Inyanda – Roodeplaat WEF EIA

Short Project Title: Inyanda – Roodeplaat WEF EIA
   
Project Title: Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed Inyanda – Roodeplaat Wind Energy Facility
   
Project Synopsis: Inyanda Energy Projects (Pty) Ltd proposes to construct a Wind Energy Facility (WEF) of up to 187.2 MW installed capacity on a number of properties, referred to collectively in this report as the farm Roodeplaat, situated in the Groot Winterhoek Mountains west of the town of Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape.

SRK Consulting has been appointed by the proponent, as the independent consultants, to conduct the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in terms of NEMA, as amended, and the EIA Regulations.
   
SRK Project Reference Number: 478867
   
Official Reference Number: DEA reference number: 14/12/16/3/3/2/464
   
Project Location: Uitenhage, Eastern Cape
   
Status of Project The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has granted Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the construction of the Inyanda-Roodeplaat Wind Energy Facility within the Sundays River Valley Local Municipality, Eastern Cape on 5 April 2018. Parties wishing to formally appeal the EA must submit their intent to appeal in writing to the Minister of Environmental Affairs within 20 days of the date of the decision i.e. 25 April 2018.
   
SRK Project Manager: Nicola Rump
   
Contact Email: NRump@srk.co.za  
   
Contact Number: 041-5094800
   
Specialist Studies: The Supplementary Volume of Specialist Studies was provided with the Draft Environmental Impact Report which can be accessed by using the following link

 

Document available for download

Documents File Size Date Status  
Environmental Authorisation        
   20180405_478867_DEA_EA.pdf 1 299 KB Apr 2018 Active

 

FEIR Addendum Aug 2017

 Documents  File Size  Date  Status  
Final Environmental Impact Addendum Report 1 136 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendices        
Appendix A – DEA rejection of FEIR 2 136 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendix B – Amended Application Form 717 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendix C – Specialist Clarification        
C-1: Archaeologist 142 KB Aug 2017 Active
C-2: Palaeontologist 73 KB Aug 2017 Active
C-3: Agricultural Specialist 77 KB Aug 2017 Active
C-4: Ornithologist 285 KB Aug 2017 Active
C-5: Bat Specialist 569 KB Aug 2017 Active
C-6: Ecologist 1 307 KB Aug 2017 Active
C-7: Aquatic Specialist 246 KB Aug 2017 Active
C-8: Noise Specialist 728 KB Aug 2017 Active
C-9: Visual Specialist 216 KB Aug 2017 Active
C-10: Socio-Economic Specialist 71 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendix D – Correspondence – Illegal Road        
D1: Correspondence regarding illegal road 2 156 KB Aug 2017 Active
D2: DEA close out regarding illegal road 64 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendix E – Site map of illegal road and internal road        
478867_5_Appendix E_Illegal Road_overview_red 819 KB Aug 2017 Active
478867_5_Appendix E_Illegal Road_Tile1_red 1 243 KB Aug 2017 Active
478867_5_Appendix E_Illegal Road_Tile2_red 688 KB Aug 2017 Active
478867_5_Appendix E_Illegal Road_Tile3_red 893 KB Aug 2017 Active
478867_5_Appendix E_Illegal Road_Tile4_red 1 225 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendix F - Water Use Licence for road crossings 1 179 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendix G – DWS correspondence regarding Water Use Authorisations 61 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendix H – Map showing distance to other WEFs 262 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendix I – DEIR covering letter submitted to DEA 177 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendix J– Comments and Responses        
J-1: Comments received from IAPs on FEIR 2 066 KB Aug 2017 Active
J-2: Comments received from IAPs on Draft FEIR Addendum Report 5 169 KB Aug 2017 Active
J3: Responses from Applicant & specialist on Draft FEIR Addendum Report 1 269 KB Aug 2017 Active
Appendix K – Avifauna update report 6 748 KB Aug 2017 Active

 

FEIR Addendum Jun 2017

 Documents  File Size  Date  Status  
478867_Roodeplaat WEF FEIR Addendum_20170613 788 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix A_DEA rejection of FEIR 2 136 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix B_Amended application form 717 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix C01_Archeaologist 142 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix C02_Palaeontologist 73 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix C03_Agricultural Specialist 77 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix C04_Ornithologist 285 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix C05_Bat Specialist 596 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix C06_Ecologist 1 307 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix C07_Aquatic Specialist 246 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix C08_Noise Specialist 728 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix C09_Visual Specialist 216 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix C10_Socio-Economic Specialist 71 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix D_Correspondence regarding illegal road 2 156 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix E_Illegal Road_overview_red 819 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix E_Illegal Road_Tile 1_red 1 243 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix E_Illegal Road_Tile2_red 688 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix E_Illegal Road_Tile3_red 893 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix E_Illegal Road_Tile4_red 1 225 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix F_WUL for road crossings 788 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix G_Roodeplaat to other WEFs 4 874 KB Jun 2017 Active
478867_4_Appendix H_DEIR Cover letter to DEA 177 KB Jun 2017 Active

