ELECTRICITY ACT 1989Notice ID: GLA1696380
SSE Generation 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 SSE Generation Limited, company registration number 02310571 with its Registered Office at 55 Vastern Road, Reading, RG1 8BU, 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 Cloiche Wind Farm at Glendoe and Garrogie Estates, approximately 11km southeast of Fort Augustus in the Highlands (Central Grid References 256665, 802745 (eastern cluster) and 247780, 802578 (western cluster)). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be over 50MW comprising up to 36 turbines with a maximum ground to blade tip height ot 149.9 metres, and has been subject to Environmental Impact Assessment. An EIA Report has been produced to accompany the application for consent. SSE Generation 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, 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 ECU00002054.
Copies of the EIA Report may be obtained from SSE Generation Limited (contact: SSE Generation, FAO Carolyn Wilson, 1 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, G2 6AY or Email:
/ Tel: 07471 533 321)
at a charge of £350 for a hard copy, or on electronic USB or DVD copies free of charge. 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 representations® gov.scot; 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 representations. Only representations sent by email firstname.lastname@example.org
will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 8th June 2020, 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
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