Planning application details ref: LB201276 Meath CoCo

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Planning Application: LB201276 (Meath CoCo)
File Number: LB201276
Application Type: PERMISSION Planning Status: FURTHER INFORMATION
Received Date: 15/09/2020 Decision Due Date:
Validated Date: 15/09/2020 Invalidated Date:
Further Info Requested: 06/11/2020 Further Info Received:
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Applicant Details

Applicant name: ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Ltd
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Corresp. Address: Neo Environmental Ltd, Unit 3, The Courtyard Business Park, Galgorm Castle, Ballymena, BT42 1HL

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Proposed Development

Development Description: the development will consist of permission to amend the design of the approved development (planning reference: LB171475) for an energy storage facility to provide services to the national grid system on the 2.8ha site, Comprising battery containers, combined power conversion system and transformer units, associated electrical infrastructure, fencing, access track, CCTV, ecologically beneficial landscaping, and associated ancillary development on lands in Causestown, Stackallen, Navan, Co. Meath., subject to 17 conditions. Amendments proposed are: - Two phases of development, proposed with the combined capacity of no more than 100MW. - Increase the life of the permission from 5 to 10 years to facilities phase 2. - Amend condition 11 of parent consent (Planning Ref: LB171475) to specify that any remedial road works if required as a result of the development shall be focused on the L3411 from Entrance A to N51 junction. - Amend condition 12 of parent consent (Planning Ref: LB171475) To allow for construction works to be carried out between 0700 and 1900 Monday to Friday and 0800 and 1600 on Saturday. - Increase from 24 to 33 smaller battery containers. 31 of which are orientated in a northwest to southeast direction, with the other two in the southeast corner oriented in an east-northeast to west-southwest direction. - Change from 24 large combined Power Conversion System (PCS) and transformer units to 40 much smaller individual PCS and transformer units. These will no longer be housed in containers but are externally mounted. - Addition of four Low Voltage (LV) cabinets. - Revised layout and size of the grid connection and compliance equipment within the storage area: - Change from a 500m3 underground surface water storage tank to a surface water storage pond, with stock proof fence and gate; - Spare parts container moved from the east to the southwest corner of the ESF compound; - Additional small section of temporary access track and cable trench in west corner for grid related works; - Increase in length of the Modular substation within the ESF. - Removal of Grid transformer off site to be relocated within the associated Grid Connection infrastructure (subject to separate planning application). - Addition of 2No. CCTV Cameras (a total of 7No. CCTV Cameras within the site). - Addition of 5 Security Light Columns
Development Address: Causetown, Stackallen, Navan, Co Meath
Architect Name: Helena McDonnell Location Key: CAUSESTOWN
Electoral Division: Incorrect Icl Voter Recor Planner: Frank O'Donnell
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IPC Licence Required: No Waste Licence Required: No
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