 

Reports

 Documents  File Size  Date  Status  
478867_Inyanda-Roodeplaat WEF FEIR (Executive Summary)_20161116 912 KB Nov 2016 Active
478867_Roodeplaat WEF FEIR_20161115_Final 7 922 KB Nov 2016 Active

Appendices

 Documents  File Size  Date  Status  
Appendix A - Amended EIA application form        
  20161115_478867_DEA_Amended application form (no appendices) 522 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Inyanda_Resolution 405 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Laidback Resolution 437 KB Nov 2016 Active
  OFeh_Resolution 435 KB Nov 2016 Active
Appendix B - DEA Acceptance of FSR        
  20151020_478867_DEA acceptance of FSR 2 612 KB Nov 2016 Active
Appendix C - Title Deeds        
  Farm 248 62 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Farm 277 61 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Portion 1 of Farm 245 57 KB Nov 2016 Active
  pORTION 1 OF fARM 246 64 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Portion 1 of Farm 277 59 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Portion 1 of Farm 278 58 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Portion 2 of Farm 278 63 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Portion 3 of Farm 170 64 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Portion 3 of Farm 278 62 KB Nov 2016 Active
  portion 3 of farm 279 58 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Portion 3 of Farm 588 55 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Portion 4 of Farm 278 58 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Portion 4 of Farm 279 59 KB Nov 2016 Active
  RE Farm 278 59 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Re Farm 279 59 KB Nov 2016 Active
  RE Farm 346 62 KB Nov 2016 Active
  RE of Farm 246 61 KB Nov 2016 Active
Appendix D - Register of IAPs        
  478867_FEIR_updated_IAP Register 62 KB Nov 2016 Active
Appendix E - Public participation        
  Appendix E1 – IAP comment on DEIR        
    App E1_IAP comments on DEIR(1of2)) 2 346 KB Nov 2016 Active
    478867_App E1_IAP comments on DEIR(2of2) 5 577 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Appendix E2 – Record of Meeting        
    478867_App E2_RoM_ECPTA_FSR comments_20151209 162 KB Nov 2016 Active
  478867_App E3_Minutes on DEIR        
    478867_RoM_DEA_Roodeplaat site visit_Final_20160826 194 KB Nov 2016 Active
    478867_RoM_DEDEAT_Roodeplaat DEIR_20160701 163 KB Nov 2016 Active
    478867_RoM_DMR Meeting_20160916 120 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Appendix E4 – DEIR delivery receipts        
    478667_App E4_Complete DEIR delivery receipts 1 902 KB Nov 2016 Active
  478867_App E5_Specialist responses to comments        
    Steve Percival response to DEDEAT comments FINAL 156 KB Nov 2016 Active
    Steve Percival response to ECPTA comments FINAL 199 KB Nov 2016 Active
    Steve Percival response to IAP comments FINAL 265 KB Nov 2016 Active
    Ecological responses 298 KB Nov 2016 Active
    management plan comments_ecological_LA 204 KB Nov 2016 Active
    Terrestrial Biodiversity Responses to Comments report_spet 3 158 KB Nov 2016 Active
    RNA_3215_001 revised response 437 KB Nov 2016 Active
    Africoast_ R1011-L005 Response to DEDEA Comments (rev1) 3 894 KB Nov 2016 Active
    Siemens response to DEDEAT_updated 500 KB Nov 2016 Active
Appendix F – Site Maps & Design Drawings        
  R1011-RD-GA-08A-PRE-rev10a 565 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-GA-08B-PRE-rev10a 624 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-GA-9-PRE-rev10 1 390 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-LS-01 (SC-A & SC-B) 2 738 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-LS-02 (SC-C & SC-D) 3 103 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-LS-03 (SC-E & SC-F) 2 984 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-LS-04 (SC-G & SC-H) 2 988 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-LS-05 (SC-I & SC-J) 3 052 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-LS-06 (SC-K & SC-L) 3 021 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-LS-07 (SC-M & SC-N) 3 018 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-LS-08 (SC-O & SC-P) 3 035 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-LS-09 (SC-Q & SC-R) 3 061 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-RD-LS-10 (SC-S & SC-T) 3 055 KB Nov 2016 Active
