TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997Notice ID: GL1390149
SSE Generation 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 SSE Generation Limited, (Company Number: 02310571) having their registered office at No.1 Forbury Place, 43 Forbury Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 3JH) has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate a Wind Farm at Tangy Wind Farm and Land North of Kilchenzie, Kintyre Peninsula, Argyll and Bute, Scotland (Central Grid Reference [168215, 629050]). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be in excess of 50 MW comprising 16 turbines with a ground to blade tip height of up to 149.9 metres. The proposed development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report has been produced.
SSE Generation 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, are available for public inspection in person, free of charge, during normal office hours at:
Argyll and Bute Council, Customer Service Point
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
1A Manse Brae, Lochgilphead, PA31 8RD
Argyll and Bute Council, Burnet Building
Monday to Friday: 9am to 12.30pm, and 1.30pm to 4pm
St John St, Campbeltown, PA28 6BJ
Tayinloan Post Office,
Monday to Friday: 10am to 1pm
Tayinloan Store, Tayinloan, Tarbert, PA29 6XG
The EIA report can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ; on the application website at www.sse.com/tangy-repower; or at www.energyconsents.scot.
Copies of the EIA report may be obtained from SSE Generation Limited (telephone 0141 224 7337 / email to Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org) at a
charge of £450 hard copy and £10 on CD. 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.
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 26 October 2018, 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
Fair Processing Notice
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 www.energyconsents.scot. When making an email or paper representation you will automatically be opted in to its publication unless you choose to mark it as confidential. We may share your personal data with DPEA and local Planning Authorities but will not publish your personal data (e.g. your name and address) as this is removed beforehand in compliance with the Data Protection Act. Should you choose not to provide your personal data then your representation will only be considered by Scottish Ministers and not be shared for consideration with any other party. If you have any concerns about how your personal data is handled, please email us at: Econsents_admin@gov.scot or write to Energy Consents Unit, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G2 8LU