TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997Notice ID: GL1400678
SETT Wind Development 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 SETT Wind Development, company registration number: 10988810 and office address: 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 a generating station at the Smittons and Craigengillan North plantations, approximately 5 kilometres east of Carsphairn in Dumfries and Galloway (Central National Grid Reference (eastings) 262319 and (northings) 593591). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be over 50MW comprising up to 19 turbines, 17 with a ground to blade tip height of 145 metres and 2 with a ground to blade tip height of 125 metres and a battery energy storage facility. The proposed development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report has been produced.
SETT Wind Development 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, are available for public inspection in person, free of charge at:
Carsphairn Village Shop and Tearoom
Carsphairn Shop and Tearoom Carsphairn Castle Douglas DG7 3TQ
Dumfries and Galloway Council
0900 - 1700 office hours
Dumfries and Galloway Council
The EIA report can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ; on the application website at http://www.shepherdsrigwindfarm.co.uk or at www.energyconsents.scot.
Copies of the EIA report may be obtained from SETT Wind Development Limited (telephone: 0800 980 4299/email firstname.lastname@example.org at a charge of £750 hard copy and free of charge while stocks last 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 www.energyconsents.scot/Register.aspx; by email to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit mailbox at email@example.com; 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than Friday 1st March 2019, 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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