Red Cap Proposed Leghoya Wind Farm and Grid Connection EIA Projects

15 September 2023 | Client: Red Cap Energy (Pty) Ltd

Red Cap is proposing to develop three (3) Wind Farms and associated infrastructure approximately 6 km North-East of Ermelo, in Mpumalanga. The project is located within the Msukaligwa Local Municipality. The wind farms will be called the Leghoya 1 Wind Farm, Leghoya 2 Wind Farm and Leghoya 3 Wind Farm. The project includes a network of high voltage transmission lines and substations, to connect the wind farms to the Eskom grid. Collectively the project will be referred to as the ‘Leghoya Wind Farm Development’. Red Cap has appointed SLR Consulting (South Africa) Pty Ltd to undertake the required Environmental Authorisation processes.



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Notice is hereby given that an information pamphlet for the above-mentioned project has been made available for a 30-day public review and comment period from 15 September 2023 - 16 October 2023.

Should you and/or your organisation wish to comment on any aspect of the project, comments should be forwarded to SLR at the email address and telephone number shown above. For comments to be included in the EIAR prepared for the decision-making purposes, they should reach SLR by no later than 17 October 2023.

By providing your personal information to submit a comment, you will be included in the SLR an Interested and Affected Party (I&AP) database, and you consent to SLR managing your information in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. It is assumed that as an I&AP for this Project you authorise SLR to retain and use your Personal Information as part of a contact database for this and/or other Social and Environmental Impact Assessments (ESIA) and that you confirm your acceptance for SLR to contact you regarding this and/or other ESIA processes. SLR will not process your Personal Information, other than as permitted or required by ESIA processes, or as required by law or public policy. SLR will use reasonable, appropriate security safeguards to protect Personal Information, and to reasonably prevent any damage to, loss of, or unauthorised access or disclosure of Personal Information, other than as required for ESIA processes or as required by any Law or public policy. You may request for your Personal Information to be deleted from the I&AP database at any time by contacting SLR.