A 300-megawatt hydroelectric dam has been proposed for the Peace River, and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is trying to decide whether a federal environmental assessment is needed for the project. The Amisk Hydroelectric Project is proposed for 15 kilometres upstream of Dunvegan by AHP Development Corporation.
It’s proposed to generate roughly 1,875 gigawatt hours of electricity each year through the operation of a powerhouse, transmission line and substation. A spillway, headpond and passageways for fish and boats would also be built.
Comments from the public on the project and its potential effects can be submitted to the CEAA by November 16th for consideration:
Amisk Hydroelectric Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
9700 Jasper Avenue, Suite 1145
Edmonton, AB T5J 4C3
Email: CEAA.Amisk[email protected].