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Proposed San Kraal and Phezukomoya WEF Amendments and Grid Infrastructure BA Process

San Kraal Wind Power (Pty) Ltd, Phezukomoya Wind Power (Pty) Ltd and Hartebeesthoek Wind Power (Pty) Ltd are applying for environmental authorisation to split the authorised San Kraal and Phezukomoya Wind Energy Facilities (WEFs) into four smaller WEFs, near Noupoort in the Northern and Eastern Capes. A basic assessment application for the grid connection of the proposed WEF amendments has also been submitted.  Arcus has been appointed by the Applicants to act as the independent environmental impact assessment practitioner.

Arcus Consultancy Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Contact person: Aneesah Alwie

Tel: +27 (0) 21 412 1529 / Fax: +27 (0) 86 609 7327

Postal address: Office 607 Cube Workspace Cnr Long Street and Hans Strijdom Road, Cape Town 8001

Email: projects@arcusconsulting.co.za

Following the 30 day public comment and review period, the Final Basic Assessment Report and Amendment Reports has been submitted to the Department of Environmental Affairs (competent authority) for consideration for environmental authorization. The link to each project documentation is below.

Basic Assessment for the Proposed Electrical Grid Connection and Associated Infrastructure

Volume I Final BA Report for Grid Infrastructure

Figure 1 Site Location for EMPr

Figure 1.1 Site Location

Figure 2 Envionmental Sensitivity Map for EMPr

Figure 6.1 Proposed Site Development Plan

Figure 7.1 Phezukomoya Grid Options

Figure 7.2 Hartebeesthoek West Grid Options

Figure 7.3 San Kraal Grid Options

Figure 7.4 Hartebeesthoek East Grid Options

Figure 11 Environmental Sensitivity Map

1 Soil Specialist Report

2 Aquatic Specialist Report

3 Ecology Specialist Report

4 Bat Specialist Letter

5 Avifaunal Specialist Report

6 Visual Specialist Report

7 Heritage Specialist Report

8 Social Specialist Report

9 Traffic Specialist Report

San Kraal Split 1 Amendment

Volume I Final San Kraal Split 1 Amendment Report

Figure 1 Site Location_EMPr

Figure 1.1 Authorised San Kraal WEF

Figure 1.2 Site Location

Figure 2 Environmental Sensitivity Map_EMPr

Figure 2.1 Proposed Amendment Layout

Figure 5.1 Proposed Site Development Plan

Figure 5.2 Renewable Energy Projects

Figure 10.1 Environmental Sensitivity Map

1 Soil Amendment Report

2 Aquatic Amendment Report

3 Ecology Amendment Report

4 Bat Amendment Report

5 Avifaunal Amendment Report

6 Noise Amendment Report

7 Visual Amendment Report

8 Heritage Amendment Report

9 Social Amendment Report

10 Traffic Amendment Report

Hartebeesthoek East Amendment

Volume I Final Hartebeesthoek East Amendment Report

Figure 1 Site Location_EMPr

Figure 1.1 Authorised San Kraal WEF

Figure 1.2 Site Location

Figure 2 Environmental Sensitivity Map_EMPr

Figure 2.1 Proposed Amendment Layout

Figure 5.1 Proposed Development Plan

Figure 5.2 Renewable Energy Projects

Figure 10.1 Environmental Sensitivity Map

1 Soil Amendment Report

2 Aquatic Amendment Report

3 Ecology Amendment Report

4 Bat Amendment Report

5 Avifaunal Amendment Report

6 Noise Amendment Report

7 Visual Amendment Report

8 Heritage Amendment Report

9 Social Amendment Report

10 Traffic Amendment Report

Phezukomoya Split 1 Amendment

Volume I Final Phezukomoya WEF Amendment Report

Figure 1 Site Location_EMPr

Figure 1.1 Authorised Phezukomoya WEF

Figure 1.2 Site Location

Figure 2 Environmental Sensitivity Map_EMPr

Figure 2.1 Proposed Amendment Layout

Figure 5.1 Site Development Plan

Figure 5.2 Renewable Energy Projects

Figure 10.1 Environmental Sensitivity Map

1 Soil Amendment Report

2 Aquatic Amendment Report

3 Ecology Amendment Report

4 Bat Amendment Report

5 Avifaunal Amendment Report

6 Noise Amendment Report

7 Visual Amendment Report_Part1

7 Visual Amendment Report_Part2

8 Heritage Amendment Report

9 Social Amendment Report

10 Traffic Amendment Report

Hartebeesthoek West Amendment

Volume I Final Hartebeesthoek West Amendment Report

Figure 1 Site Location_EMPr

Figure 1.1 Authorised Phezukomoya WEF

Figure 1.2 Site Location

Figure 2 Environmental Sensitivity Map_EMPr

Figure 2.1 Proposed Amendment Layout

Figure 5.1 Proposed Site Development Plan

Figure 5.2 Renewable Energy Projects

Figure 10.1 Environmental Sensitivity Map

1 Soil Amendment Report

2 Aquatic Amendment Report

3 Ecology Amendment Report

4 Bat Amendment Report

5 Avifaunal Amendment Report

6 Noise Amendment Report

7 Visual Amendment Report

8 Heritage Amendment Report

9 Social Amendment Report

10 Traffic Amendment Report