Rothes III Limited ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017Notice ID: GL1403446
Rothes III Limited ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017 Notice is hereby given that Rothes III Limited, SC307540 whose registered address is c/o Harper Macleod Llp, The Cadoro, 45 Gordon Street, Glasgow, G1 3PE has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate a wind farm located on the hills of Carn na Cailliche west of Rothes in Moray (Central Grid Reference 320993E 848356N). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be up to 138 MW comprising 29 turbines with a ground to blade tip height of up to 225 metres. The proposed development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report has been produced.
Rothes III Limited 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, are available for public inspection in person, free of charge, during normal office hours at:
8:45am to 5pm Monday to Friday
High Street, Elgin, IV30 1BX Tel: 01343 543 451
Monday: 10am - 12pm
Tuesday: 2.30pm - 5pm; 5:30pm - 8pm
Wednesday: 10am - 12 noon
Thursday: 2.30pm - 5pm; 5:30pm - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 12pm
94 High Street,
Tel: 01340 871 693
The EIA report can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ; on the application website at fredolsenrenewables. com/windfarms/rothes-iii/; or at www.energyconsents.scot.
Copies of the EIA report may be obtained from Natural Power (telephone: 01786 542910/email firstname.lastname@example.org) at a charge of £900 hard copy and £10 on CD. Copies of a short non-technical summary are available at a price of £10.
Any representations to the application may be submitted via the Energy Consents Unit website at www.energyconsents.scot/Register.aspx; by email to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit mailbox at 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 firstname.lastname@example.org will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than the 18th of March 2019, 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
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