ScottlshPower Renewables ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 AND THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (MISCELLANEOUS TEMPORARY MODIFICATIONS) (CORONAVIRUS) (SCOTLAND)Notice ID: GRE1927395
ScottlshPower Renewables ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 AND THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (MISCELLANEOUS TEMPORARY MODIFICATIONS) (CORONAVIRUS) (SCOTLAND)
THE ELECTRICITY (APPLICATIONS FOR CONSENT) REGULATIONS 1990 (AS AMENDED)
Notice is hereby given that ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Limited, (Company Number: NI028425) having their registered office at The Soloist, 1 Lanyon Place, Belfast, United Kingdom, BT1 3LP) has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to extend the operational Dersalloch Windfarm by construction and operation of a Battery Energy Storage System on Land within the existing Dersalloch Windfarm, at the former Dersalloch Windfarm construction compound (Central National Grid Reference 242893, 605864). The installed capacity of the proposed extension would be up to 50 MW. The proposed development is not subject to Environmental Impact Assessment.
ScottishPower Renewables 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.
Due to the health and safety concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), under the Town and Country Planning (Miscellaneous Temporary Modifications) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020, the requirement of copies to be available for inspection at a place or address is removed. However, please contact Arcus Consultancy Services (
) for a Sharepoint link for a copy of the application, with a plan showing the land to which it relates, together with a copy of the supporting statement discussing the Company's proposals in more detail and presenting an analysis of the environmental implications, and a copy of the battery Technology statement and non-technical summary document. The same application documentation including the supporting statement can also be viewed atwww.energyconsents.scot
Copies of the application documentation may be obtained from ScottishPower Renewables (
) at the charge of £750 for hard copies and £20 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 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
will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than the date falling 30 days from the date of the last print publication of 7th Jan 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.
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 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.