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Publication - Consultation Paper

Applications under the Electricity Act 1989: fees charged

Published: 19 Feb 2018
Part of:
Business, industry and innovation, Economy
ISBN:
9781788515955

Papers for the Scottish Government's consultation on proposals to revise the fees required by the Electricity (Applications for Consent) Regulations 1990.

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Contents
Applications under the Electricity Act 1989: fees charged
Annex 1

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Annex 1

Table 1. Proposed fee tariffs

1. Subject matter of application 2. Current application fee 3. Proposed payment due at screening 4. Proposed payment due at scoping [1] 5. Proposed total section 36 or 37 application fee [2] 6. Proposed total section 36C variation fee [3]
Screening opinion in relation to an anticipated application for consent under section 36, 36C or 37 for a development (including any of the following) N/A £1,000 N/A N/A N/A
Overhead line with a total distance not exceeding 15 km which is not EIA development £180 N/A £2,100 N/A
Overhead line with a total distance not exceeding 15 km which is EIA development £2,400 £6,000 £25,500 N/A
Overhead line with a total distance—
(a) exceeding 15 km but not exceeding 50 km £18,000 £43,750 £175,000 N/A
(b) exceeding 50 km but not exceeding 100 km £30,000 £80,500 £322,000 N/A
(c) exceeding 100 km £60,000 £146,250 £585,000 N/A
Construction or construction and operation of a generating station, which is not EIA development, of capacity—
(a) not exceeding 10 MW £6,000 N/A £7,600 £7,600
(b) exceeding 10 MW but not exceeding 50 MW £18,000 N/A £37,800 £37,800
(c) exceeding 50 MW but not exceeding 100 MW £18,000 N/A £125,000 £125,000
(d) exceeding 100 MW but not exceeding 200 MW £24,000 N/A £167,500 £167,500
(e) exceeding 200 MW but not exceeding 500 MW £36,000 N/A £250,000 £250,000
(f) exceeding 500 MW £60,000 N/A £417,000 £417,000
Construction or construction and operation of a generating station, which is EIA development, of capacity—
(a) not exceeding 10 MW £6,000 £2,700 £10,800 £10,800
(b) exceeding 10 MW but not exceeding 50 MW £18,000 £13,500 £54,000 £54,000
(c) exceeding 50 MW but not exceeding 100 MW £18,000 £47,500 £190,000 £190,000
(d) exceeding 100 MW but not exceeding 200 MW £24,000 £58,500 £234,000 £234,000
(e) exceeding 200 MW but not exceeding 500 MW £36,000 £87,500 £350,000 £350,000
(f) exceeding 500 MW £60,000 £135,000 £540,000 £540,000
Extension or extension and operation of a generating station, which is not EIA development, resulting in increase in capacity—
(a) not exceeding 10 MW £6,000 N/A £7,600 £7,600
(b) exceeding 10 MW but not exceeding 50 MW £18,000 N/A £37,800 £37,800
(c) exceeding 50 MW but not exceeding 100 MW £18,000 N/A £125,000 £125,000
(d) exceeding 100 MW but not exceeding 200 MW £24,000 N/A £167,500 £167,500
(e) exceeding 200 MW but not exceeding 500 MW £36,000 N/A £250,000 £250,000
(f) exceeding 500 MW £60,000 N/A £417,000 £417,000
Extension or extension and operation of a generating station, which is EIA development, resulting in increase in capacity—
(a) not exceeding 10 MW £6,000 £2,025 £8,100 £8,100
(b) exceeding 10 MW but not exceeding 50 MW £18,000 £10,125 £40,500 £40,500
(b) exceeding 50 MW but not exceeding 100 MW £18,000 £47,500 £190,000 £190,000
(c) exceeding 100 MW but not exceeding 200 MW £24,000 £58,500 £234,000 £234,000
(d) exceeding 200 MW but not exceeding 500 MW £36,000 £87,500 £350,000 £350,000
(e) exceeding 500 MW £60,000 £135,000 £540,000 £540,000
Extension of a nuclear generating station by retrofitting of emission control equipment £6,000 £31,250 £125,000 £125,000
Any other extension of a generating station £1,200 £6,250 £25,000 £25,000
Operation only or change to manner of operation of a generating station £1,200 £6,250 £25,000 £25,000

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