Client: ENERTRAG SA (Pty) Ltd

ENERTRAG SA - Jessa Grid Connections and Associated Infrastructure Projects, Beaufort West

June 21, 2022

ENERTRAG South Africa (Pty) Ltd (‘ESA’) is proposing to develop three 132 kilovolt (kV) overhead powerlines (namely Jessa M Grid , Jessa S Grid and Jessa Z Grid Connections) to connect the Jessa Wind Energy Facilities (Jessa M WEF [DFFE REF: 14/12/16/3/3/1/2494], Jessa S WEF [DFFE REF: 14/12/16/3/3/1/2497] and Jessa Z WEF [DFFE REF: 14/12/16/3/3/1/2496]) to the existing Eskom Droërivier Main Transmission Substation (MTS). The developments also include an Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Complex wherein a switching station component applicable to this application will be located, and the possible expansion of the Eskom Droërivier MTS.

The proposed developments are located approximately 8 to 15 km south-west of the town Beaufort West, in the Beaufort West Local Municipality of the Western Cape Province.


Name: Alice Moropa
Telephone: 011 467 0945


The Basic Assessment Reports (BARs) for the above-mentioned projects have been made available for a 30-day public review and comment period from 21 June to 21 July 2022. Should you and/or your organisation wish to comment on the BARs for the proposed facilities, comments should be sent to SLR, at the details above, by no later than 21 July 2022.

Full copies of the BARs for each project can be downloaded using the links below: