Electricity Grid Infrastructure (EGI)

Procedures for application for large scale electricity transmission and distribution development

 

Procedure to be followed in applying for environmental authorisation for large scale electricity transmission and distribution development activities identified in terms of section 24(2)(a) of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 when occurring in geographical areas of strategic importance. 
 
On 16 February 2018, Minister Edna Molewa published GNR 41445, Notice 113, pages 88 - 91 for implementation, providing in terms of section 24(5)(a) and (b) of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 and Regulation 15 of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014 (Government Notice No. R. 982, in the Gazette No. 38282 of 4 December 2014), for the procedure to be followed in applying for environmental authorisation for large scale electricity transmission and distribution development activities identified in terms of section 24(2)(a) of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998. 
The Strategic Transmission Corridors compiled in terms of section 24(3) of National Environmental Management Act, 1998 are:
 
1. Central corridor;
2. Eastern corridor;
3. International corridor;
4. Northern corridor; and
5. Western corridor.
 

Downloadable Data:

The following data is available for download from the Downloads Tab.
Transmission Corridors Dataset contains spatial data for the Strategic Transmission Corridors assosiated with the REDZs.
 
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Downloadable Documents:

Documents Description Upload date Format File Size
Government Gazette No. 41445, Notice 113, page 88-91 Gazetted 16 February 2018 114KB
Printable Map Strategic Transmission Corridors 13 April 2017 310KB