The responsibility for determining applications for offshore electricity generation and onshore applications for electricity genertating stations of over 50 megawatts (or over 1 megawatt for stations driven by water) is devolved to the Scottish Government under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989. For full details of these applications, please visit the Scottish Government Energy Consents Website. Below are EIA screening opinions adopted by East Lothian Council where we have been consulted on relevant application.
The EIA Screening and Scoping registers are currently being reviewed. Therefore if you require a copy of an EIA screening or scoping opinion, please contact policy&[email protected]