NOTIFICATION OF A PART II AMENDMENT PROCESS
OF THE JUNO WIND ENERGY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION, WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE
DFFE Reference: 14/12/16/3/3/2/1074
AMDA Juliett (Pty) Ltd (‘AMDA’) received Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the proposed development of the Juno Wind Energy Facility (WEF) on 30 April 2019 (DFFE Ref.: 14/12/16/3/3/2/1074). The development site is located near the town Strandfontein, within the Matzikama Local Municipality and greater West Coast District Municipality, Western Cape Province. Following receipt of the EA, AMDA intend to conduct a Part II amendment application process of the authorised Juno WEF due to substantive change in project scope. The changes include amendments to the turbine specifications and generation capacity, and to include a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS).
Arcus Consultancy Services South Africa Pty (Ltd) (‘Arcus’) has been appointed by the Applicant as the Project Manager responsible for the management of the application process. Ashlin Bodasing has been appointed as the independent environmental impact assessment practitioner (EAP) to undertake the Environmental Authorisation amendment application process.
Authorised NEMA Listed Activities: LN1 GN R327 11 (i); 14; 24 (ii); & 56 (ii). LN2 GN R325 1 & 15. LN3 GN R324 4; 10 & 18. No new activities will be applied for.
A Part II EA Amendment Application and Draft Amendment Report was submitted to the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE), on Thursday, 10 June 2021, under the provisions of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act 107 of 1998) (NEMA), as amended, and the requirements of the relevant Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations.
The Draft Amendment Report is available for public review and comment for a period of 30 days from Friday, 11 June 2021 until Monday, 12 July 2021 (both days inclusive), taking into consideration Chapter 2 Regulation 3 (1); (2) and (3) of the NEMA, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), at the Strandfontein (West Coast) Municipality and Vredendal Library, in Hard Copy and CD; and on the Arcus website: https://arcusconsulting.co.za/projects/, in online / electronic copy.
Please click on the links below to access the Draft Amendment Report (DAR) for the amendment of the Juno Wind Energy Facility.
Volume I Draft Amendment Report:
Appendix D Specialist Amendment Reports:
Volume II Original Specialist Impact Assessment Reports:
PLEASE NOTE THE PROTOCOLS FOR ACCESSING THE DAR AT THE PUBLIC LOCATIONS:
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday: 08h00 – 13h00 and 14h15 – 17h00; and Friday: 08h00 – 13h00 and 13h30 – 15h30
Strandfontein Municipality Address: Suid Street, Louis Rood, Strandfontein, 8149. GPS Co-ordinates: S31°45.314’; E018°13.875’
Vredendal Library Address: 37 Kerk Road, Vredendal, 8160.
COVID-19 Safety Measures: No Mask = No Entry and Please sanitize before and after use of the DAR
Note: CD copies of the DAR is available for collection at the public locations and the DAR will be sent to I&APs via We Transfer (electronic link) upon request.
With reference to the proposed amendment, please send your comments on the Draft Amendment Report using the below platforms in writing / via SMS / or telephone on or before the 12 July 2021 to the below address:
Arcus Consultancy Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Arcus Reference: 4088 Juno 1 WEF and BESS
Contact Person: Aneesah Alwie
Post: Office 607 Cube Workspace, Icon Building, Cnr Long Street and Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town, 8001
Telephone: +27 21 412 1529 / +27 72 595 0104