Milltown Solar PV Ltd ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997Notice ID: GLA2206923
Milltown Solar PV Ltd ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997
Notice Is hereby given that Milltown Solar PV Ltd, a company registered in England with company registration number 07176403 and whose registered address Is the Old Rectory, Church Street, Weybrldge, Surrey. KT13 8DE has applied to the Scottish Ministers under section 36C of the Electricity Act 1989 to vary their consent to construct and operate a solar PV array at Milltown Airfield (Central Grid Reference NJ266656). The Section 36 consent to be varied was granted by the Scottish Ministers on 25 May 2018 under ECU reference ECU00000452.
The variation sought by this process is the extension of the consented operational life of the solar PV array from 30 years to 40 years.
Milltown Solar PV Ltd (the applicant) has also requested that Scottish Ministers give a direction under Section 57(2ZA) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 that the planning permission for the development be varied as specified in the supporting documentation.
A summary of the variation application, a copy of the application documents with a plan showing the land to which it relates, and a link to the relevant section 36 consent and section 57 direction can be viewed online via the application website at:
As a consequence of Regulation 3 of the Electricity Works (Miscellaneous Temporary Modifications) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020, the website above provides all of the documentation required to allow for public scrutiny and comment.
Further information about the application and any representations to the application may be made via the Energy Consents Unit website at
or by email to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit mailbox atreDresentations@aov.scot
or alternatively by post to the Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit, 4lh 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 the address stipulated will receive acknowledgement.
All representations should be received not later than 12 November 2021, although Ministers may consider representations received after this date.
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.
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