DEVELOPMENT OF THE RICHARDS BAY COMBINED CYCLE POWER PLANT (CCPP) AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE ON A SITE NEAR RICHARDS BAY, KWAZULU-NATAL PROVINCE
Project Name: Richards Bay Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP)
Applicant: Eskom Holdings SoC Ltd (Eskom)
Location: The development is proposed on Portion 2 and Portion 4 of Erf 11376 which is situated within Phase 1D of the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RIDZ) located approximately 6km south west of Richards Bay and 4km south west of Alton. The project site is situated in the City of uMhlathuze Local Municipality which falls within jurisdiction of the King Cetshwayo District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal Province.
Proposed Activity: The development of a Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP) with a generating capacity of up to 3000MW on a project site with an extent of 71ha. The development footprint will be up to 60ha in extent.
Environmental Impact Assessment Process: In terms of Sections 24 and 24D of the National Environmental Management Act (No 107 of 1998), as read with the EIA Regulations (2014), as amended on 07 April 2017, of GN R324 to GN R327, a Scoping and EIA is required to be undertaken for the proposed project.
Scoping Report Available for Review: A Scoping Report is available for review and comment. The report can be viewed at the Richards Bay Public Library, Civic Centre, 05 Mark Strasse, from 21 August 2017 – 20 September 2017. The report is also available for download on www.savannahsa.com/projects. The due date for written comment is 20 September 2017.
To obtain further information and register on the project database, please submit your name, contact information and interest in the project, in writing, to Savannah Environmental:
Nicolene Venter of Savannah Environmental
Post: P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157 , Johannesburg
Tel: 011 656 3237 | Fax: 086 684 0547
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