Oryx Wind Energy Facility

NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESSES FOR THE PROPOSED ORYX WIND ENERGY FACILITY, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE

 Applicant:  K2022578764 (SOUTH AFRICA) (Pty) Ltd

Proposed Activity:  K2022578764 (SOUTH AFRICA) (Pty) Ltd is proposing the development of the Oryx Wind Energy Facility, with a capacity of up to 360MW, and associated infrastructure including the following:

  • Turbine foundations and turbine hardstands;
  • Inverters and transformers;
  • main and internal access roads;
  • temporary laydown areas;
  • Battery Energy System (BESS);
  • Onsite Substations;
  • Cabling between the turbines;
  • Temporary concrete batching plant; and
  • Operation and Maintenance buildings.

Location:  The Oryx Wind Energy Facility will be located approximately10km west of the town of Daniëlskuil within the Kgatelopele and Tsantsabane Local Municipalities and ZF Mgcawu District Municipality, Northern Cape Province. The project site comprises the following farm portions:

Oryx Wind Energy Facility Project Site

Parent Farm Number Farm Portions
Ouplaas 304 2,3
Plaas 457 RE,1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Doornvlei 305 2,3
Lemoenkloof 456 2
Plaas 455 RE

Application for Environmental Authorisation: An Environmental Authorisation (EA) is required to be obtained for the development of the Oryx Wind Energy Facility.  The Application for EA will be supported by a Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment (S&EIA) process in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (No. 107 of 1998) (NEMA) and the 2014 EIA Regulations (GNR 326), as amended. Savannah Environmental (Pty) Ltd has been appointed as the independent consultants to undertake the S&EIA and public participation processes.

Scoping Report available for review & comment: The Scoping Report for the Oryx Wind Energy Facility is available for download, review, & comment.  The 30-day review & comment period of the Scoping Report is from Tuesday, 14 November 2023 until Thursday, 14 December 2023.  The last day to submit written comments is Thursday, 14 December 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 at Savannah Environmental
P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157
Tel: 011 656 3237
Mobile: 060 978 8396 (including Please Call Me)
Fax: 086 684 0547
Email: publicprocess@savannahsa.com
Website: www.savannahsa.com

Documents for public review are available for download.

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