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Moray West


We place a high value on engagement, and are committed to dialogue with the communities, organisations, enterprises and individuals who have an interest in the Moray Firth.

Consultation is at the heart of the development process, and we invite comments on the consultation papers which are published at various points in the process.

This page provides links to current consultation papers associated with Moray West.

Transmission Infrastructure Pre Application Consultation


Pre Application consultation for the Moray West transmission infrastructure is currently underway.


NOTE:  Owing to exceptional weather, the consultation event of 1 March in Portsoy is being rescheduled for Thursday 29 March.


Public exhibitions, providing information about the proposed transmission infrastructure (underground cable circuits and proposed new electricity substation) will be will be held :


  • Old Coach House Hotel, High Street, Buckie, AB56 1AR – Tues 27 Feb
  • Royal Hotel, Church St, Keith, AB55 5BR – Wed 28 Feb
  • Station Hotel, 22 Seafield St, Portsoy, Banff, AB45 2QT – Thur 29 March
  • Sandend Village Hall, The Bents, Sandend, Banff – Wed 7 March

Each event will be open from 12pm – 8pm


The documentation relating to the pre-application consultation is provided below.

Consultation responses may be made to or by post to Moray West, 40 Princes St, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY


Pre Application Consultation notices:

Moray West PAN Moray 

Moray West PAN Abdns


Additional Information (Provides detail about proposals):

Moray West Pan Additional Info Moray

Moray West Pan Additional Info Aberdeens


Location Maps:

Moray West Fig1 Site Location

Moray West Fig2 – Location Abdns

Moray West Fig3 Location Moray 


Public Exhibition Information

Information Pull Ups

Onshore Transmission Infrastructure Leaflet

Feedback Form


Scoping reports for both offshore and onshore transmission infrastructure may be found within the document library.


As part of this pre application consultation your comments should be submitted to the developer—Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Ltd, 40 Princes St, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY, or
Comments made to Moray West in response to this consultation are not representations to the planning authorities. There will be an opportunity to make formal representations to the planning authorities (Moray and Aberdeenshire Councils) when a planning application is made by the developer.




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