Sturdee Energy proposes to construct a 10MW Solar PV facility and associated infrastructure on the PPC Dwaalboom property, near Dwaalboom in the Limpopo Province. The intention of the project is to generate power to supplement the electricity consumption by the PPC cement manufacturing plant with Solar PV energy required to operate the plant and associated equipment including facilities on the site.
CES has been appointed by Sturdee Energy as an independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) to undertake a Basic Assessment (BA), including specialist study.
NOTIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION GRANTED FOR THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OF 10MW AC SOLAR PHTOVOLTAIC (PV) PLANT AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRTUCTURE ON PORTION 2 OF THE FARM SCHOONGEZICHT 238KP, DWAALBOOM, LEPHALALE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY OF WATERBERG DISTRICT.
LEDET REF: 12/1/9/1-W222
Sturdee Energy Proprietary Limited were granted Environmental Authorisation (EA) from the Limpopo Provincial Department of Economic Development, Environmental & Tourism for the implementation of a solar PV facility in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA, No. 107 of 1998). The EA was granted on the 4th November 2021 and received on the 26th November 2021 and will remain valid for a 10-year period from the date of issue.
For reasons of the decision by the competent authority refer to Section 4.2 of the EA, page 6.
Interested and Affected Parties (I&APs) are afforded a 20-day period to lodge an appeal against this decision from the date of notification. The 20-day appeals period will therefore run from 6th December 2021 to the 15th January 2022.
Should you wish to lodge an appeal this against decision, please submit the appeal to the appeals administrator within the time period(s) stipulated above. A copy of the notice of intention to appeal must also be served to the applicant, all registered interested and affected parties as well as any organ of state with an interest in the matter. Appeals to the EA must be submitted in writing on the prescribed form to:
The MEC: Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism at the below-mentioned addresses.
By hand: Evridiki Towers Building
20 Hans v Rensburg / 19 Biccard Street
By post: Private Bag 55464
An Appeal Submission must be made on a form obtainable from the Departmental Appeal Administrator and/or the Departmental website on www.dedea.gov.za or relevant Regional Office.
Review Period: The 20 day appeals period will run from 6 December 2021 until 15 January 2022.
Contact Person: Gregory Shaw
Tel: +27 46 622 2364
NOTIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION GRANTED | LEDET REF: 12/1/9/1-W222Notification of Environmental Authorisation
Draft Basic Assessment ReportDraft Basic Assessment Report
AppendicesAppendix A-Maps and Photographs Appendix B-Impact Tables Appendix C-Specialist Studies Appendix C1-Agricultural Impact Assessment Appendix C2-Avifaunal Impact Assessment Appendix C3-Terrestrial Biodiversity Specialist Report Appendix C4-Heritage Impact Assessment Report Appendix D3-Notifications Appendix D3.1-Notifications Appendix D3.2-Notifications Appendix D3.3-Notifications Appendix D4-Background Information Document Appendix D4.1-Background Information Document Appendix D5-Newspaper Advertisements Appendix E-Environmental Management Programme
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