ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 THE
ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2000

Notice is hereby given that Upper Sonachan Wind Park Limited, company
registration number 09800322, whose registered office is situated at 172
Southgate Street, Gloucester, England, GL1 2EZ (a subsidiary of Ecotricity
Group Limited) has applied to the Scottish Ministers for consent to
construct and operate a wind farm on forested land at Upper Sonachan, near
Portsonachan, Ardbrecknish and Cladich (Central Grid Reference: NN065188)
and 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. The installed capacity of the proposed generating station
would be up to 61.2 MW, comprising 18 turbines with a maximum overall
ground to blade tip height of 136.5 metres.

Upper Sonachan Wind Park Limited has now submitted to Scottish Ministers
further information in the form of a Further Environmental Information
(FEI) report including information in relation to ecology, ornithology,
landscape, hydrology, forestry and peat, to the Upper Sonachan Wind Park
Environmental Statement.

Copies of the Further Environmental Information (FEI) report supplementing
the Environmental Statement have been provided explaining the Company’s
proposals in more detail are available for inspection during normal office
hours at:

Library, 77 Albany Street, Oban, PA34 4AL
Monday and Wednesday – 10:00am – 1:00pm, 2:00pm – 7:00pm
Thursday – 10:00am – 1:00pm, 2: 00pm – 6:00pm
Friday – 10:00am – 1:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday – 10:00am – 1:00pm

The FEI report can also be viewed at the Scottish Government Library at
Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ. A copy of the further information has
been made available to Argyll and Bute Council Offices (Municipal Building,
Albany Street, Oban, PA34 4AW and open Mondayto Friday9.00am to 12.30pm
then 1.30pm to4.00pm daily) for public inspection.

Copies of the FEI report may be obtained from Upper Sonachan Wind Park
Limited (tel: 01453 790152) at a charge of £250 for a hard copy and £10 on
CD. Copies of a short non-technical summary are available free of charge.

Any representations should be made in writing to The Scottish Government,
Energy Consents Unit, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow
G2 8LU or emailed to representations@gov.scot identifying the proposal and
specifying grounds for objection or support, not later than 28th October
2016, although Ministers may consider representations received after this date.

Representations should be dated and should clearlystate the name(in
blockcapitals) and full return email and postal address of those making
representation. Onlyrepresentations sent by email to the address stipulated
will receive acknowledgement.

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

Fair Processing Notice
The Scottish Government Local Energy & Consents 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. When
making an email or paper representation you will automatically be opted in
to its publication unless you choose to mark it as confidential. We may
share your personal data with DPEA and local Planning Authorities but will
not publish your personal data (e.g. your name and address) as this is
removed beforehand in compliance with the Data Protection Act. Should you
choose not to provide your personal data then your representation will only
be considered by Scottish Ministers and not be shared for consideration
with any other party. If you have any concerns about how your personal data
is handled, please email us at: Econsents_admin@gov.scot or write to Local
Energy & Consents, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G2 8LU


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