Artfield Forest Wind Farm Ltd. ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017Notice ID: GLA2043289
Artfield Forest Wind Farm 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 Artfield Forest Wind Farm Ltd., company registration number 11756439, 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 Artfield Forest Wind Farm, 8km northwest of Kirkcowan and 15km west of Newton Stewart, in Dumfries and Galloway (Central Grid Reference NX 24367 66928). The installed capacity of the proposed generating station would be over 50MW comprising up to 12 turbines, and has been subject to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). An EIA Report has been produced to accompany the application for consent. Artfield Forest Wind Farm 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, is available for public inspection, free of charge on the application websitewww.artfield-forest.co.uk
or on the Scottish Government Energy Consents website atwww.energyconsents.scot
under application reference ECU00003245. Copies of the EIA Report in the form of CD/ USB may be obtained from Artfield Forest Wind Farm Ltd. (telephone: 0800 772 0668) on request. Any representations to the application may be submitted via the Energy Consents Unit website atwww.energyconsents.scot/Register.aspx
; by email to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit mailbox atreDresentations@aov.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 bv email to
will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 19th May, 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
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