Applications and Proposals for Wind Farms
Content updated 16th April 2019
Gilston Hill Wind Farm
Proposed 7 turbines up to 126.5m in height, sited on the northern slopes of Brotherstone Hill and on the edge of Fala Moor.
Application details can be found on the SBC Idox Planning Website at:
17/00226/FUL Land Northwest of Gilston Farm.
This application was considered by the SBC Planning Committee in October 2017, and was refused on Landscape and Visual impact grounds. The applicants Forsa Energy have now appealed against this decision. The appeal was considered by a Reporter appointed by the Scottish Government, and the progress of the appeal can be seen on the DPEA web site. The Appeal reference is PPA-140-2060.
The Appeal Decision Notice by the reporter was published on 7th Feburary 2019.
There is a further proposed wind farm called Greystone Knowe. The developers, a firm called Coriolis, have not yet started the planning process. Initial indications are that there will be up to 12 turbines on land belonging to Pirntaton, Brockhouse and Haltree Farms. It is expected that initial planning procedures will start in 2018.
Wull Muir Wind Farm
The planning application for the Wull Muir Wind Farm was submitted to the Scottish Borders Council on 2nd April 2019.