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SCOTTISH POWER RENEWABLES (UK) LTD ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017 ELECTRICITY (APPLICATIONS FOR CONSENT) REGULATIONS 1990

Notice ID: GL1426797

Notice effective from
29th November 2019 to 29th December 2019

SCOTTISH POWER RENEWABLES (UK) LTD ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017 ELECTRICITY (APPLICATIONS FOR CONSENT) REGULATIONS 1990 Notice is hereby given that ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Ltd, (company registration number NI028425 registered address The Soloist, 1 Lanyon Place, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT1 3LP) has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate Sheirdrim Renewable Energy Development on land approximately 11 km south of Tarbert on the Kintyre Peninsula in Argyll and Bute (Central Grid Reference 181302, 657098). The proposed Development would have an installed capacity in excess of 100 MW comprising of up to 19 turbines with a ground to blade tip height of up to 149.9 metres, with an installed capacity of around 114 MW and two ground mounted solar arrays with an installed capacity of around 20 MW, producing a combined output of around 134 MW. A battery storage facility would also be installed with storage capacity of around 38 MW of energy. The proposed Development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and an EIA Report has been produced. ScottishPower Renewables (UK) 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 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:
Location Name
Normal Opening Hours
Address
Argyll and Bute Council, 1A Manse Brae
Monday - Friday: 9.00am to 4.00pm
1A Manse Brae Lochgilphead PA31 8RD
and is also available at the following location, during the opening hours of that facilities:
Location Name
Normal Opening Hours
Address
Whitehouse Community Hall
When the facilities are open for activities
Whitehouse PA29 6XR
The EIA Report can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ; on the application website at

https:// www.scottishpowerrenewables.com/pages/sheirdrim_renewable_energy_

development.aspx; or at

www.energyconsents.scot

.
Copies of the EIA Report may be obtained from ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Ltd (telephone: 0141 614 0451) at a charge of £1,000 hard copy and £15 on CD/DVD or USB. Copies of a short non-technical summary are available free of charge.
Any representations to the application may be submitted via the Scottish Government Energy Consents Unit website at

www.energyconsents

. scot/Register.aspx; by email to the 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. 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 representations@gov. scot will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 10th January 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 one of 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

www.energyconsents.scot

. A privacy notice and a fair processing notice are published on the Help page at

www.energyconsents.scot

. These explain how the Energy Consents Unit processes your personal data. If you have any concerns about how your personal data is handled, please email: Econsents_admin@gov.scot or write to Energy Consents Unit, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow,
G2 8LU.

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