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    Source:  Alberta Utilities Commission

    Mainstream Renewable in violation of noise levels, seeks waiver — request for submissions regarding application 

    Source:  Alberta Utilities Commission | Alberta, Hearings, Law, Noise

    The Alberta Utilities Commission, the independent utilities regulator, will be considering the Oldman 2 wind farm post-construction sound survey at six locations in fulfillment of terms and conditions in Approval U2013-260. [Power Plant Approval U2013-260, Proceeding 2572, Application 1609509, May 15, 2013.]

    At one of the six locations evaluated for noise levels near the Oldman 2 wind power plant, as required for compliance with Approval U2013-260, receptor C is in excess of the permissible sound levels.

    The operator of the wind farm, Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd., is requesting, on behalf of Oldman 2 Wind Farm Limited, a waiver to exempt the Oldman 2 wind power plant from having to comply with the permissible sound levels at receptor C.

    If you feel you may be affected by this application or if you would like to provide input in this proceeding, you can file a submission with the AUC to review before it makes its decision.

    Written submissions are due April 7, 2016.

    Additional information about the application

    For full application details visit the AUC website, log on to the eFiling System, enter the proceeding number [21191] and select go.

    To learn more about the application process contact Jack Davis at 403-592-4467 or email your questions to

    The application and any associated documents being reviewed are publicly available on our website.

    For further details about the application, please contact the applicant:

    Mainstream Renewable Power
    Alan McCarthy
    Phone: 011-353-87-137-3360

    Mainstream Renewable Power
    Inês Ribeiro Canella
    Phone: 403-919-9526


    To register your concerns, or your support for the proposed project, please visit the AUC website and log in to the eFiling System to file your submission for Proceeding 21191. If you do not have access to the Internet, please contact us at 780-427-4903 for other options for submitting your concerns and participating in this proceeding. If no written submissions are received, the Commission may make its decision without further notice or process.

    Those who do not have access to the Internet can send a submission by mail or fax, and the AUC will upload the submission on your behalf. Please send your name, address, phone number, legal land location, description of your land in relation to the proposed development and describe your interest in the land, your business, or your activities which may be affected. Please briefly describe the issues you would like the AUC to consider when making its decision.


    To support an open and transparent process, information you send to the AUC will be publicly available through the AUC’s eFiling System. If there is confidential information you would like to file, a request must be made in advance of filing your submission.

    Issued on March 15, 2016.

    Alberta Utilities Commission
    Douglas A. Larder, QC, General Counsel

    Proceeding 21191
    Application 21191-A001

    Download original document: “Application to review the post-construction sound survey for the Oldman 2 wind power plant in the Pincher Creek area”

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