Kudu Wind Energy Facility

NOTICE OF BASIC ASSESSMENT PROCESS AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS 

FE KUDU WIND ENERGY FACILITY, EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE 

 Project Name:  FE Kudu Wind Energy Facility, Eastern Cape Province 

 Applicant:  FE Kudu (Pty) Ltd 

 Activity:  The development of a wind energy facility with a contracted capacity of up to 600MW, which includes: 

  • Up to 80 wind turbines, turbine foundations and turbine hardstands. 
  • An on-site substation hub, including 132kV on-site facility substation, switchyard with collector infrastructure, Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) & O&M buildings. 
  • A balance of plant area including temporary laydown areas, construction camp laydown and temporary concrete batching plant. 
  • Power lines internal to the wind farm, trenched and located adjacent to internal access roads, where feasible. 
  • Access roads to the site and between project components with a width up to 8m for primary access routes. 

Location:  Portion 2 of Farm Oorlogspoort 85.  The site is ~40km west of Aberdeen in the Eastern Cape Province, within the Dr Beyers Naude Local Municipality and the greater Sarah Baartman District Municipality.  

Application for Environmental Authorisation (EA):  Application for EA in terms of NEMA (No. 107 of 1998) and the Environmental Assessment Regulations, 2014, as amended, (GNR 324-327).  As the project site is located within the Beaufort West Renewable Energy Development Zone (REDZ), a Basic Assessment (BA) process has been undertaken in accordance with GN114 (February 2018). 

Basic Assessment (BA) Report available for review: The BA Report for the FE Kudu Wind Energy Facility is available for review and comment from 4 October 2023 to 3 November 2023.  The due date for written comment is 3 November 2023. 

 To obtain further information and register on the project database, please submit your name, contact information and interest in the project to: 

Nicolene Venter of Savannah Environmental
P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157
Tel: 011 656 3237
Mobile: 060 978 8396
Fax: 086 684 0547
Email: publicprocess@savannahsa.com

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