Proposed Solar Farm at Whappstown Road, Ballymena

09 March 2018

Elgin Energy Esco Limited have requested a hearing to discuss the Department for Infrastructure’s notice of opinion to refuse a regionally significant application for planning permission for a proposed solar farm at Whappstown Road, Moorefields, Castlegore, Ballymena.

The hearing will open at 10.00am on Tuesday, 26th June 2018 in the Braid Centre, 1-29 Bridge Street, Ballymena and continue if necessary on the following day.

A pre-hearing meeting will be held in the Braid Centre at 6.30pm on Thursday, 5th April 2018 to outline the arrangements for the hearing and deal with procedural queries. Anyone who wishes to take part in the hearing should attend the meeting or send a representative.

After the hearing, the Commission will prepare a report with recommendations to the Department. The final decision on the planning application will rest with the Department.