SCOOP HILL APPLICATION – CURRENT STATUS
CWL (sometimes also referred to as CWP, Community Wind Power), were asked by Dumfries and Galloway Council in December 2021 to provide additional information. D& G Council’s Landscape Architect expressed several reservations about the application as it then stood. Below is the latest reply on the Energy Consents Unit website which gives the current status of the application.
Extract from Scottish Government Energy Consents Unit email dated 11 March 2022
“CWP are currently in discussions with key stakeholders to ensure that the Additional Information (AI), once submitted, represents a robust and thoroughly considered body of work. At this stage they can’t put a fixed timescale on the revised submission date for the Additional Information as assessment work is still ongoing, however CWP have said it’s reasonable to assume that the very earliest the AI is submitted will be May 2022.
I will hopefully be able to firm up timescales involved in the coming weeks. I will publish this email to our website to help inform the public of the current position and timescales.”
When this Additional Information is ready, notification will be required to stakeholders and the public in the usual channels and a new deadline will be set (a minimum of 30 days) for representations to be made.
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National Air Traffic Service (NATS) have objected to Scoop Hill
Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), aka Ministry of Defence, have objected to Scoop Hill
Royal Society for Protection of Birds (RSPB) have objected to Scoop Hill
For full details of all responses - statutory and public - visit the Energy Consents Unit Application Page
Save Our Hills Moffat held a public exhibition in the Moffat Town Hall on Saturday 3rd July. Over a 120 people attended and some very interesting conversations took place. Thanks to all who visited. Also a big thank you to the to the SOHM volunteers who made it possible, and the events team at the Town Hall for fulfilling all our requests.
YOU CAN SEE THE CONTENT OF OUR EXHIBITION here