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HOPSRIG WIND FARM LIMITED ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017

Notice ID: GLA2249224

Notice effective from
10th December 2021 to 9th January 2022

HOPSRIG WIND FARM 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 Hopsrig Wind Farm Limited, company registration number SC501771, with its Registered Office at Muirhall Farm, Auchengray, Carnwath, Lanark, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, ML11 8LL, 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 Hopsrig Wind Farm, located approximately 7.5 km north-west of Langholm and 15 km north-east of Lockerbie in Dumfries and Galloway (Central Grid Reference E328347 N588531). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be over 50MW comprising up to 13 turbines with a maximum ground to blade tip height of 200 metres, and has been subject to Environmental Impact Assessment. An EIA Report has been produced to accompany the application for consent.
Hopsrig Wind Farm 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

https://www.muirhallenergy.co.uk/project/hopsrig

or on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website at

www.energyconsents.scot

under application reference ECU00002160.
Copies of the EIA Report may be obtained from Muirhall Energy (telephone: 01501 785 088 / email:

kl@muirhallenergy.co.uk

) at a charge of £500 per hard copy and £20 per DVD/CD. 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

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 4th February 2022, 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

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

.

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