WHITELAW BRAE WINDFARM LTDNotice ID: GLA1781407
WHITELAW BRAE WINDFARM LTD
ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 (SECTION 36C)
THE ELECTRICITY GENERATING STATIONS (APPLICATIONS FOR VARIATION OF CONSENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2013
Notice is hereby given that Whitelaw Brae Windfarm Limited, company registration number SC456527, Ground Floor West Suite Prospect House, 5 Thistle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1DF has applied to the Scottish Ministers to vary the section 36 consent to construct and operate a wind farm at land approximately 3km south of Tweedsmuir that lies within the Scottish Borders Local Authority area (Central Grid Reference, OSGB: 307000, 620000) previously consented on 7th December 2017 by Scottish Ministers ("the variation application").
The variation application seeks to make the following variations:
? Extend the generation lifetime of the wind farm from 25 years to 30 years;
? Increase the consented tip height from 133.5m to up to 136.5m;
? Provide clarification on the Drawing listed as Annex E in the consent.
A summary of the variation application, a copy of the variation application, a link to the original section 36 consent decision letter and the environmental reports prepared in relation to the proposed varied development can be found at the following website:
They can also be viewed at
Copies of the further information may be obtained from Whitelaw Brae Windfarm Limited (tel:0141 468 0588) at a charge of £50 hard copy and £10 on CD.
Any representations to the application may be submitted via the Energy Consents Unit website at
. aspx or by email to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit mailbox firstname.lastname@example.org
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 grounds for representation, not later than 24th August 2020. Please note that there may be a delay in the Energy Consents Unit receiving representations by post.
Representations should be dated and should clearly state the name (in block capitals) and full return email and postal address of those making representation. Only representations sent by email to the address stipulated will receive acknowledgement.
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
General Data Protection Regulations
The Scottish Government Energy Consents Unit processes consent applications and consultation representations under the Electricity Act 1989. During the process, to support transparency in decision making, the Scottish Government publishes online at
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. scot. This explains how the Energy Consents Unit processes your personal information. If you have any concerns about how your personal data is handled, please emailEconsents_admin@gov.scot