Freedom of information request response - 05336

FOI request

FOI ID number
Planning applications for commercial renewable energy projects

Please can you tell me how many planning applications for development of commercial renewable energy projects (wind, solar, hydro or biomass) have been made to Eden District Council in the past 5 years, how many of these have been approved and what the primary reasons for rejection of applications have been?

Our response


Please see the documents attached showing all wind, solar, biomass or hydro applications received within the last five years. I can confirm that for this information there is no charge. This is because the information you requested is readily available and has not required staff time to locate, retrieve or extract it.

Our officers inform me that from the application numbers provided you can access our publicly available planning register to confirm which applications were refused or approved and on what basis.

Please see our online Planning Register.

Response date
06 June 2018