Exciting times for consenting infrastructure in Wales!
From 1st April 2019 the Wales Act devolves additional powers to the Welsh Government on energy consenting. Authority to consent the following will be devolved to Wales on that date:
- Onshore generating stations between 50MW and 350MW;
- Offshore generating stations up to 350MW; and
- Overhead electric lines up to and including 132KV associated with devolved Welsh generating stations.