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SOYUZ 2 WIND ENERGY FACILITY, EMTHANJENI MUNICIPALITY, NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE

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he Applicant, Soyuz 2 (Pty) Ltd., is proposing the development of a commercial Wind Energy Facility (WEF) and associated infrastructure on a site located approximately 23 km South East of Britstown within the Emthanjeni Local Municipality and the Pixley ka Seme District Municipality in the Northern Cape Province.

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Five additional WEF’s are concurrently being considered on the surrounding properties and will be assessed by way of separate impact assessment processes contained in the 2014 Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations (GN No. R982, as amended) for listed activities contained in Listing Notices 1, 2 and 3 (GN R983, R984 and R985, as amended). The additional projects are known as Soyuz 1 WEF, Soyuz 3 WEF, Soyuz 4 WEF, Soyuz 5 WEF, and Soyuz 6 WEF. A preferred project site with an extent of approximately 125 000 ha has been identified as a technically suitable area for the development of the six WEF projects. It is proposed that each WEF will comprise of up to 75 turbines with a combined capacity of up to 480 MW. It is anticipated that each WEF will have an actual (permanent) footprint of up to 150 ha.

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Friday, September 23, 2022 - 11:32

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19625

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Dept CaseReference DueDate FinalDecision
DFFE 14/12/16/3/3/2/2206 21/10/2022

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