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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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Hartebeest Wind Farm Western Cape Province DEA Ref No: N/A Hartebeest Wind Farm (Pty) Ltd

Project Name:  Proposed Hartebeest Wind Farm near Moorreesburg, Western Cape Province

Applicant:  Hartebeest Wind Farm (Pty) Ltd.

Project Location: The proposed site is located within the Swartland Local Municipality, which falls under the jurisdiction of the West Coast District Municipality.  The proposed wind energy facility is proposed on the following farm portions: 

» Farm Zwartfontein 414 - Portion  20, 21, 23 and Remainder of Portion 8,11, 12, 13, 17 and 18

» Farm Zwartfontein 416 – Portion 1, 5, 7 and Remainder of Portion 3

» Farm Hartebeestfontein 412 - Portions 2 and 6

» Farm 1066 – Portion 0

» Farm Tontelberg 424 – Portion 1

» Farm Biesjesfontein 413 – Portion 9

Proposed Activity:  Development of the Hartebeest Wind Farm proposed to comprise a cluster of up to 40 wind turbines and associated infrastructure to be constructed within an area of ~3830ha in extent.

Environmental Impact Assessment Process: In terms of Sections 24 and 24D of the National Environmental Management Act (No 107 of 1998), as read with Government Notice R982 - R985, a Scoping and EIA is required to be undertaken for the proposed projects.  Savannah Environmental is undertaking the required environmental assessment and public participation process. 

Draft EIA Report
Draft EIA Main Report - January 2017 8677.58 KB View
Appendix A - EIA Project Team CVs 1819.75 KB View
Appendix B - Authority Correspondence 5786.84 KB View
Appendix C1 - I&AP Database 86.06 KB View
Appendix C2 - Site Notices & Adverts 2921.99 KB View
Appendix C3 - Organs of State Correspondence 438.48 KB View
Appendix C4 - Stakeholder Correspondence 1233.96 KB View
Appendix C5 - Comments Received 1817.5 KB View
Appendix C6 - Comments and Responses Report 502.13 KB View
Appendix D - Ecology Impact Assessment 1466.43 KB View
Appendix E - Bird Impact Assessment 5981.69 KB View
Appendix F - Bats Impact Assessment 5957.65 KB View
Appendix G - Freshwater Impact Assessment 3930.9 KB View
Appendix H - Heritage Impact Assessment 1046.92 KB View
Appendix I - Soil and Agricultural Impact Assessment 3547.99 KB View
Appendix I1 - Soil and Agricultural Potential Report Review 129.52 KB View
Appendix J - Visual Impact Assessment 8017.47 KB View
Appendix K - Social Impact Assessment 2060.57 KB View
Appendix L - Noise Impact Assessment 6778.63 KB View
Appendix M1 - Pre-construction Bats and Birds Monitoring Checklist 2918.17 KB View
Appendix M2 - Letter of validity for Bat & Bird Monitoring 691.8 KB View
Appendix M3 - Landowner Letter 235.03 KB View
Appendix N - EMPr 14554.12 KB View
Appendix O - EAP Affirmation and Declaration 998.3 KB View
Appendix P - Specialist Declarations 3024.47 KB View
Appendix Q - A3 Maps 9668.34 KB View

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