Seeking input about proposed rule changes and other initiatives

Participants in this forum provide Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) staff with suggestions about recommended changes to improve and modernize rules that are considered by the Commission and other organizational initiatives.

Anyone interested in participating in the review of rate or facility project applications should register to participate through the eFiling System.

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Active consultations

July 10, 2024

Process for franchise agreement and franchise fee approvals under new legislation

Process for franchise agreement and franchise fee approvals under new legislation  The AUC has outlined processes for approving municipal franchise agreements and franchise fees affected by the Alberta government’s Utilities Affordability Statutes Amendment Act, 2024...
May 2, 2024

Rule 007: Applications for Power Plants, Substations, Transmission Lines, Industrial System Designations, Hydro Developments and Gas Utility Pipelines

The AUC is conducting a review of Rule 007: Applications for Power Plants, Substations, Transmission Lines, Industrial System Designations, Hydro Developments and Gas Utility Pipelines and is initiating a series of consultations on specific topics....
February 5, 2024

Emergency Billing Relief

The Alberta Utilities Commission is initiating a consultation to incorporate requirements for emergency billing relief into a new rule to provide predictability and transparency for stakeholders.   Alberta wildfire season extends from March 1 to October...

Closed consultations

November 29, 2023

Rule 012: Noise Control

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) has revised Rule 012: Noise Control with an effective date of September 30, 2024. Major changes to Rule 012 include:  Section 1.4 has been updated to clarify that continuous and...

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