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Desert Rose Energy Storage System (BESS) and Associated Infrastructure near Rustenburg, North-West Province.

Desert Rose Energy Facility (RF) (Pty) Ltd. proposes the development of a BESS a

and required associated infrastructure such as substations and/or power lines, access roads, operation and maintenance buildings and fencing, to name a few. The capacity of the BESS will be up to 77 MW and is proposed to be bid as part of the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) bid window 2 for BESS development. The development is proposed on Portion 3 of the Farm Wildebeestfontein No. 274, Registration Division JQ, situated within the Rustenburg Local Municipality, Bonjanala Platinum District Municipality. The town of Rustenburg is located approximately 8 km southeast of the proposed development.
An area of 79.4 ha is under assessment and a development footprint of 10 ha is propose.

The draft Basic Assessment (BA) Report is available from 23 February 2024 to 25 March 2024. To gain access to all report appendices, please contact the EAP via e-mail.

Kindly direct all comments, queries and responses to:

Blue Crane Environmental

Marélie Botha / Aneesah Samodien

Cell: (082) 493-5166 / (067) 402 4604


Documents for public review are
available for download.