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Savannah Environmental Services
Savannah Environmental Projects
Savannah Environmental provides a holistic environmental management service to public and private sector clients. Current clients include:
  • Eskom Holdings Limited Generation Division
  • Eskom Holdings Limited Transmission Division
  • Department of Water Affairs
  • Department of Environmental Affairs
  • African Clean Energy Developments
  • South African National Roads Agency Limited
  • East Rand Water Care Company
  • Renewable Energy Investments South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • VentuSA Energy (Pty) Ltd
  • Just Energy
  • Thupela Energy
  • Rainmaker Energy Projects (Pty) Ltd
  • Moyeng Energy (Pty) Ltd
  • BioTherm Energy (Pty) Ltd
  • Windlab Developments South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Exxaro Resources Limited
  • Crenersol (Pty) Ltd
Current projects being undertaken by Savannah Environmental include Basic Assessments, Environmental Impact Assessments and environmental compliance monitoring. Documents for public review are available for download below.

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Lethabo PV Solar Energy Facility Near Sasolburg, Free State Province DEA Ref No: 14/12/16/3/3/2/753 Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd

Project Name: Lethabo Solar Energy Facility

Applicant: Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd

Proposed Activity: Construction of a 75MW solar energy facility and associated infrastructure within the Lethabo coal fired power station boundary near Sasolburg in Free State Province.  The proposed facility will comprise:

  • Arrays of photovoltaic (PV) panels.
  • Mounting structures to support the PV panels.
  • Cabling between the project components.
  • Inverters/transformer enclosures.
  • An on-site substation or switching station.
  • A power line to facilitate the connection of the solar energy facility to a substation located within the Lethabo power station.
  • Internal access roads.
  • Buildings (which could include workshop area for maintenance and storage, and an on-site office) 

Location: The site is located on Eskom-owned land within the Lethabo coal fired power station boundary, on Farm 1814 and the remaining portion of farm Brankfontein 9 approximately 25 km north-east of Sasolburg in Free State Province.  An area of ~112 ha is intended to be utilised for the establishment of the 75MW PV facility. The site is located within the jurisdiction of Fezile Dabi District Municipality and Metsimaholo Local Municipality.

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