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Notice ID: GL1350776

Notice effective from
22nd September 2017 to 22nd October 2017

EDF ENERGY RENEWABLES 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 EDF Energy Renewables Limited, (company number 06456689 at registered address 40 Grosvenor Place, Victoria, London, SW1X 7EN) 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 Airigh, approximately 8.4km south-west of Tarbert, Argyll and Bute (Central Grid Reference 176262, 665798). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be up to 58.8MW comprising up to 14 turbines with a maximum ground to blade tip height of 149.5 metres. The proposed development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIA Report) has been produced.
EDF Energy Renewables 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, are available for public inspection in person, free of charge, during normal office hours at:
Opening Hours
Argyll and Bute Council
Monday to Friday -9am to 12:30pm then 1:30pm to 4pm.
1A Manse Brae Lochgilphead PA31 8RD
Glenbarr Stores
Monday to Saturday -7:30am to 5pm Sunday - 8am to 5pm
Glenbarr by Tarbert
PA29 6UT
Tarbert Post Office
Monday to Saturday -7am to 6pm
Sunday - 7:30am to 4pm
Woods Newsagent Harbour Street Tarbert
PA29 6UD
The Yot Spot
Monday to Saturday -8am to 5pm Sunday - Closed
Pier Square Ardrishaig Argyll PA30 8DZ
Port Ban Holiday Park
Monday to Sunday - 9am to 7pm
Kilberry, near Tarbert
PA29 6YD
The EIA Report can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ; on the application website at or at
Copies of the EIA Report may be obtained from Force 9 Energy (telephone: 0141 354 1410/email at a charge of £750.00 for a hard copy and £10 for a CD or USB pen drive copy. 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; 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 will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 22/10/17, 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 such 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

Fair Processing Notice 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 When making an email or paper representation you will automatically be opted in to its publication unless you choose to mark it as confidential. We may share your personal data with DPEA and local Planning Authorities but will not publish your personal data (e.g. your name and address) as this is removed beforehand in compliance with the Data Protection Act. Should you choose not to provide your personal data then your representation will only be considered by Scottish Ministers and not be shared for consideration with any other party. If you have any concerns about how your personal data is handled, please email us at: Econsents or write to Energy Consents Unit, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow,
G2 8LU


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