MeyGen Ltd Application to Vary Section 36 Consent

MeyGen Limited has applied to the Scottish Ministers to vary the consent granted under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to construct and operate Phase 1 of the MeyGen Tidal Energy Project in the Inner Sound, Pentland Firth granted by the Scottish Ministers to MeyGen on 9 October 2013. Figure 1 shows the current ‘Phase 1 area for turbine deployment’ as set out in Annex 3 of the Section 36 Consent

Figure 1 shows the current ‘Phase 1 area for turbine deployment’

 

The Variation Application seeks to amend the ‘Phase 1 area for turbine deployment’ outlined in red and shown in Annex 3 of the Section 36 Consent to include an additional area to the north-west of the site and to remove a similar sized area from the eastern side of the current area for turbine deployment. Figure 2 shows the proposed amended ‘Phase 1 area for turbine deployment’.

Figure 2 shows the proposed amended ‘Phase 1 area for turbine deployment’.