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Craig Watch Wind Farm Ltd

Scottish Government, Planning Notice

Notice ID: GLA2442196

Notice effective from
24th June 2022 to 24th July 2022

Craig Watch 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 Craig Watch Wind Farm Limited, company registration number 12792263, with its Registered Office at 19th Floor, 22 Bishopsgate, London, United Kingdom, EC2N 4BQ, 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 Craig Watch Wind Farm, on land approximately 8 km south east of Dufftown, Moray, in Scotland. The site crosses two local authority boundaries: Aberdeenshire Council (AC) and Moray Council (MC) (Central Grid Reference NJ 37509 34022). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be over 50 MW and no more than 100 MW comprising up to 11 turbines with a maximum ground to blade tip height of 200 metres and has been subject to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). An EIA Report has been produced to accompany the application for consent.
Craig Watch 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

or on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website at


. scot under application reference ECU00002177.
Copies of the application documents may be obtained from Craig Watch Wind Farm Limited (telephone: 0800 772 0668 / email: ukprojects@

/ mailing: Freepost Statkraft) at a charge of £20 per USB copy. Hard copies of the Non-Technical Summary are available free of charge. A hard copy of the submission may be obtained at cost of printing and postage.

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

; 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

will receive acknowledgement.

All representations should be received not later than 5 August 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

. A privacy notice is published on the help page at


. 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



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