PROPOSED LANGHOOGTE WIND FARM, WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE
DEA Reference Number: 14/12/16/3/3/2/260
GIBB Reference Number: J30284A
Environmental Assessment Practitioners: GIBB (Pty) Ltd.
Proponent: SAGIT Energy Ventures
Notice is hereby given, in terms of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations published in Government Notices (GN) 544, 545 and 546 of 02 August 2010 and in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (Act no. 107 of 1998) that SAGIT Energy Ventures proposes to construct and operate a wind farm and associated infrastructure generating between 45 - 110 MW of electricity. The site (approximately 4,072 hectares) lies between Botrivier and Caledon in the Western Cape. The development will include one 132 kV overhead powerline, approximately 9 – 10 km long, running from the wind farm to the Houhoek sub-station south of Botrivier.
In order to comply with the necessary environmental regulations, SAGIT Energy Ventures has appointed GIBB (Pty) Ltd as the Independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP), to undertake an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process. This webpage has been developed to provide the public with access to compiled documents regarding the Langhoogte Windfarm EIA.
Please submit any comments on the final environmental impact assessment report (fEIR) to:
Ms Thulisile Nyalunga (Langhoogte Case Officer)
Department of Environmental Affairs
012 310 3249
315 Pretorius Street
GIBB contact details
Langhoogte Public Participation Office
Public Participation Administrator
PO Box 3965, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: +27 21 469 9180 / 9100
Fax: +27 21 424 5571