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Carissa Wind Energy Facility and Associated Infrastructure, near Beaufort West, Western Cape Province

AMDA Oscar (Pty) Ltd proposes the development of a Wind Energy Facility (WEF) with a generation capacity of up to 1000MW. The proposed Carissa WEF is located approximately 31 km south of the centre of the town of Beaufort West and approximately 57 km northeast of the centre of the town of Prince Albert in the Beaufort West and Prince Albert Local Municipalities and the Central Karoo District Municipality.

An area of 40 914 ha has been identified for assessment for the placement of the Carissa WEF development footprint. The project further requires connection to the grid in order to evacuate energy generated from the WEF into the national grid.

The proposed Carissa WEF (including the grid connection corridors) traverses several properties. The affected properties include:

  • Portion 6 of Farm Dale Ajalon No. 322;
  • Portion 3 of Farm Vlakfontein No. 325;
  • Farm Meyers Poort No. 326;
  • Portions 3 and 6 of Farm Jagers Kraal No. 327;
  • Remaining Extent and Portions 2 and 3 of Farm Vetkoe Kraal No. 369;
  • Remaining Extent and Portions 1 and 2 of Farm Palmietfontein No. 370;
  • Remaining Extent of Portion 11 and Portions 1, 2, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 19, 20, 24, 25 of Farm Brits Eigendom No. 374;
  • Remaining Extent and Portions 4 and 6 of Farm No. 380; and
  • Remaining Extent and Portion 1 of the Farm Trakas Kuilen No. 15.


Kindly direct all comments, queries and responses to:

Blue Crane Environmental

EAP:           Lisa De Lange / Roschel Naidoo

Cell:            084 920 3111 / 063 062 7725



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