Kneehill Solar Generation Facility

Project Updates

July 23, 2020: We received an extension of the development permit for the Kneehill 1 project from Kneehill County until May 31, 2021.

December 23, 2019: We applied for and were granted an extension to the construction completion date to Jan 31, 2022, from the Alberta Utilities Commission. (Update Letter)

July 25, 2019: We received an extension of the development permit for the Kneehill 1 project from Kneehill County until Aug 23, 2020.

August 23, 2018: We received a development permit for the Kneehill 1 project from Kneehill County. 

April 13, 2018: We have received approval from the Alberta Utilities Commission to construct and operate.

Overview

Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. is planning to build and operate a 25 megawatt (MW) solar power generation facility located approximately 2.5 km northwest of Three Hills, Alberta. The project has the potential to generate approximately 44,000 megawatt hours (MWh) annually, which is enough to power approximately 6,000 households on average.

The Project Proponent: Samsung Renewable Energy Inc.

Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. has extensive experience developing solar facilities and other generation projects around the world. This includes two 100 MW solar projects in Ontario, which represent some of the largest solar facilities in Canada, each powering more than 17,000 Canadian homes.

We Want to Hear From You

The consultation process for this project is ongoing. Samsung is committed to engaging in timely and meaningful consultation with the community regarding this project. We will work in a collaborative and responsive manner to share information and address questions and concerns from landowners and other interested parties.

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