SCOTTISHPOWER RENEWABLES (UK) LIMITED ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017 ELECTRICITY (APPLICATIONS FOR CONSENT) REGULATIONS 1990Notice ID: GLA1959659
SCOTTISH POWER RENEWABLES (UK) LIMITED ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017 ELECTRICITY (APPLICATIONS FOR CONSENT) REGULATIONS 1990
Notice is hereby given that ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Limited, (company registration number NI028425, registered address The Soloist, 1 Lanyon Place, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT1 3LP) (the Company) has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate 11 wind turbines (generating capacity of around 62 MW) and associated infrastructure on land (the Site) directly adjacent to the operational Kilgallioch Windfarm. The Site is located north west of Eldrig Fell, approximately 9.5 km north west of the village of Kirkcowan, covering an area of approximately 752.8 ha. The main development area of the Site (the area in which turbines are located) sits within the Dumfries and Galloway local authority area. The Site access, which is taken from the A714, is located within the South Ayrshire local authority area. The proposed Development is subject to environmental impact assessment (EIA) and an EIA Report was submitted in 2019. An EIA Report Addendum has been produced to capture amendments to the proposed Development application and this is considered to be additional information.
The Company has also applied for a direction under Section 57(2) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 that planning permission for the proposed Development be deemed to be granted. A copy of the Addendum, containing the additional information, is available for public inspection, free of charge on the application website:
. aspx or on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website atwww.energyconsents.scot
under application reference ECU00001996. Copies of the EIA Report Addendum may be obtained from ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Limited (telephone: 0141 614 6992, email address:email@example.com
, postal address: Kilgallioch Extension Project Team, 9th Floor ScottishPower HQ, 320 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5AD) at a charge of £50 for a hard copy and £10 on CD or USB. Any representations to the application may be submitted via the Scottish Government Energy Consents Unit website atwww.energyconsents.scot/Register.aspx
; by email to the Energy Consents Unit mailbox firstname.lastname@example.org
; or by post to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G2 8LU, identifying the proposal and specifying the grounds for representation. Please note that there may be a delay in the Energy Consents Unit receiving representations by post. Written or emailed representations should be dated, clearly stating the name (in block capitals), full return email and postal address of those making representations. Only representations sent by email email@example.com
will receive acknowledgement. All representations should be received not later than 16 February 2021, although Ministers may consider representations received after this date. Any subsequent additional information which is submitted by the developer will be subject to further public notice in this manner and representations to such information will be accepted as per this notice.
As a result of a statutory objection from the relevant planning authority, or where the Scottish Ministers decide to exercise their discretion to do so, the Scottish Ministers can also cause a public local inquiry to be held. Following examination of the environmental information, the Scottish Ministers will determine the application for consent in one of two ways:
* Consent the proposal, with or without conditions attached; or
* Reject the proposal.
General Data Protection Regulations The Scottish Government Energy Consents Unit processes consent applications and consultation representations under The Electricity Act 1989. During the process, to support transparency in decision making, the Scottish Government publishes online at
. A privacy notice and a fair processing notice are published on the Help page atwww.energyconsents.scot
. These explain how the Energy Consents Unit processes your personal data. If you have any concerns about how your personal data is handled, please email:Econsents_admin@gov.scot
or write to Energy Consents Unit, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G2 8LU.