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Coylton Greener Grid Park project page

This website will be kept updated over the development period to keep you informed and to hear your views and ideas.

Statkraft submitted a bid to provide stability services for National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO). Our Greener Grid Park proposal at Coylton in East Ayrshire was successful in the bidding process. This planning application was submitted in October 2021.

When we submitted the first application NGESO had not confirmed their exact requirements for the project. Now they have confirmed their requirements we are planning to submit a new application. The new application accurately represents the final project.



Project timeline

  • Stage 1: Site Selection

    Extensive research to identify suitable sites. 

    No public engagement is carried out during this time because the site may not pass the criteria required for being suitable for development.

  • Stage 2: Pre-Planning

    We request the view of East Ayrshire Council on the level of study required. We contact local Community Councils and consultees such as SNH, SEPA and Historic Environment Scotland.


  • Stage 3: Submit Planning Application, and Await Decision

    An application is submitted to Renfrewshire Council, accompanied by a comprehensive Planning Report and Environmental Assessments showing the results of all studies undertaken.

  • Stage 4: Construction

    If the project is approved, construction typically takes 18 months. Planning conditions are used to manage elements of construction.

  • Stage 5: Operation

    The project is managed by a regionally based maintenance team, and operations are controlled by detailed planning conditions.



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