Rietpan Power Connection

Rietpan Power Connection, Near Welkom, Free State Province

Project Name: Rietpan Power Connection near Welkom, Free State Province

Applicant:  BEEntropie (Pty) Ltd

Proposed Activity:  The development of a 44kV double-circuit power line and switching substation to connect the authorised Nyala PV Solar Facility and the Eland PV Solar Facility to the national grid.  The proposed infrastructure will be assessed within a larger corridor.

Location:  The Remaining Extent of the Farm Rietpan 17 located ~7km north-west of Welkom within the Matjhabeng Local Municipality and the Lejweleputswa District Municipality.

Basic Assessment Process:  In terms of Sections 24 and 24D of the National Environmental Management Act (No 107 of 1998), as read with Government Notice R324 – R327, as amended, Environmental Authorisation is required for the project.  Savannah Environmental is undertaking the required environmental assessment and public participation process.

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

Ronald Baloyi of Savannah Environmental

P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157

Tel: 011 656 3237

Fax: 086 684 0547

Email: publicprocess@savannahsa.com

Website: www.savannahsa.com


February 2020

Documents for public review are available for download.

Please click publicprocess@savannahsa.com to access the document.


Contact Savannah Environmental

If you would like further details, please do not hesitate to contact any member of
our Environmental team at +27 (0)11 656 3237 / +27 (0)11 656 3256