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AR 80/2009 MUNICIPAL OWN-USE GENERATION REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 135/2018)

ALBERTA REGULATION 80/2009

Electric Utilities Act

MUNICIPAL OWN‑USE GENERATION REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1       Definition

                2       Municipal interest in generating unit

                3       Compliance plan

                4       Expiry


                5       Coming into force

Definition

1   In this Regulation, “site” means a site as defined in the ISO rules.

Municipal interest in generating unit

2   In addition to section 95 of the Act, a municipality or a subsidiary of a municipality may hold an interest in a generating unit located within the boundaries of the municipality if

                                 (a)    an arrangement is in place to ensure that all of the electric energy produced by the unit in each settlement interval is purchased by the municipality for one or more sites within the boundaries of the municipality,

                                 (b)    the municipality owns or leases property, including land or buildings, at the location of those sites, and

                                 (c)    the municipality is responsible for paying the electricity bill for those sites.

AR 80/2009 s2;135/2018

Compliance plan

3(1)  Before a generating unit referred to in section 2 may begin to exchange electric energy with the interconnected electric system, the municipality must

                                 (a)    prepare a compliance plan setting out how the municipality will meet the requirements of section 2,

                                 (b)    file the compliance plan with the Market Surveillance Administrator, and

                                 (c)    receive approval of the compliance plan from the Market Surveillance Administrator.

(2)  The Market Surveillance Administrator may approve a compliance plan, with or without changes, and with or without conditions.

(3)  A municipality may file a new or revised compliance plan with the Market Surveillance Administrator from time to time and on receipt of a new or revised compliance plan the Market Surveillance Administrator may approve it, with or without changes, and with or without conditions.

(4)  A municipality must receive approval of the Market Surveillance Administrator before implementing a new or revised compliance plan.

Expiry

4   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on March 31, 2022.

AR 80/2009 s4;11/2018

Coming into force

5   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2009.