ELECTRICITY ACT 1989Notice ID: GLA1610315
Energiekontor UK Ltd
ELECTRICITY ACT 1989
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997
THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017
Notice is hereby given that Energiekontor UK Ltd, Sovereign House, 212-224 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8HQ has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate a wind farm within Argyll and Bute, approximately 1.6km east of Tayinloan (Central Grid Reference NR 751474). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be up to 95.2 MW comprising 17 turbines with a ground to blade tip height of 180 metres. The proposed development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report has been produced.
Energiekontor UK 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.
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 Monday to Friday: Council Offices 9am to 12.30pm, and _1.30pm to 4pm_
Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT
The EIA report can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ; on the application website at
Copies of the EIA Report may be obtained from Energiekontor UK Ltd telephone: 0141 354 6544 at a charge of £600 hard copy and £15 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
; by email to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit mailbox firstname.lastname@example.org
; or by post to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit, 4,n 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
will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 6th April, 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
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
. A privacy notice and a fair processing notice are published on the help page atwww.energyconsents.scot
These explain how the Energy Consents Unit processes your personal information. 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