Proposed Eskom Powerline
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE:
APPLICATION FOR THE PROPOSED RE-CONFIGURATION OF THE PORT EDWARD SUBSTATION WHICH WILL INCLUDE A COMMUNICATIONS TOWER, AS WELL AS THE ERECTION OF TWO POWER LINES FROM EROS SUBSTATION IN HARDING TO THE PORT EDWARD SUBSTATION RUNNING ON TWO SEPARATE ROUTES TROUGH PARTS OF KWAZULU NATAL AND THE EASTERN CAPE
(DEAT ref# 12/12/20/987)
In order to reinforce Eskom’s existing Distribution power line network in the KwaZulu Natal and Eastern Cape, Eskom Distribution (a subsidiary of Eskom Holdings Limited) is currently proposing the establishment of two power lines from Eros Substation (Harding) to Port Edward Substation, as well as the proposed upgrade of the Port Edward Substation.
In terms of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations published in Government Notice R385 of 21 April 2006 in terms Chapter 5 of the National Environmental Management Act (No 107 of 1998), Eskom Distribution has appointed SiVEST, as the independent environmental consultants, to undertake the required EIA and public participation for this proposed project.
SiVEST would like to invite you, as an interested and/or affected party (I&AP), to become actively part of the EIA and public participation processes for this proposed project. Included is the project’s Background Information Document which contains information regarding the proposed project as well as the EIA and public participation processes to be undertaken during the scoping and assessment phase of the proposed project.
By completing and submitting the accompanying Registration and Comment Form, you would automatically be registered as an I&AP on the project database.
SiVEST would like to thank you, in advance, for becoming part of the public participation process and is looking forward to receiving your valuable comments relating to the proposed project.