Excelsior Wind Energy Facility

NOTICE OF REVISED ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES, FOR THE (i) BIOTHERM WIND ENERGY FACILITY, CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND CABLING NEAR AND WITHIN WATERCOURSES (CROSSING OF WETLANDS) AND (iii) 132kV POWER LINE FROM THE EXCELSIOR WIND ENERGY FACILITY TO THE VRYHEID SUBSTATION SITUATED NEAR SWELLENDAM, WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE.

Project Name Applicant DEA reference numbers
Biotherm Excelsior Wind Energy Facility Amstilinx (RF) Proprietary Limited 12/12/20/1798

 

Construction of roads and cabling near and within watercourses (crossing of wetlands) 14/12/16/3/3/1/279

 

132kV power line for the Excelsior Wind Energy Facility 12/12/20/1798

Amendment request: In terms of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014, as amended, Amstilinx (RF) Proprietary Limited is requesting the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) to revise the Environmental Management Programmes (EMPRs) for the Exce;lsior Wind Energy Facility and associated infrastructure, as approved previously and detailed above. The revised EMPRs are an update to the reports on the basis of further specialist work (ecological and avifaunal in particular) conducted following the requirements of the original specialist work and the relevant environmental authorisations.

Revised EMPRs available for public review and comment:  The revised and updated EMPRs for all three authorisations are now made available for public review and comment, from Friday, 21st February 2020 until Sunday, 22nd March 2020.  The Revised EMPRs can be downloaded from Savannah Environmental’s website: https://www.savannahsa.com/public-documents/grid-infrastructure/.  The due date for written comment is no later than Monday, 23rd March 2020.

To obtain further information on the revised EMPRs and register on the project database(s), please submit your name, contact information and interest in the project, in writing, to Savannah Environmental:

Ronald Baloyi at Savannah Environmental

P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157

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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