PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OF LIMESTONE SOLAR PV1 AND LIMESTONE SOLAR PV2 FACILITIES NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE
Applicant: AGV Projects (Pty) Ltd.
Proposed Activity: The development of the Limestone PV1 and Limestone PV2 Solar Energy Facilities and associated infrastructures, with a combined contracted capacity of up to 300MW Maximum Export Capacity.
Project Location: The sites proposed for the solar PV facilities are located ~16km south-east of Danielskuil, on Portion 4 of Farm 300 Engeland, within the Kgatelopele Local Municipality and ZF Mgcawu District Municipality, Northern Cape Province
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Process: In terms of Sections 24 and 24D of the National Environmental Management Act (No 107 of 1998), as read with Government Notice R324 – R327, as amended, Scoping & Environmental Impact Assessment (S&EIA) processes are required for the proposed Limestone PV1 and Limestone PV2 Solar Energy Facilities. Separate applications for authorisation have been submitted to the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE).
Revised EIA Report available for Public Review & Comment: Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Reports were prepared and made available for a 30- day public review period from Friday, 18 May 2023. Comments were provided following review of the report. In response to comments raised through the public participation process, additional information has now been included in and forms part of the Revised draft Environmental impact Assessment reports. In terms of provision of Regulation 23(1) (b) of the EIA Regulations of 2014 (as amended 7 April 2017), the draft EIA has been revised and is now released for a second public comment period of 30 days and the final report will be submitted within 156 days of the Acceptance of Scoping. The review period is from 21 July 2023 until 21 August 2023.
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Molatela Ledwaba of Savannah Environmental
P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157
Tel: 011 656 3237
Mobile: 060 978 8396
Fax: 086 684 0547
Documents for public review are available for download.
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