Iziduli Emoyeni Wind Energy Facility.
Project Name: Iziduli Emoyeni Wind Energy Facility
Applicant: Emoyeni Wind Farm Renewable Energy (Pty) Ltd
Proposed Amendments: In terms of the amendment to the Environmental Authorisation (EA) received in August 2012, the project description for the wind energy facility refers to 32 wind turbines each with a maximum generating capacity of 3.5MW, a hub height of 120m and a rotor diameter of 140m. Emoyeni Wind Farm Renewable Energy (Pty) Ltd is requesting DEA to amend the project description as described in the authorisation as follows:
- The turbine specification (as specified in the amended EA) is to change to:
- Up to 30 wind turbines;
- Hub height: up to 135m;
- Rotor Diameter: up to 160m; and
- Up to 5.4MW in generating capacity for each turbine.
Project Location: The project site is located in the Blue Crane Route Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape on the following properties:
- Remainder of Portion 1, Portion 2 (a Portion of Portion 1) and the Remainder of the Farm Brakke Fontein No 218;
- The Farm Vogel Fonteyn No 219; and
- Remainder of the Farm Brakfontein No 220.
In terms of Condition 5 of the Environmental Authorisation and Regulation 31 of the EIA Regulations of December 2014, as amended in 07 April 2017, it is possible for an applicant to apply, in writing, to the competent authority for a change or deviation from the project description to be approved.
Motivation Report available for Public Review: Savannah Environmental has compiled a Motivation Report in support of the amendment application. The Motivation Report is available for public review and comment between 13 July 2018 and 13 August 2018 at www.savannahsa.com. CDs including the report will be available on request. The due date for written comment is 13 August 2018.
Rozanne Els of Savannah Environmental
Post: P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157 , Johannesburg
Tel: 011 656 3237 | Fax: 086 684 0547
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