Proposed 10.8mw Pv Solar Upgrade to the B2Gold Namibia Power Plant
Proponent: B2Gold Namibia (Pty) Ltd
Status: Approval Obtained
Sector: Energy, Mining & Minerals
Environmental Compliance Consultancy (ECC) has been engaged by the Proponent to act on their behalf for the Amendment report and impact assessment in accordance with Section 39 of the Environmental Management Act 2007.
ECC’s Role in the project
The purpose of this request for amendment is for a 10.8MW solar upgrade to the existing power plant approved through the Otjikoto environmental clearance certificate
Request for Amendment assessment Report – detailing an environmental impact assessment of the proposed changes.
Provide a detailed description of the proposed activity.
Identify all legislation and guidelines that have reference to the proposed project.
Identify existing environmental (both bio-physical and socio-economic) conditions of the area in order to determine their environmental sensitivity.
Consider the potential environmental and social impacts of the development, and assess the significance of the identified impacts.
Outline management and mitigation measures in an Environmental Management Plan (EMP) to minimize and/or mitigate potentially negative.
Ecological Vertebrate Fauna and Flora Assessment – Specialist study of project specific area to identify potential impacts for the project.
EMP Addendum 1 – Solar Plant (PV) EMP: This EMP is specific for the operations of the solar plant to minimize any potential negative impacts and enhance positive aspects associated with the project.