Brockloch Rig III Ltd ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2000Notice ID: GL1300265
Brockloch Rig III Ltd ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2000
Notice is hereby given that Brockloch Rig III Ltd, a company registered in Scotland with company registration number SC295868 and whose registered address is at C/o Harper Macleod LLP, The Ca'd'oro, Glasgow, G1 3PE has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent to construct and operate a wind farm scheme at Carsphairn Forest, Dumfries and Galloway (Central Grid Reference NS 579 028 and NS 578 003). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be up to 67.5 MW comprising 20 turbines; x8 with a ground to blade tip height not exceeding 125 metres and x12 with a ground to blade tip height not exceeding 177.5 metres.
Brockloch Rig III 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 Environmental Statement discussing the Company's proposals in more detail and presenting an analysis of the environmental implications, are available for inspection, free of charge, during normal office hours at:
Dumfries & Galloway Council, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DD
Carsphairn Shop and Tea Rooms, Mainstreet, Carsphairn, DG7 3TQ
Dalmellington Area Centre, 33 Main Street, Dalmellington, Ayr, KA6 7QL
The Environmental Statement can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ.
Copies of the Environmental Statement may be obtained from the agent Natural Power, The Green House, Forrest Estate, Dalry, Castle Douglas, DG7 3XS (tel: 01644 430 008) at a charge of £1152 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 or by email to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit mailbox at email@example.com 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 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 byemail to the address stipulated will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 27 January 2017, although Ministers may consider representations received after this date.
When initial comments from statutory consultees are received 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. During the consideration of the proposal, Scottish Ministers may formally request further information to supplement the Environmental Statement and this will also be advertised in such a manner.
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 receipt of all views and representations, 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 Local Energy & Consents 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 Local Energy & Consents, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G2 8LU