Access Road to the Roggeveld Wind Farm & Substation

Realignment of the Access Road to the Roggeveld Wind Farm & Substation

Applicant:  Roggeveld Wind Power (RF) (Pty) Ltd

Proposed Activity: The Roggeveld Wind Farm is a Round 4 REIPPPP Preferred Bidder project and is currently under construction. Roggeveld Wind Power (RF) (Pty) Ltd is proposing the realignment of the proposed access road for the Roggeveld Wind Farm located between Sutherland and Matjiesfontein, along the R354, Laingsburg Local Municipalty in the geater Central Karoo District Municipality, Western Cape Province.  The road realignment is proposed in order to address landowner specific requirements.

Location: The portion of the access road proposed to be realigned is located on Portion 73 of the farm Bon Espirance.  The road will provide access to the Roggeveld Wind Farm and the new substation from the R354.

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, a Basic Assessment (BA) is required to be undertaken in support of the application for the Environmental Authorisation of this project Savannah Environmental is undertaking the required BA and public participation process for the project.

BA Report Available for Review: A BA Report is available for review and comment from Wednesday, 19 May 2021 until Monday, 21 June 2021.  The report can be downloaded from Savannah Environmental’s website at https://savannahsa.com/public-documents/other/.  The due date for written comment is Monday, 21 June 2021.

Public Participation Process: Savannah Environmental (Pty) Ltd has been appointed as the independent environmental consultant responsible for undertaking the BA and Public Participation processes in support of this application for EA.  To obtain further information on the project and to register on the project database, please submit your name, contact information and interest in the project as per the details below.

Consultation Meetings: Consultation meetings will be held with relevant I&APs and stakeholders via an appropriate forum during the review period.  Should you wish to be included in these meetings or receive further information on the project please contact us as per the details below

Nicolene Venter of Savannah Environmental

Post: PO Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157

Johannesburg

Tel: 011 656 3237

Fax: 086 684 0547

Email: publicprocess@savannahsa.com Website: www.savannahsa.com

Documents for public review are available for download.

Please click publicprocess@savannahsa.com to access the document.

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