ELECTRICITY ACT 1989Notice ID: MF0559240
REG Greenburn 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 REG Greenburn Limited, company registration number SC508240, c/o Gillespie Macandrew LLP, 5 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8EJ has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate Greenburn Wind Park on land 4.5km to the west of New Cumnock, adjacent to the former Greenburn surface mine (Central Grid Reference 255753E 614596N). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be over 50MW comprising 16 turbines with a ground to blade tip height of up to 149.9 metres and battery storage facility. The proposed development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report has been produced.
REG Greenburn 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 including additional information relating to omitted information at Table 7.36 of Chapter 7 regarding visual effects on settlements ("the information") 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 (ECU00002037)
Electronic USB copies of the EIA Report may be obtained free of charge from Pagoda PR on behalf of REG Greenburn Limited (Contact Giselle Dye or Keith Geddes by telephone: 0131 556 0770 or via email at
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 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
will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 14th August 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
All previous representations received in relation to application documents submitted regarding this development remain valid.
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