Professional Environmental Consulting Services
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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Excelsior WEF Western Cape Province DEA Ref No: 12/12/20/1798 Amstilinx (RF) Proprietary Limited

Excelsior Wind Energy Facility (Pty) Ltd received an Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the construction of the Excelsior Wind Energy Facility near Swellendam in the Western Cape (DEA ref: 12/12/20/1798) (refer to Figure 2.1).  The following infrastructure is authorised (refer to Appendix A):

» Up to 13 wind turbines. 

» Foundations (16 x 16 x 2.5) depth to support the turbine towers.

» Underground cables (where practical) between turbines;

» Electrical transformers

» Gravel surfaced hard steering areas (hardstand areas) (40 x 20m) adjacent to each turbine

» Operations and maintenance building.

» Wind monitoring mast.

The power line to connect the facility to the Eskom grid was the subject of a separate Basic Assessment and is already authorised under DEA reference no: 14/12/16/3/3/1/1478

The reports are available upon request.  Please contact Gabriele Wood on (011) 656 32374 or

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