Energy Consents Unit
The Energy Consents Unit sits within the Scottish Governments's Energy Division. The Unit comprises two separate teams which have responsibility, under the 1989 Electricity Act, for processing applications for the following work:
- Section 36 team: On-Shore Power Station applications including wind farms over 50MW and hydro developments over 1 MW;
- Section 37 team: Off-Shore Power Station applications; Transmission lines; Necessary Wayleaves; Compulsory Purchase Orders for electricity lines and gas pipelines.
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