Kathu Solar Park
KATHU SOLAR PARK, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE
(DEA REFs: 12/12/20/1994 & 14/12/16/3/3/1/1406)
Project Name: Kathu Solar Park
Applicant: Kathu Solar Park (RF) (Pty) Ltd
Amendment request: Kathu Solar Park (RF) (Pty) Ltd is requesting the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) to revise the Environmental Management Programme (EMPr) as approved in the Environmental Authorisation (EA) received on 03 November 2011 and amendments issued on 12 September 2012 and 19 September 2014 and a separate Basic Assessment (BA) which received an EA on 05 October 2015. The revised EMPr (Revision 3) is an update to the operational section of the report since the project is currently in the operational phase.
Project Location: Kathu Solar Park and associated infrastructure is located on the Remaining Extent of the Farm Kathu 465 which is situated ~10km north of Kathu and the falls within the Gamagara Local Municipality and in the greater John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality, Northern Cape Province.
The facility is connected to the electricity grid via a new 132kV overhead power line connected to the Ferrum-Umtu 132kV power line.
Revised EMPr (Revision 3) available for Public Review: Savannah Environmental has compiled a Revised Environmental Management Programme (EMPr – Revision3) for public review and comment from Wednesday, 13 November 2019 until Friday, 13 December 2019. The Revised EMPr can also be downloaded from Savannah Environmental’s website: https://www.savannahsa.com/public-documents/energy-generation/ The due date for written comment is Friday, 13 December 2019.
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 at Savannah Environmental
P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157
Tel: 011 656 3237
Fax: 086 684 0547
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