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ELECTRICITY ACT 1989

Notice ID: GLA1997707

Notice effective from
19th February 2021 to 21st March 2021

Renewable Energy Systems 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 Renewable Energy Systems Limited, company registration number 01589961, with its Registered Office at Beaufort Court, Egg Farm Lane Station Road, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, WD4 8LR, 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 Kintradwell Wind Farm, near Brora, Sutherland in the Highland area of Scotland (Central Grid Reference 291546, 911173). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be over 50MW comprising up to 15 turbines with a maximum ground to blade tip height of 149.9 metres, and has been subject to Environmental Impact Assessment. An EIA Report has been produced to accompany the application for consent.

Renewable Energy Systems 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

www.kintradwell-windfarm.co.uk

or on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website at

www.energyconsents.scot

under application reference ECU00002217.

Copies of the EIA Report may be obtained from Renewable Energy Systems Limited (telephone: 0141 404 5500 / email:

paula.batchelor@res-group.com

) at a charge of £1,500 per hard copy and £15 on a USB. 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 Wednesday 7th April 2021, 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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