Pelican Renewable Generating Station Project

180 kilometres upstream of Fort McMurray (Alberta)

Reference number: 80145
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: Pelican RGS GP Inc.
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2018-01-10
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Responsible Authority
Status: Environmental assessment terminated

Latest Update

February 14, 2018 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency terminated the environmental assessment process of the designated project at the request of the proponent.

About the Proposal

Pelican RGS GP Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Innergex Renewable Energy Inc., is proposing the construction and operation of a run-of river hydroelectric facility on the Athabasca River located approximately 180 kilometres upstream of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The proposed Pelican Renewable Generating Station Project would have a generating capacity of 135 megawatts. Components would include a new 240 kilovolt transmission line, a spillway to increase the water level in the river, a powerhouse, in-river embankment structures, boat launches, access roads, and ramp fishways.


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Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
22nd Floor, Place Bell
160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Telephone: 613-957-0700 or 1-866-582-1884
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