Plan 8 Infinite Energy (Pty) Ltd - Grahamstown Wind Energy Facility
Application for Amendment of the Environmental Authorisation
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) issued an Environmental Authorisation to Plan 8 Infinite Energy (Pty) Ltd (Plan 8) for the construction of the Grahamstown Wind Energy Facility (WEF) on 22nd October 2015. Two Appeals against the Environmental Authorisation were submitted to the Minister and both were dismissed (30th September 2016 and 16th March 2017). Plan 8 now intends to submit an application to DEA for an Amendment of the Environmental Authorisation, which comprises increasing the size of the turbines and the installed capacity of the faciulity.
The Draft Amendment Report will be available for review and comment from Monday 7th January 2019 until Wednesday 6th February 2019.
Please submit your comments on the Draft Amendment Report in writing to Bill Rowlston at e-mail email@example.com, or fax to 046 622 6564 for attention Ms Louise van Aardt.
The approved Environmental Impact Assessment Report, Environmental Management Plan and all original specialist reports, together with the Minister’s decisions on the appeals are also available for reference purposes.
Published: 7 January 2019
Review Period: Monday 7th January 2019 until Wednesday 6th February 2019
Contact Person: Mr Bill Rowlston by E-mail or Mrs Louise van Aardt by fax
Fax and Tel numbers: Fax : 046-622 6564 Tel: 046-622 2364
1. Draft Amendment Report1.1 Amendment Report Draft Complete 1.2 Amendment Report Draft Main Text 1.3 Amendment Report Draft Appendix A-G 1.4 Amendment Report Draft Appendix H-N
2. Appeal Decisions2.1 Crous Appeal Decision 16 Mar 2017 2.2 Moll et al Appeal Decision 30 Sept 2016
3. Second Final Amended EIAR April 20153.1 Second Final EIA Report April 2015 complete 3.2 Second Final EIA Report Part 1 Executive Summary & Table of Contents 3.3 Second Final EIA Report Part 2 Main Report 3.4 Second Final EIA Report Part 3a Appendices 3.5 Second Final EIA Report Part 3b Appendices 3.6 Second Final EIA Report Part 3c Appendices
4. Addendum to SFEIAR April 20154.1 Addendum to SFEAIR April 15 Complete
5.1 Second Final Amended EMPr 29 April 2015
6. Specialist Reports6.1 Agricultural Resources December 2011 6.2 Archaeology December 2011 6.3 Avifauna_Birds_December 2011 6.4 Chiroptera_Bats_December 2011 6.5 Community Needs August 2013 6.6 Ecology January 2012 6.7 Geotechnical April 2012 6.8 Noise Rev 8 Feb 2014 6.9 Palaeontology Dec 2011 6.10 Socio-Economics August 2013 6.11 Visual June 2012 6.12 Visual Rev1 March 2013 ...back to public documents