Introduction

22 February 2018

Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) is applying to East Lothian Council (ELC) for Planning Permission in Principle (PPP) under the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (as amended) for the Onshore Substation, electricity cables and associated infrastructure, (referred to in this Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report as the Onshore Transmission Works (OnTW)), required to connect ICOL’s Offshore Wind Farm to the National Electricity Transmission System (NETS).

The Application Site for the OnTW is located principally on the site of the former Cockenzie Power Station and extends to Mean Low Water Springs (MLWS).

An EIA has been undertaken for the OnTW to meet the requirements of the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (Scottish Parliament, 2017) (the EIA Regulations). This EIA Report details the findings of the EIA for the OnTW, including assessment of the cumulative and in combination effects. This EIA Report has been submitted in support of the application for PPP.

Document Description Published Link
Chapter 01 Introduction 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 02 Policy and Legislation 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 03 Process and methodology 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 04 Site Selection and Alternatives 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 05 Description of Development 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 06 Ecology 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 07 Hydrology, Geology and Hydrogeology 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 08 Landscape and Visual 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 09 Cultural Heritage 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 10 Noise and Vibration 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 11 Traffic and Transport 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 12 Socio-Economics, Tourism, Land-Use and Recreation 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 13 Air Quality 2018-02-23 Download file
Chapter 14 Summary of Assessment 2018-02-23 Download file

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