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RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS LIMITED
Planning

THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017

Notice ID: GL1414441

Notice effective from
7th June 2019 to 7th July 2019

SIMEC Wind One Ltd ELECTRICITY ACT 1989

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997

THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017

Notice is hereby given that SIMEC Wind One Ltd (a company registered under the Companies Acts with company number 10060100 and having its registered office at West Nash Road, Newport, Gwent, United Kingdom, NP18 2BZ) has submitted Additional Information to support an application to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate a wind farm of over 50 MW at Glenshero Estate (Central Grid Reference 251785, 799704), near Laggan, Inverness-shire. The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be approximately 168 MW comprising 39 turbines with a ground to blade tip height of 135 metres. The proposed development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report has been produced.

SIMEC Wind One 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 and the additional information, are available for public inspection in person, free of charge, during normal office hours at:

Location

Opening Hours

Address

Laggan Stores Coffee Bothy & Gallery

Store Business Hours

Laggan, Newtonmore, PH20 1AH

The Highland Council, Fort Augustus Service Point

Monday to Friday 9.30am to 1pm

Memorial Hall,

Fort Augustus, PH32 4DJ

The Highland Council Inverness Service Point

Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4pm

Town House, High Street Inverness, IV1 1JJ

The EIA report can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ; on the application website at

http://www.glenshero-windfarm.co.uk/

; or at

www.energyconsents.scot

.

Copies of the EIA report may be obtained from SIMEC Wind One Ltd (telephone: 0141 404 5500/

info@glenshero-windfarm.co.uk

) at a charge of £400 hard copy and £15 on CD. Copies of a short non-technical summary and the further environmental information are available free of charge.

All previous representations received in relation to this development remain valid.

Any further 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.

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 15 July 2019, 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 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 information. If you have any concerns about how your personal data is handled, please email us at:

Econsents_admin@gov.scot

or write to Energy Consents Unit, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G2 8LU

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