Namas Wind Farm, Northern Cape Province: 14/12/16/3/3/1/1971
Project Name: Namas Wind Farm, Northern Cape Province
Applicant: Genesis Namas Wind (Pty) Ltd
Proposed Amendments: Amendment of the turbine specifications and facility layout as included in the environmental authorisation dated 18 February 2019 (as amended), as follows:
|Number of turbines||Up to 43||Up to 35|
|Hub height||Up to 130m||Up to 150m|
|Tip height||Up to 205m||Up to 240m|
|Turbine capacity||Up to 4.5MW||Up to 7MW|
The overall generation capacity of the wind farm will remain 140MW.
Project Location: The project site is located ~20km south-east of Kleinsee, Northern Cape Province, with the entire extent of the project site located within the Springbok REDZ on the following properties:
- Portion 3 of the Farm Zonnekwa 328
- Portion 4 of the Farm Zonnekwa 328
- Remaining Extent of the Farm Rooivlei 327
- Portion 3 of the Farm Rooivlei 327
In terms of Condition 5 of the Environmental Authorisation dated 18 February 2019 and Regulation 31 of the EIA Regulations of December 2014, as amended, 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 and comment: Savannah Environmental has compiled a Motivation Report in support of the Amendment Application. The Motivation Report is available for a 30-day review and comment period from Wednesday, 09 October 2019 to Friday, 08 November 2019. The Motivation Report can be downloaded from Savannah Environmental’s website (https://www.savannahsa.com/public-documents/energy-generation/). The due date for written comment is Friday, 08 November 2019.
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