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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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Tutuka PV SEF Near Standerton, Mpumalanga Province DEA Ref No: 14/12/16/3/3/2/754 Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd

Project Name: Tutuka Solar Energy Facility

Applicant: Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd

Proposed Activity:  Construction of a 65.9MW solar energy facility and associated infrastructure within the Tutuka coal fired power station boundary near Standerton 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 Tutuka 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 Tutuka coal fired power station boundary, on portion 4, 10, 11 and 12 of the farm Pretorius Vley 374 IS approximately 28 km north-east of Standerton in Mpumalanga Province.  An area of ~55.4ha is intended to be utilised for the establishment of the 65.9MW PV facility. The site is located within the jurisdiction of Gert Sibande District Municipality and Lekwa Local Municipality. 


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