Pienaarspoort Wind Energy Facilities

Pienaarspoort Wind Energy Facility 1 and Pienaarspoort Wind Energy Facility 2, Western Cape Province

Project Name:  Pienaarspoort Wind Energy Facility 1 and Pienaarspoort Wind Energy Facility 2, Western Cape Province

Applicant:  Pienaarspoort Wind Energy Facility 1 (Pty) Ltd and Pienaarspoort Wind Energy Facility 2 (Pty) Ltd

Proposed Activity:  The development of a wind farm with a contracted capacity of up to 310MW which will include up to 50 wind turbines and associated infrastructure including an on-site facility substation; collector substation; turbine foundations and turbine hardstands; main and internal access roads; temporary laydown areas; cabling between the turbines; temporary concrete batching plant; and Operation and Maintenance buildings.

Location:  The project site is located approximately 5km south-east of the existing Kappa Substation and 30km north-east of the town of Touws River in the Witzenberg Local Municipality and the Cape Winelands District Municipality.  The site falls within Focus Area 2 of the Renewable Energy Development Zones (REDZ), which is known as the Komsberg REDZ.  The project site comprises of one affected property, namely Portion 0 of the Farm Bruwels Fontein 249.

Basic Assessment 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, Environmental Authorisation is required for the project.  As the project site is located within a REDZ, a Basic Assessment (BA) process is required to be undertaken in accordance with GN114 (February 2018).  Savannah Environmental is undertaking the required environmental assessment and public participation process.

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

Website: www.savannahsa.com


December 2020

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