ELECTRICITY ACT 1989Notice ID: GLA1830750
Energy Isles Shetland Limited
ELECTRICITY ACT 1989
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997
THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017
The Electricity Works (Miscellaneous Temporary Modifications) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020
Notice is hereby given that Energy Isles Shetland Limited, company registration number 12044893 with its Registered Office at 41 Moorgate, London, United Kingdom, EC2R 6PP has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate a wind farm known as Energy Isles Wind Farm, Yell, Shetland Islands (Central Grid Reference 450134,1201392). The application also requests that a direction be made by the Scottish Ministers granting planning permission under section 57 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997. The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be over 50MW comprising up to 23 turbines, 9 of which would have a maximum ground to blade tip height of 180 metres and 14 of which would have a maximum ground to blade tip height of 200 metres. The proposed generating station and ancillary development has been subject to Environmental Impact Assessment. An EIA Report has been produced to accompany the application for consent.
Energy Isles Shetland Limited has now submitted Additional Information to Scottish Ministers relating to Energy Isles Wind Farm.
A copy of the Additional Information alongside the application and EIA Report is available for public inspection, free of charge on the application website
or on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website atwww.energyconsents.scot
under application reference ECU00001844.
Please note that no physical copies of the documents are available to view at Council offices or libraries. This is due to the current COVID-19 restrictions. This approach complies with The Electricity Works (Miscellaneous Temporary Modifications) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020, which came into force on the 24th April 2020.
Copies of the Additional Information can be obtained from Energy isles Shetland Limited (email:
) at a charge of £800 per hard copy and £20 on USB. Copies of a short Non-Technical Summary are available free of charge.
Any representations to the application may be submitted via the Energy Consents Unitwebsite at
; byemailto 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. 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
will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 12 October 2020, although Ministers may consider representations received after this date.
Any subsequent information which is submitted by the developer under the Electricity Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 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
All previous representations received in relation to application documents submitted regarding this development remain valid.
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 atwww.energyconsents.scot
. This explains how the Energy Consents Unit processes your personal information. If you have any concerns about how your personal data is handled, please emailEconsents_admin@gov.scot