Pelican Renewable Generating Station Project

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.

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.



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  • Location

    • 180 kilometres upstream of Fort McMurray (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Hydroelectric Energy
  • Assessment Status

  • Proponent

    Pelican RGS GP Inc.
  • Authorities

    • Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.

Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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