Boulders Wind Farm, Western Cape Province
Project Name: Boulders Wind Farm, Western Cape Province
Applicant: Vredenburg Windfarm (Pty) Ltd
Proposed Activity: The development of a commercial wind farm with a contracted capacity of up to 140MW which will include up to 45 wind turbines and associated infrastructure including a substation, access roads and laydown areas.
Location: The identified project site is located directly adjacent to the operational West Coast One Wind Farm and is ~14km north of Vredenburg and ~7km east of Paternoster (Saldanha Bay Local Municipality and the West Coast District Municipality). The project site includes ten affected properties: Boebezaks Kraal 2/40; Boebezaks Kraal 3/40; Boebezaks Kraal5/40; Frans Vlei 2/46; Schuitjes Klip 3/22; Schuitjes Klip 1/22; Davids Fontyn 9/18; Davids Fontyn 7/18; Het Schuytje 1/21 and Uitkomst RE/6/23.
Environmental Impact 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 Scoping and EIA process is required. Savannah Environmental is undertaking the required environmental assessment and public participation process.
Scoping Report Available for Review: A Scoping Report is available for review and comment. The report can be viewed at the Vredenburg Public Library (2 Akademie Street, Vredenburg) and at the Paternoster Public Library (St Augustine’s Way, Paternoster), from 1 March – 3 April 2018. The report is also available for download on www.savannahsa.com. The due date for written comment is 03 April 2018.
To obtain further information and register on the project database and submit comment of the Scoping Report, please submit your name, contact information and interest in the project to:
Gabriele Stein of Savannah Environmental
Post: P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157 , Johannesburg
Tel: 011 656 3237 | Fax: 086 684 0547
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