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Renewable Energy Systems

Planning Application for a Wind Farm and Battery Energy Storage System, South/East Ayrshire

Notice ID: GLA2475999

Notice effective from
17th August 2022 to 16th September 2022

Renewable Energy Systems Ltd
Notice is hereby given that Renewable Energy Systems Ltd (RES), company registration number 1589961, with its Registered Office at Beaufort Court, Egg Farm Lane, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, WD4 8LR, has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate a generating station comprising of a wind farm and battery energy storage system, known as Sclenteuch Wind Farm, in both South Ayrshire and East Ayrshire near Waterside, west of the A713 (Central Grid Reference 240700E, 607500N). The combined installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be 99 MW (54 MW wind farm and 45 MW battery energy storage system) comprising up to nine turbines with a maximum ground to blade tip height of 200 metres and has been subject to Environmental Impact Assessment. An EIA Report has been produced to accompany the application for consent.
RES 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, is available for public inspection, free of charge on the application website

or on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website at

under application reference ECU00003318.
Copies of the EIA Report may be obtained from Carey Green (telephone: 1872 226 931 / email:

) at a charge of E400 per hard copy or free of charge on DVD/CD/USB.
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 at

; 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 30th September 2022, 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 is published on the help page at

. This explains how the Energy Consents Unit processes your personal information. If you have any concerns about how your personal data is handled, please email



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