On 28 August 2020, SP Transmission Plc submitted an application under section 37 of the Electricity Act 1989 for Scottish Ministers’ consent to install the proposed Glenlee to Tongland tower line 132kV overhead electric line, to be located within the planning authority area of Dumfries and Galloway Council. The proposed development is subject to environmental impact assessment.

The planning application can be seen on SPEN's website:

https://www.spenergynetworks.co.uk/pages/dumfries_galloway_project_documents.aspx.

How to Object

Both e-mail or written objections must include your name and address in BLOCK Capitals along with the planning application reference which is ECU00002128.

e-mail to: representations@gov.scot

Letter to: Scottish Government, Energy Consents Unit, 4th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G2 8LU

The Electricity Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 allows for representations to be made to Scottish Ministers.  The closing date for consultation responses is 13th February 2021

The following document is GWP's draft representation to the Scottish Government (It will change as more information becomes evident)

GWP Representation

Please note that you can send in as many representations as you desire but they will only be counted as one objection