Planning application details ref: 22644 Kilkenny County Council

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Planning Application: 22644 (Kilkenny County Council)
File Number: 22644
Application Type: PERMISSION Planning Status: APPEALED
Received Date: 29/09/2022 Decision Due Date: 30/08/2023
Validated Date: 29/09/2022 Invalidated Date:
Further Info Requested: 22/11/2022 Further Info Received: 06/07/2023
Withdrawn Date: Extend Date:
Decision Type: Conditional Decision Date: 29/08/2023
Leave to Appeal: Appeal Date: 25/09/2023
Commenced Date: Submissions By: 09/08/2023

Applicant Details

Applicant name: Elgin Energy Services Limited
Applicant Address:
Phone Number: Fax Number:
Corresp. Address: c/o Alison Murphy, Block 10-4 Blanchardstown Corporate Park, Dublin 15

Applicant Details


Proposed Development

Development Description: for a Solar Farm and Storage Park consisting of linear arrays of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels mounted on steel supported structures with associated cabling and ducting (including underground cable connection to the proposed on-site 110kV substation); 50 no. inverter substations, a storage park (including 55 no. containers with cells and 15 no. containers with PCS and inverters); perimeter fencing; 6 no. palisade double security gates; 3 no. temporary construction compound/material storage area; 2 no. steel storage containers; 25 no. turning bays, on-site pole mounted CCTV cameras (at 60 locations); and 2 no. temporary construction stage Moby Dick type wheel wash systems (with over ground settlement tank); and all associated ancillary development services and works, all to be provided within an application boundary of 112ha. Permission is sought for the proposed Solar Farm and Storage Park for a period of 10 years with an operational period of 40 years. A Natura Impact Statement (NIS) has been prepared for this development and submitted as part of the planning application
Development Address: Brownstown, Co. Kilkenny
Architect Name: Michael Nolan Location Key: BROWNSTOWN KILKENNY
Electoral Division: Planner: Ross O'Shea
Social Housing Exempt: Plan Enforcement #:
IPC Licence Required: No Waste Licence Required: No
Protected Structure: No Protected Structure #:
Development Name:

Proposed Development


Comments

Significant Case Flag: Comments: Period of FI extended to Wednesday 30th August, 2023.

Decision

Decision Date: 29/08/2023 Manager Order: 476
Decision Type: Conditional Number of Conditions: 24
Grant Date: Grant Managers Order #:
Section 47 Apply?: Part 5 Apply?:
Expiry Date:
Decision Description: for a Solar Farm and Storage Park consisting of linear arrays of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels mounted on steel supported structures with associated cabling and ducting (including underground cable connection to the proposed on-site 110kV substation); 50 no. inverter substations, a storage park (including 55 no. containers with cells and 15 no. containers with PCS and inverters); perimeter fencing; 6 no. palisade double security gates; 3 no. temporary construction compound/material storage area; 2 no. steel storage containers; 25 no. turning bays, on-site pole mounted CCTV cameras (at 60 locations); and 2 no. temporary construction stage Moby Dick type wheel wash systems (with over ground settlement tank); and all associated ancillary development services and works, all to be provided within an application boundary of 112ha. Permission is sought for the proposed Solar Farm and Storage Park for a period of 10 years with an operational period of 40 years. A Natura Impact Statement (NIS) has been prepared for this development and submitted as part of the planning application

Appeal Details


Appeal Details
Notification Date: 28/09/2023 BP Reference #: APB-318091-23
Appeal Type: THIRD PARTY File Forward Date:
Submission Due Date: 25/10/2023 Submission Sent Date:
Appeal Decision: Decision Date:
Withdrawn Date: Dismissed Date:
Reason: