Cullinan Solar Energy Facility (SEF) and Associated Infrastructure 
within The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality,
Gauteng Province.

SACE Projects (Pty) Ltd. plans to develop, construct and operate a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Energy Facility (SEF) approximately 12km east of Cullinan town in the Gauteng Province. The Cullinan SEF and associated infrastructure is situated east of Cullinan in the Gauteng Province. The aforementioned development will be located on Portion 76 1of the Farm Brandbach 471 JR, in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng Province. The project area covers a surface area of approximately 170 ha. The capacity of the intended SEF is 180 MW and 153.3 MV. The affected property is situated within Ward 100 of the of City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. The anticipated lifespan of the SEF is 20 years, construction is anticipated to be between 8 and 12 months.

The proposed development triggers NEMA (Act No. 107 of 1998, as amended) EIA Regulations (2014, as amended) Listing Notice 1, 2 and 3 activities; a Section 53 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA, Act 28 of 2002) Approval process and a Water Use License Application under the National Water Act (NWA, Act 36 of 1998) in terms of Section 21.

CES has been appointed by SACE Projects (Pty) Ltd. as the Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) to conduct the necessary Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Process required in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA, Act No. 107 of 1998 and subsequent amendments) EIA Regulations (2014 and subsequent 2017 amendments).

Published: 16 February 2024
Review Period:

16 February to 16 March 2024

The Draft Scoping Report is available for comments from the 16tt of February 2024 for a period of 30 days. However, stakeholders will be provided with the opportunity to provide input throughout the process and all comments received until submission of the final S&EIA Report will be accepted and included in the final S&EIA Report (submission date will be communicated).

Contact Person: Kelebone Sekonyela

Senior Environmental Consultant

Subject Title: "Cullinan SEF"
Tel: 087 549 1662

Cullinan Solar Energy Facility-SEF- and associated infrastructure within the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng Province

Draft Scoping Report|DSR


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