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POORTJE SOLAR POWER PLANT

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

Poortje 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 Solutions (BESS), internal and access routes, construction laydown areas and operation and management buildings). The project is proposed on the Portions 3, 10, 16 and Remaining Extent of Portion 9 of the farm Poortje No. 340 – IQ, and the Remainder of Portion 4 and Portion 3 of the farm Welgevonden – 367 – IQ. Electrical Grid Infrastructure (including power lines, cabling and substations) is also being proposed on Portion 3 of the farm Poortje No. 340 – IQ; Portions 1, 5, 6 and 10 of Farm Hartebeestfontein 366 – IQ; Portions 7, 18, 26, 69, 70, 71, 78, and 80 of Farm Kalbasfontein 365 – IQ; Portions 11 and 12 of the Farm Modderfontein 345 – IQ; Portions 9, 41 and 49 of the Farm Doornpoort 347 – IQ. The project is to be located within the Emfuleni, Rand West City and City of Johannesburg Local Municipalities within the greater Sedibeng, West Rand and City of Johannesburg District 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 Poortje 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: +27 (82) 493-5166 / +27 (60) 826-9922
 
E-mail: poortje@bcrane.co.za

Documents for public review are
available for download.