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Thebelele Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) and associated infrastructure near Theunissen, Free State Province.

Thebelele Energy Facility (RF) (Pty) Ltd proposes the development of the Thabelele BESS and Associated Infrastructure comprising the construction of the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) and required associated infrastructure such as substations, operation and maintenance buildings and fencing, to name a few. The capacity of the BESS will be up to 100MW/ 400MWh and is proposed to be bid as part of the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) for the Battery Energy Storage Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (BESIPPPP). The development is proposed on Portion 0 of the Farm Mooivlakte No. 199. The project is to be situated within the Masilonyana Local Municipality, Lejweleputswa District Municipality, with the town of Theunissen located approximately 20 km south of the proposed development.

An area of approximately 19,9 hectares is under assessment as part of the facility.


Kindly direct all comments, queries and responses to:


Blue Crane Environmental

EAP: Marélie Botha / Matthew Ellero

Cell: +27 (82) 493-5166 / +27 (60) 826-9922


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