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ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Ltd ELECTRICITY ACT 1989

Notice ID: GLA1976079

Notice effective from
12th February 2021 to 14th March 2021

ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Ltd ELECTRICITY ACT 1989

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997

Notice is hereby given that ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Limited, (Company Number: NI028425) having their registered office at The Soloist, 1 Lanyon Place, Belfast, United Kingdom, BT1 3LP) has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) facility at Black Law Windfarm Extension Phase 2, North Lanarkshire (Central Grid Reference NS 8865 5535). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be over 50 megawatts and up to 100 megawatts. The proposed development is not subject to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).

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, is available for public inspection, free of charge on the application website

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

bess.aspx or on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website at

www.energyconsents.scot

under application reference ECU00002154.

Copies of the application documents may be obtained from ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Ltd (telephone: 07598 607065 email blacklawbess@

scottishpower.com

) at a charge of £150 hard copy and £20 on CD.

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

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 to

representations@gov.scot

will receive acknowledgement.

All representations should be received not later than 19th March 2021, although Ministers may consider representations received after this date.

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

www.energyconsents.scot

. A privacy notice is published on the help page at

www.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 email

Econsents_admin@gov.scot

.

Attachments

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