The Proponent intends to construct and operate a 36 megawatts (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant on farm Osona Commonage No. 65 portion 82, which will be linked to a nearby NamPower substation. The solar plant and associated infrastructure will cover an area of approximately 120 ha. The proposed Project is located within the Okahandja District, in the Otjozondjupa Region. The 120-ha leased area is located to the southwest of Okahandja and is accessible via the D1972 district road leading off the B1 highway.
The following are envisioned during the proposed Project:
• Tracking System with RC Foundations;
• PV Solar arrays connected to inverters;
• Cable trenches;
• Small warehouse;
• Medium Voltage power lines;
• Low Voltage power lines; and
Environmental Compliance Consultancy (ECC) has been contracted by InnoSun Energy Holding (Pty) Ltd to conduct an environmental and social impact assessment and develop an environmental management plan (EMP), for the proposed construction and operation of Osona II – 36 MW solar photovoltaic power plant near Okahandja, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia. Consistent with the Environmental Management Act, 2007 and its regulations, an environmental clearance certificate application will be submitted to the competent authority being the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) and Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) to make a Record of Decision (RoD) with regards to the proposed project.
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