Alberta commission seeks comment on 9.9-MW Oyen solar project

The Alberta Utilities Commission on Aug. 23 went out for comment until Sept. 20 on an application from KS Canada 1 Ltd. to construct and operate a new solar power plant under Section 11 of the Hydro and Electric Energy Act.

The Oyen Solar Park will have a generation capacity of 9.9 MW and is proposed to be located near the town of Oyen. The Oyen Solar Park will consist of approximately 41,360 photovoltaic solar panels mounted on fixed-angle steel supports as well as associated inverters and transformers.

KS Canada 1 is a project affiliate of Kronos Solar out of Germany. Kronos Solar describes itself in an application documents as one of the leading international developers of large-scale solar parks. It is active internationally (Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Netherlands, France, Mexico, etc.) Since the establishment of the company, it has already developed more than 350 MW of solar power. It is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

Company contact information is:

  • Headquarters – Kronos Solar Projects GmbH, Petersplatz 10, 80331, Munich – Germany, Phone: +49 89 8905 708-33,, Website:
  • Alberta Offices – KS Canada 1 Ltd., 151 Manora Drive NW, T2A 4P6, Calgary – Alberta, Phone: +49 89 8905 708-33, Email:
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