We place a high value on engagement, and are committed to dialogue with the communities, organisations, enterprises and individuals who have an interest in the Moray Firth.
Consultation is at the heart of the development process, and we invite comments on the consultation papers which are published at various points in the process.
This page provides links to current consultation papers associated with Moray West.
Moray West Notice of Information under Habitats Regulations and Public Notice Adverts
Moray West Offshore Application Public Notice Adverts
Transmission Infrastructure Pre-Application Consultation
Pre Application consultation for the Moray West transmission infrastructure took place in February and March of 2018. Owing to exceptional weather conditions, the consultation event of 1 March in Portsoy was rescheduled for Thursday 29 March. Public exhibitions, providing information about the proposed transmission infrastructure (underground cable circuits and proposed new electricity substation) were held in the following locations and on the following dates:
- Old Coach House Hotel, High Street, Buckie, AB56 1AR – Tues 27 Feb
- Royal Hotel, Church St, Keith, AB55 5BR – Wed 28 Feb
- Station Hotel, 22 Seafield St, Portsoy, Banff, AB45 2QT – Thur 29 March
- Sandend Village Hall, The Bents, Sandend, Banff – Wed 7 March
The documentation relating to the pre-application consultation is provided below.
Pre Application Consultation notices:
Additional Information (Provides detail about proposals):
Public Exhibition Information
Scoping reports for both offshore and onshore transmission infrastructure may be found within the document library.
As part of this pre application consultation your comments should be submitted to the developer—Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Ltd, 40 Princes St, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY, or email@example.com
Comments made to Moray West in response to this consultation are not representations to the planning authorities. There will be an opportunity to make formal representations to the planning authorities (Moray and Aberdeenshire Councils) when a planning application is made by the developer.