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COMMUNITY WINDPOWER LIMITED ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997

Notice ID: GL1408946

Notice effective from
29th March 2019 to 28th April 2019

COMMUNITY WINDPOWER 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 Community Windpower Limited, Godscroft Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 6XU company registration number 04588923 has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate Sanquhar II Community Wind Farm at Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway (Central Grid Reference 268554, 603493) a wind farm of over 50MW, forming an extension to the existing Sanquhar Community Wind Farm. The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be approximately 350 MW comprising 50 turbines with a ground to blade tip height of between 149 and 200 metres. The proposed development is subject to Environmental Impact Assessment and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report has been produced.

Community Windpower 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.

Acopyoftheapplication,withaplanshowingthelandtowhichitrelates,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:

ILocation [Opening Hours

Location



[Opening Hours

Sanquhar Library

100 High Street, Sanquhar, DG4 6DZ Tel: 01659 50347

Monday: 10.00am - 1.00pm Wednesday: 10.00am - 4.00pm Thursday: 10.00am - 1.00pm Friday: 10.00am - 7.00pm

Kirkconnel Library

Greystone Avenue, Kelloholm Sanquhar, DG4 6RA Tel: 01659 67191

Wednesday: 2.00pm - 7.00pm Thursday: 10.00am - 4.00pm Friday: 10.00am - 1.00pm Saturday: 10.00am - 1.00pm

Cumnock Library

Rothesay House 1 Greenholm Road Cumnock

KA18 1LH

Tel: 01290 427710

Tuesday: 10.30am -1.40pm & 2.00pm - 6.00pm Wednesday: 10.30am -1.40pm & 2.00pm - 6.00pm Thursday: 1.30pm - 4.40pm &

5.00pm - 8.00pm Friday: 10.30am - 4.00pm

Saturday: 10.30am - 4.00pm

New Cumnock Town Hall

17 Castle, New Cumnock Cumnock, KA18 4AN Tel: 01290 332 091

Open daily: 9.00am - 10.00pm

Thornhill Library

DG Customer Services - Thornhill Townhead Street, Thornhill, DG3 5NW Tel: 01848 330654

Tuesday: 10.00am - 2.00pm Thursday: 2.00pm - 6.00pm Friday: 4.00pm - 7.00pm Saturday: 10.00am - 1.00pm

Dumfries & Galloway Council

Council Headquarters English Street

Dumfries, DG1 2DD

Tel: 030 33 33 3000

Monday: 9.00am - 5.00pm Tuesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm Wednesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm

East Ayrshire Council

Council Headquarters London Road Kilmarnock, KA3 7BU Tel: 01563 576000

Monday: 9.00am - 5.00pm Tuesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm Wednesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm Friday: 9.00am - 4.00pm

The EIA report can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ; on the application website at (www.sanquhar2windfarm.scot); or at www.energyconsents.scot. Copies of the EIA report may be obtained from Community Windpower (telephone: 01928 734544 email: projects@communitywindpower.co.uk) at a charge of £850 hard copy and £30 on 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. 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 8th May 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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