THE ELECTRICITY GENERATING STATIONS (VARIATION OF CONSENTS) (ENGLAND AND WALES) REGULATIONS 2013 ("THE VARIATION REGULATIONS") REGULATION 5(3) & 5 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (ENGLAND AND WALES) REGULATIONS 2017 ('THE 2017 EIA REGULATIONS') KNAPTON GENERATING STATIONNotice ID: BRA1480320
Third Energy UK Gas Limited ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 SECTION 36C
THE ELECTRICITY GENERATING STATIONS (VARIATION OF CONSENTS) (ENGLAND AND WALES) REGULATIONS 2013 ("THE VARIATION REGULATIONS") REGULATION 5(3) & 5 THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (ENGLAND AND WALES) REGULATIONS 2017 ('THE 2017 EIA REGULATIONS') KNAPTON GENERATING STATION
TAKE NOTICE that Third Energy UK Gas Limited (Company Number 01421481) of Knapton Generating Station, East Knapton, Malton North Yorkshire, Y017 8JF ("Third Energy") has applied to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy ("the appropriate authority") to vary the Section 36 consent to construct and operate an open cycle gas turbine generating station in the District of Ryedale, North Yorkshire (Knapton Generating Station) previously consented on 25 March 1993 by the Department of Trade and Industry, with a Section 36C application (the Variation Application).
The Variation Application seeks to extend the operation of Knapton Generating Station until 31 st December 2035.
Third Energy has received notice under Regulation 4(6) of the Electricity Generating Stations (Variations of Consents) (England and Wales) Regulations 2013 that the Secretary of State considers that the variation application is suitable for publication.
A summary of the variation application, a copy of the variation application, a link to the original section 36 consent and the environmental information prepared can be found at the following website:
The variation application and environmental information are also available for inspection, free of charge, during normal office hours at:
Knapton Generating Station Ryedale District Council
East Knapton Ryedale House
Malton Old Malton Road
North Yorkshire Malton, North Yorkshire
YQ17 8JF_|Y017 7HH_
Hard copies of the variation application and the environmental information may be obtained from Knapton Generating Station at a cost of £250. Electronic versions on CD are available for £15.
Any person wishing to make objections to, or other representations about, the variation application must do so no later than 13th January 2020. Any representations must be sent to:
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Energy Infrastructure Planning Team
Level 3, Orchard 2
1 Victoria Street
Or by email to
Written or emailed representations should be dated, clearly stating the name (in block capitals), full return email and postal address of those making representations. Only representations sent by email to the address stipulated will receive acknowledgement.
Representations received by the Secretary of State will be handled in compliance with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation. Any representations received will be shared with the relevant local planning authorities and the applicant with all personal information removed.
The variation application is not EIA Development under the terms of the 2017 EIA Regulations, so these Regulations do not apply. Nevertheless, should the Applicant provide any further environmental information to the Appropriate Authority, the Applicant will publish a notice stating how that information may be inspected and copies obtained, the address that any objections or representations must be sent to and the date (no earlier than 30 days after the last notice is published) by which any such objections or representations must be submitted. The further environmental information will be made available free of charge on the Application website and at the venue listed above.
The application will be determined by the Appropriate Authority in accordance with the Variation Regulations, with note being given to Regulation 8. The Appropriate Authority will consider:
a) Any representations made about the Variation Application to the Appropriate Authority:
i. Which a relevant planning authority makes within two months of the date on which a copy of the Variation Application was served on it under Regulation 5(2)(b) of the Variation Regulations; and
ii. Which any other person makes on or before the date specified in accordance with Regulation 5(5)(b)(iii) of the Variation Regulations, where those representations are not withdrawn; and
b) All other material considerations.
The Secretary of State may consent to vary the 1993 Consent or may refuse consent to vary that consent.
Dated 27 November 2019