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Notice ID: GL1396036

Notice effective from
19th November 2018 to 19th December 2018





Notice is hereby given that Intelligent Land Investments (ILI) (Highlands PSH) Ltd, SC581757, The Shires, 33 Bothwell Road, Hamilton, ML3 0AS

has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate a pumped storage hydro scheme approximately 14 kilometres (km) south-west of Inverness (Central Grid Reference NH 60479 32531). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be in excess of 50 MW. The proposed development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report has been produced.

ILI (Highlands PSH) 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 and associated documents 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:


Opening Hours


The Highland Council Planning Office

Monday - Friday from 09:00 - 17:00

Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX

The Dores Post Office

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10:00 - 12:00

The Dores Post Office, Dores, Inverness IV2 6TT

Farr Community Hall

Monday - Friday from 09:00 - 17:00

Farr Community Hall, Farr, Inverness IV2 6XA

The EIA report can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ; on the application website at; or at Copies of the EIA report may be obtained from the Red John PSH Project

Team on behalf of ILI (Highlands PSH) Ltd (telephone: 0131 301 8600/

email: at a charge of £250 for a full hard copy and £10 on CD / USB pen drive. 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 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. 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 December the 27th 2018 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 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 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: or write to Energy Consents Unit, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G2 8LU


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