  52 turbine layout 262 KB Nov 2016 Active
  069_Roodeplaat_Locality_Grid_Connection_Rev1_A3_300dpi 2 424 KB Nov 2016 Active
  072_Roodeplaat_Land_Use_Map_A3_300dpi 1 520 KB Nov 2016 Active
  478867_019_Layout_Roads_Labelled_11Feb2016 2 497 KB Nov 2016 Active
  478867_024_Slope_16Feb2016 1 498 KB Nov 2016 Active
  478867_026_Nearest_Energy_Facility_05Apr2016 3 166 KB Nov 2016 Active
  478867_027_Threatened_Ecosystems_17Jun2016 6 477 KB Nov 2016 Active
  478867_028_Sensitive_Areas_Revised_Turbine_Layout_23Jun2016 5 901 KB Nov 2016 Active
  20150209_478867_RoodeplaatSubstation-PrelimDesign 642 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-D02 Typical Road Cross Section (rev1) 66 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-D03 Typical Platform Layout 110 KB Nov 2016 Active
  R1011-D04 Typical Platform Cross-Sec (rev1) 96 KB Nov 2016 Active
Appendix G- Management Plans        
  Appendix G1 – Transport Routes and Traffic Management        
    App G1_Transport Routes & Traffic Management (rev1)(reduced) 6 692 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Appendix G2 – Alien Vegetation Management Plan        
    App G2_Roodeplaat Alien Vegetation Management Plan_LA 5 035 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Appendix G3 – Open Space Management Plan        
    App G3_Roodeplaat Open Space Management Plan_LA 4 401 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Appendix G4 – Plant Rescue and Protection Plan        
    App G4_Roodeplaat Plant Rescue and Protection Plan_LA 3 155 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Appendix G5 – Revegetation and Habitat Rehabilitation Plan        
    App G5_Roodeplaat Revegetation and Habitat Rehabilitation Plan_LA 4 079 KB Nov 2016 Active
  Appendix G6 – Stormwater Management and Erosion Control Report        
    App G6_Roodeplaat WF - SW Management and Erosion Control Report(reduced) 2 336 KB Nov 2016 Active
Appendix I - General        
  App I1_SDP areas        
    R1011 - Roodeplaat WF - SDP Areas (rev2) 52 KB Nov 2016 Active
    WF Operations Areas 144 KB Nov 2016 Active
  App I2_Water demand & sewage Calcs        
    R1011-Roodeplaat WF - Water & Sewage Demand (rev3) 67 KB Nov 2016 Active
  App I3_Sewage capacity confirmation        
    Inyanda Roodeplaat wind farm - confirmation (09.11.2016) 41 KB Nov 2016 Active
  App I4_ Eskom letter        
    Eskom cost leter 31Mar2014_140MW(reduced) 1 672 KB Nov 2016 Active
  App I5_DRPW letters        
    DR&PW Approval Letter - OH Elec Cables 2 730 KB Nov 2016 Active
    DR&PW Approval Letter_roads 54 KB Nov 2016 Active
  App I6_WULA & CAA application proof        
    CAA Application 333 KB Nov 2016 Active
    Inyanda Roodeplaat Wind Farm - Wind Farm Application Form - CA 139-26 290 KB Nov 2016 Active
    R1011-L008 WULA Application - 1 Nov 2016 502 KB Nov 2016 Active
  App I7_Stream crossing Information        
    R1011-Roodeplaat WF - SC Method Statement 42 KB Nov 2016 Active
    R1011-Roodeplaat WF - SC Photo Album 290 KB Nov 2016 Active
    R1011-Roodeplaat WF - SC-Rational Method 233 KB Nov 2016 Active
  App I8_Nemai screening report        
    Environmental Screening Report 2 508 KB Nov 2016 Active
  App I9_Addendum to Aquatic assessment report        
    GA Risk Matrix - Roodeplaat WEF 2 508 KB Nov 2016 Active
    Roodeplaat Aquatic Ecology Report_Addendum 310 KB Nov 2016 Active
    Roodeplaat Aquatic Ecology Report_Addendum 815 KB Nov 2016 Active

