Notice of Decision

27 June 2019

NOTICE OF DECISION
INCH CAPE OFFSHORE LIMITED
ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 (AS AMENDED)
MARINE (SCOTLAND) ACT 2010
THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017 (AS AMENDED)
THE MARINE WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) REGULATIONS 2017 (AS AMENDED)

Notice is hereby given that Inch Cape Offshore Limited, registered under company registration SC373173 at 5th Floor, 40 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY, has been granted by the Scottish Ministers: 

  • consent under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 (as amended);
  • declaration under section 36A of the Electricity Act 1989; and 
  • marine licences under section 20 of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010.

to construct and operate an offshore wind farm approximately 15km east of the Angus coastline in Scotland with a total area of approximately 150 km2 (central latitude and longitude co-ordinates: 56°49.457’N 2°19.554’W (WGS84)).The proposed generating station will be comprised of up to 72 wind turbines with a maximum height to blade tip of 291 metres above Lowest Astronomical Tide.

The Scottish Ministers have also made a declaration under section 36A of the Electricity Act 1989 (as amended) to extinguish the public rights of navigation in so far as they pass through those places within territorial seas where the structures forming part of the offshore wind farms are to be located.

The decision notice outlining the reasons and considerations on which the decision is based together with related documentation are available for inspection online at http://marine.gov.scot/ml/inch-cape-offshore-windfarm-revised-design and http://www.inchcapewind.com/publications/publications or upon written request to: The Scottish Government, Marine Scotland Licensing Operations Team, Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road, Aberdeen, AB11 9DB. 

A copy of the decision notice has also been sent to Aberdeenshire Council, Angus Council, Dundee City Council, East Lothian Council, Fife Council and Scottish Borders Council to be made available for public inspection on the planning register.

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