Namdeb - Proposed Development of Namdeb Wind (Phase 1) Project and Associated Infrastructure, Southern Coastal Mine, Oranjemund, Namibia (MEFT Ref: 230428001399)

08 September 2023 | Client: Namdeb Diamond Corporation (Pty) Ltd

Namdeb Diamond Corporation (Pty) Ltd (Namdeb), as part of the DeBeers Group and the Namibian Government, is proposing the development of the Namdeb Wind (Phase 1) Project, a ~34MW Wind Energy Facility (WEF) located north of the town of Oranjemund, within the Southern Coastal Mine area of Mining Licence 43.

The development and operation of the Namdeb Wind (Phase 1) Project is subject to an Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) being granted by the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) in terms of the Environmental Management Act, 2007 (No. 7 of 2007) (EMA).

Granting of the ECC is subject to an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) being undertaken. SLR Consulting (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd (SLR) has been appointed to undertake the necessary EIA process on behalf of Namdeb.


Theo Wicks


Telephone: +27 11 467 0945



Notice is hereby given, that the final Scoping Report prepared for the above-mentioned project was submitted to the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) and the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) on 1 September 2023 for review and decision-making. The final Scoping Report and all supporting documentation submitted to the authorities is available for download for information purposes.

Should you wish to comment on the submitted Scoping Report, these comments can be forwarded to SLR using the following address: Comments received will be incorporated in the ongoing EIA process.