BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE UK LIMITED ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 (SECTION 36C) TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017Notice ID: GL1417674
BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE UK LIMITED ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 (SECTION 36C) TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017
Notice is hereby given that Brookfield Renewable UK Limited, company registration number 06636519, with its Registered Office at Level 25, 1 Canada Square, London, E14 5AA and a place of business at 38 Thistle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1EN, has applied to the Scottish Ministers under Section 36C of the Electricity Act 1989 to vary the section 36 consent to construct and operate Kennoxhead Wind Farm at 3.3km south of the village of Glespin, South Lanarkshire, (Central Grid Reference NS76658 23942) previously consented on 15th July 2015 by Scottish Ministers ("the variation application").
The variation application seeks to make the following variations: The applicant is proposing to vary the consent by increasing the maximum tip height of the turbines from 145 metres (m) to a maximum of 180m and extending the commissioning time period from 18 months to 36 months (and associated construction phase). The installed capacity of the proposed generating stated would be greater than 50MW. The proposed varied development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an EIA Report has been produced.
Brookfield Renewable UK 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 summary of the variation application, a copy of the variation application, a link to the original section 36 consent decision letter and the EIA Report prepared in relation to the proposed varied development can be found at the following website:
The variation application and the EIA Report is available for inspection, free of charge, during normal office hours at:
St Brides Centre Braehead Douglas Lanark
South Lanarkshire Council
154 Montrose Crescent
Scottish Government Victoria Quay Edinburgh
They can also be viewed at the following website:
Copies of the variation application and the EIA Report may be obtained from Brookfield Renewable UK Limited, contact 0131 243 9100 at a charge of £250 hard copy and £10 on CD. Copies of a non-technical summary are available free of charge.
Any representations to the application may be submitted via the Energy Consents Unit website at
or by email to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit mailbox email@example.com
or alternatively 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 the address stipulated will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 23rd August 2019, although Ministers may consider representations received after this date.
Should additional substantive information be made available in
relation to this application, then further public notices will give
advice on how this information may be viewed by members of the
public, and how representations may be made to Scottish Ministers.
Where Scottish Ministers decide to exercise their discretion to do so, Scottish Ministers may cause a Public Local Inquiry (PLI) to be held.
Following receipt of all views and representations, 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
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