TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997Notice ID: GLA1728499
Limekiln Wind Limited
ELECTRICITY ACT 1989
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997
THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017
Notice is hereby given that Limekiln Wind Limited, company registration number 08074755 and office at 16 West Borough, Wimborne, Dorset. BH21 1NG, has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate Limekiln Wind Farm Extension on Limekiln, Broubster & Achaveilan North Estates, south of the village of Reay, Caithness, Scotland (Central Grid References 300298, 961309). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station, in combination with the consented Limekiln Wind Farm, would be over 50MW comprising up to 5 turbines, and associated infrastructure, with a maximum ground to blade tip height of 149.9 metres, and has been subject to Environmental Impact Assessment. An EIA Report has been produced to accompany the application for consent.
Limekiln Wind Limited has also applied for a direction under Section 57(2) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 that planning permission for the development be deemed to be granted.
A copy of the application, with a plan showing the land to which it relates, together with a copy of the EIA Report discussing the Company's proposals in more detail and presenting an analysis of the environmental implications, is available for public inspection, free of charge on the application website
or on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website atwww.energyconsents.scot
under application reference ECU00002070.
Copies of the EIA Report may be obtained from Limekiln Wind Farm (contact: address Freepost Infinergy Ltd or email:
) at a charge of £750 per hard copy and free on CD. Copies of a short Non-Technical Summary are available free of charge.
Any representations to the application may be submitted via the Energy Consents Unit website at
; by email to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit mailbox at representations® gov.scot; 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 to representations@gov. scot will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 29th June 2020, 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 Scottish Ministers decide to exercise their discretion to do so, Scottish Ministers can also cause a Public Local Inquiry (PLI) to be held.
Following examination of the environmental information, Scottish Ministers will determine the application for consent in two ways:
? Consent the proposal, with or without conditions attached; or
? Reject the proposal
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