Kinegar Quarry
Wind Energy Scheme


Many different activities will need to be undertaken during the development of an on-site wind turbine in addition to consultations and studies.

Planning Appeal Submitted : 27th Dec 2012

An application has been made to the Local Review Body for a review the planning decision for the Kinegar Wind Turbines, refused under delegated powers earlier this year.

The project is likely to be heard at the February Review Body meeting.

For further information please see the statement of review below:

PDF documentKinegar Statement of Review

Planning Application Refused : 3rd Oct 2012

Planning Application 12/221/FUL was refused by delegated authority on the 3rd October 2012.  The application has been refused based on landscape,  visual impact and cumulative noise.

For further information please see the decision notice below.

PDF document12/221/FUL Decision Notice

Planning Application Re-submission : 20th Feb 2012

Planning Application Refused : 7th Mar 2011

Anemometry Mast Application Submitted : 23rd Mar 2009

An anemometry mast application has been submitted to Scottish Borders Council for permission to construct and operate a temporary 60m high anemometry mast for a period of 2 years.

if you would like to view the plans or make comment please on the application please contact Scottish Border Council quoting the following application reference number: 09/00342/FUL.

Anemometry Mast Application Approved : 6th May 2009

Planning permission granted for a temporary 60m anemometry mast.

PDF documentAnemometry Mast Decision Notice

Screening Response : 14th May 2009

Scottish Borders Council has identified that any potential impact should be addressed through the provision of an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).  Wind Direct will continue discussions with the council to identify the scope of the EIA.

Anemometry Mast Erected On-site : 8th Jul 2009

The anemometry mast has now been erected on site and will monitor wind speed and direction data remotely  for up to two years.

Scoping Response : 14th Jul 2009

Scottish Borders Council has identified that the EIA should focus on visual and landscape character impacts as well as impacts on cultural heritage assets.

Planning Application Submitted : 12th Mar 2010

A planning application has been submitted to Scottish Borders Council for the erection of two wind turbines and ancillary equipment on land south west of the Neuk Farm, Cockburnspath.  The application was submitted on the 12th March 2010 and can be viewed on the Councils Planning Portal; application reference number 10/00364/FUL.

Mast erection

Mast erection

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