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The proposed Larissa Solar Power Plant near Poortje, Gauteng Province.

Larissa Solar Power Plant (RF) (Pty) Ltd is proposing the development of an up to 240 MW Photovoltaic Solar Energy Facility (SEF) and associated infrastructure (including, but not limited to on-site substations, Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), internal and access routes, construction laydown areas and operation and management buildings). The project is proposed on the Portions 62 and 63 of the farm Jachtfontein No. 344-IQ and Portion 4, 7 and Remainder of Portion 2 of the farm Hartebeestfontein No. 366-IQ. Electrical Grid Infrastructure (including power lines, cabling and substations) is also being proposed on Portion 4 of Farm Hartebeestfontein 366 – IQ; Portions 8, 18, 26, 69, 70 and 78 of Farm Kalbasfontein 365 – IQ; Portions 11, 12, 14, 15, 32, 35 and 36 of the Farm Modderfontein 345 – IQ; and Portions 9, 41 and 49 of the Farm Doornpoort 347 – IQ. The project is to be located within the Emfuleni and Rand West City Local Municipalities within the greater Sedibeng and West Rand Municipalities area of jurisdiction. The town of Poortje is located approximately 2 km east of the proposed solar power plant

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) footprint of the Larissa Solar Power Plant will be 2211 ha in extent.
The draft Scoping Report is available for review and comment from 10 May 2024 to 10 June 2024. To gain access to all report appendices please contact Matthew.
Kindly direct all comments, queries and responses to:
Blue Crane Environmental
EAP: Marélie Botha / Matthew Ellero
Cell: 082 493 5166 / 060 826 9922

Documents for public review are
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