Fred. Olsen Renewables Limited has applied for consent for 60 MW - comprising 8 turbines
What is planned?
FRED. OLSEN RENEWABLES 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 Fred. Olsen Renewables Limited, company registration number 13633932 with its Registered Office at 2nd Floor, 36 Broadway, London, United Kingdom, SW1H OBH, has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate a wind farm known as Scawd Law Wind Farm, Scottish Borders (Central Grid Reference NT371402). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be approximately 60 MW - comprising 8 turbines, with a maximum blade tip of 180 metres, and on-site energy storage system of around 12 MW - and has been subject to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). An EIA Report has been produced to accompany the application for consent.
Fred. Olsen Renewables 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: https://fredolsenrenewables.com/windfarm-collection/united-kingdom/scawd-law/ or on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website at www.energyconsents.scot under application reference ECU00002111.
Copies of the EIA Reports may be obtained from Fred Olsen through Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org at a charge of £1,250 per hard copy and at a charge of £15 on a DVD/USB. Hard 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than DAY MONTH YEAR 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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