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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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Majuba Solar Energy Facility Near Amersfoort, Mpumalanga Province DEA Ref No: 14/12/16/3/3/2/752 Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd

Project Name: Majuba Solar Energy Facility

Applicant: Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd                          

Proposed Activity: Construction of a 65MW solar energy facility and associated infrastructure within the Majuba coal fired power station boundary near Amersfoort in Mpumalanga 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 Majuba 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 Majuba coal fired power station boundary, on portion 1, 2 and 6 of the farm Witkoppies 81 HS approximately 15 km southwest of Amersfoort in Mpumalanga Province.  An area of ~96.9ha is intended to be utilised for the establishment of the 65MW PV facility. The site is located within the jurisdiction of Gert Sibande District Municipality and Pixley Ka Seme Local Municipality. 

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