) on or after April 25, 2024.

    Market Participant Notification

    Need Overview

    Latest updates

    • Apr. 10, 2024 Notice of Filing: Estuary Solar Project Connection
    • Mar. 19, 2024 Market Participant Notification for the Estuary Solar Project Connection in the Hamlet of McNeil area
    • Mar. 1, 2023 Need Overview: Estuary Solar Project Connection