Bergriver Wind Farm

NOTIFICATION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS

Project Name: Bergriver Wind Farm, Western Cape Province

Applicant: FE Berg River Pty Ltd

Proposed Activity: The development of a wind farm with a contracted capacity of up to 140MW which will include wind turbines and associated infrastructure including turbine foundations and turbine hardstands; main and internal access roads; temporary laydown areas; a Battery Energy System (BESS); cabling between the turbines; temporary concrete batching plant; and Operation and Maintenance buildings.

Location:  The project site is located adjacent to the town of Gouda and approximately 6km south of the town Saron, Drakenstein Municipality in the Western Cape.  The site can be accessed from the R44. The following properties are considered as the project site:

» 3/88 – Hartebeeste Kraal 88 Portion 3 – 361 Ha
» 7/88 – Hartebeeste Kraal 88 Portion 7 – 175 Ha
» 4/83 – Bonne Esperance 83 Portion 4 – 204 Ha
» 1/88 – Hartebeeste Kraal 88 Portion 1 – 170 Ha
» 1/397 – Farm 397 Portion 1 – 436 Ha
» 2/397 – Farm 397 Portion 2 – 425 Ha

Environmental Assessment Process:  Application for Environmental Authorisation: In terms of Sections 24 and 24D of the National Environmental Management Act (No 107 of 1998), as read with the EIA Regulations, GNR 982-985 of 4 December 2014, as amended, a Scoping and EIA is required to be undertaken for the proposed wind farm and its associated infrastructure

AVAILABILITY OF DRAFT SCOPING REPORT FOR REVIEW AND COMMENT

Savannah Environmental has prepared the Draft Scoping Report as per the EA requirements mentioned above, on behalf of FE Berg River (Pty) Ltd.  These documents are available for review and comment from Tuesday, 05 October 2021 until Monday, 08 November 2021.  The due date for written comment is Monday, 08 November 2021. Please see the contact details below for the submission of written comments. 

Nondumiso Bulunga  at Savannah Environmental

P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157

Tel: 011 656 3237 / Fax: 086 684 0547

Email: publicprocess@savannahsa.com

Website: www.savannahsa.com

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