Pencloe Wind Energy Ltd ELECTRICITY ACT (Section 36C) TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017Notice ID: GRE1922591
Pencloe Wind Energy Ltd ELECTRICITY ACT (Section 36C) TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017
Notice is hereby given that Pencloe Wind Energy Ltd (Company registration number: SC398688 and having its registered office at 50 Lothian Road, Festival Square, Edinburgh UK EH3 9WJ) has applied to the Scottish Ministers to vary the section 36 consent to construct and operate the Pencloe Wind Farm on land at Pencloe Farm and the Carsphairn Forest to the south of the settlement of New Cumnock (central grid reference: NS 60507 06671) previously consented on 6 December 2019 by Scottish Ministers ("the variation application").The proposed development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an EIA Report has been produced in line with current guidance.
Pencloe Wind Energy Ltd has now submitted additional information to Scottish Ministers, which includes environmental information relating to the landscape and visual impact assessment, noise, peat and the repositioning of Turbines 1 and 2.
Pencloe Wind Energy Ltd 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.
The information is available for public inspection free of charge on the application website at
or at the Scottish Government Energy Consents website atwww.energyconsents.scot
Copies of the additional information may also be obtained from Pencloe Wind Energy Ltd (tel: 01383 749645) at a charge of £20 hard copy and £15 on CD.
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.
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 10 January 2021, 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.
Where Scottish Ministers decide to exercise their discretion to do so, Scottish Ministers can cause a Public Local Inquiry (PLI) to be held.
Following examination of the environmental information and all views and representations received, Scottish Ministers will determine this application for consent in one of two ways:
Consent the proposal, with or without conditions attached; or Reject the proposal
All previous representations received in relation to this development remain valid.
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