 

Reports

 Documents  File Size  Date  Status  
478867_Inyanda-Roodeplaat WEF Draft EIR (Executive Summary)_20160331 1 006 KB Apr 2016 Active
478867_Roodeplaat WEF DEIR_20160408(reduced) 7 209 KB Apr 2016 Active

Appendices

 Documents  File Size  Date  Status  
Appendix A:  EIA Application Form and EAP Declaration of Interest 1 305 KB Apr 2016 Active
Appendix B - DEA Acceptance of FSR 2 619 KB Apr 2016 Active
Appendix C - Title Deeds 555 KB Apr 2016 Active
Appendix D - Register of IAPs 326 KB Apr 2016 Active
Appendix E - Public participation        
   478867_DEIR_Appendix E1_IAP comments on FSR(reduced) 7 788 KB Apr 2016 Active
   478867_DEIR_Appendix E2_RoM_ECPTA_FSR comments_20151209 162 KB Apr 2016 Active
   478867_DEIR_Appendix E3_FSR delivery receipts 2 424 KB Apr 2016 Active
Appendix F - Site Maps & Design Drawings        
   52 turbine layout 262 KB Apr 2016 Active
   478867_019_Layout_Roads_Labelled_11Feb2016_A1 2 027 KB Apr 2016 Active
   20150209_478867_RoodeplaatSubstation-PrelimDesign 624 KB Apr 2016 Active
   Closest energy facilities 471 KB Apr 2016 Active
   R1011-D01 Typical Stream Crossing 123 KB Apr 2016 Active
   R1011-D02 Typical Road Cross Section (rev2) 51 KB Apr 2016 Active
   R1011-D03 Typical Platform Layout 110 KB Apr 2016 Active
   R1011-D04 Typical Platform Cross-Sec (Rev 1) 78 KB Apr 2016 Active
   R1011-RD-GA-01&02-PRE-8_a1 573 KB Apr 2016 Active
   sensitive areas 1 057 KB Apr 2016 Active
   slope analysis 1 399 KB Apr 2016 Active
Appendix G- Management Plans        
   App G1_Transport Routes & Traffic Management (rev1)(reduced) 6 692 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App G2_Roodeplaat Alien Vegetation Management Plan 1 605 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App G3_Roodeplaat Open Space Management Plan 1 487 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App G4_Roodeplaat Plant Rescue and Protection Plan 1 239 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App G5_Roodeplaat Revegetation and Habitat Rehabilitation Plan 1 442 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App G6_Roodeplaat WF - SW Management and Erosion Control Report 1 519 KB Apr 2016 Active
Appendix I - General        
   App I1_SDP areas        
      R1011 - Roodeplaat WF - SDP Areas (rev2) 52 KB Apr 2016 Active
      WF Operations Areas 144 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App I2_Water demand 40 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App I3_ Eskom letter 1 672 KB Apr 2016 Active

 

 Documents  File Size  Date  Status  
App A Archaeology 7 280 KB Apr 2016 Active
App B Palaeontology        
   Gess Roodeplaat declaration 88 KB Apr 2016 Active
   P I A for the Proposed Inyanda Roodeplaat wind energy facility revised(reduced) 4 545 KB Apr 2016 Active
App C Agricultural        
   EIA Declaration JL 89 KB Apr 2016 Active
   Roodeplaat WEF Agriculture EIA 160212 1 151 KB Apr 2016 Active
App D Birds        
   2013-2014 monitoring reports        
      1 - JS preconstruction bird monitoring_Progress report 3... 4 138 KB Apr 2016 Active
      2 - Afri-Coast_Inyanda Roodeplaat WEF_Eagle survey_AVISENSE 2014 973 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App 1 - Inyanda Roodeplaat WEF final precon report JS_v2_20150306 1 665 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App 2 - Inyanda Roodeplaat ornithology main report SP FINAL 3 917 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App 3 - Inyanda Roodeplaat Birds Q2 Report Aug15-Jan16 _SP Final 4 367 KB Apr 2016 Active
   App 4 - Avifaunal impact assessment_SP- Species List 310 KB Apr 2016 Active
   detailsofspecialistdeclarationofinterest_dec2014 Steve Percival 144 KB Apr 2016 Active
   Inyanda Roodeplaat Avifanual Assessment _SP Final 652 KB Apr 2016 Active
   Roodeplaat avifauna list of specialist reports 15 KB Apr 2016 Active
App E Bats        
   Animalia signed - Specialist decleration 242 KB Apr 2016 Active
   Roodeplaat Bat_final clean version 2 090 KB Apr 2016 Active
App F Ecological        
   detailsofspecialistdeclarationofinterest_LA_signed 149 KB Apr 2016 Active
   Inyanda - Final Ecological Report - CES - 14.07.2014 2 555 KB Apr 2016 Active
   Roodeplaat veg assessment update_final 4 115 KB Apr 2016 Active
App G Hydrology        
   Roodeplaat Aquatic Ecology Report_final_20160324 1 293 KB Apr 2016 Active
   signed declaration 406 KB Apr 2016 Active
App H Noise        
   Roodeplaat Noise Impact Assessment March 2016 _final 2 084 KB Apr 2016 Active
   SRK Declaration of Interest 495 KB Apr 2016 Active
App I Socio-economic        
   InyandaRoodeplaat_SEIA_31032016 4 470 KB Apr 2016 Active
   Roodeplaat WEF- SPecialist decleration 1 055 KB Apr 2016 Active
App J Visual        
   Declaration of Independence - Visual Specialist 96 KB Apr 2016 Active
   Inyanda-Roodeplaat WEF - Visual Impact Assessment - Final(reduced) 5 951 KB Apr 2016 Active

 

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