Olifantshoek Power Line

Olifantshoek 132kV Power Line, Northern Cape Province

Project Name: Olifantshoek 132kV Power Line, Northern Cape Province

Applicant: Gamagara Local Municipality

Proposed Activity:  The construction and operation of grid connection infrastructure consisting of a single circuit 132kV power line between the existing Emil Traction Substation and the authorised Olifantshoek Substation.  The proposed power line will be used to strengthen the grid network in the area in order to ensure adequate supply of electricity for residents within the municipality’s jurisdictional area.  The power line is being assessed within a 300m wide and 36km long grid connection corridor.

Project Location: Near the town of Olifantshoek located within the Gamagara Local Municipality and the greater John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality the in the Northern Cape Province.  The affected properties are:

Remaining Extent of the Farm Fritz 540 Portion 1 of the Farm Gamagara 541
Portion 1 of the Farm Fritz 540 Portion 7 of the Farm Gamagara 541
Portion 2 of the Farm Fritz 540 Portion 2 of the Farm Dingle 565
Portion 4 of the Farm Fritz 540 Remaining Extent of the Farm Dingle 565
Portion 5 of the Farm Fritz 540 Remaining Extent of the Farm Smythe 566
Portion 8 of the Farm Fritz 540 Portion 1 of the Farm Wright 538
Portion 9 of the Farm Fritz 540 Remaining Extent of the Farm Murray 570
Portion 10 of the Farm Fritz 540 Portion 2 of the Farm Murray 570
Remaining Extent of the Farm Gamagara 541 Remaining Extent of the Farm Cox 571
Portion 4 of the Farm Cox 571 Portion 1 of the Farm Cox 571
Remaining Extent of the Farm Hartley 573 Portion 3 of the Farm Cox 571
Portion 3 of the Farm Hartley 573 Remaining Extent of the Farm Diegaart’s Heuwel 765
Remaining Extent of the Farm Neylan 574 Portion 1 of the Farm Neylan 574
Remaining Extent of the Farm Neylan 766 Portion 3 of the Farm Neylan 766
Portion 4 of the Farm Neylan 766 Portion 7 of the Farm Neylan 766
Remaining Extent of the Farm Erf 155 Olifantshoek

 

Basic Assessment Process: In terms of Sections 24 and 24D of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), as read with Government Notice R324 – R327, as amended (2017), a Basic Assessment (BA) is required to be undertaken in support of an application for Authorisation.  Savannah Environmental (Pty) Ltd is undertaking the required BA and public participation process for the project.

To obtain further information and register on the project database, please submit your name, contact information and interest in the project to:

Nicolene Venter

P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157

Tel: 011 656 3237

Fax: 086 684 0547

Email: publicprocess@savannahsa.com

Website: www.savannahsa.com

February 2020

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