KiPower 600 MW IPP- Environmental Authorisation

Environmental Authorisation for the proposed construction of a 600 Megawatt (MW) coal fired Independent Power Plant (IPP) and associated infrastructure for KiPower near Delmas in Mpumalanga

DEA Ref No: 12/12/20/2333; NEAS Ref No: DEA/EIA/0000364/2012; AEL Ref No.: 17/4/AEL/MP311/13/01, Ikhwezi Colliery DMR Ref No.: MP30/5/1/2/2/425MR

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has granted authorisation for the application for an integrated Environmental Authorisation in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998: GN R. 543/544/545/546 and the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 GN 718 for the construction of a 600 MW coal fired Independent Power Plant (IPP) and associated infrastructure for Kipower (Pty) Ltd near Delmas in Mpumalanga. 

We would like to draw your attention to Chapter 7 of the Regulations, which prescribes the appeal procedure to be followed.

Should any party wish to appeal any aspect of the decision, a notice of intention to appeal must be lodged by all prospective appellants with the Minister, within 20 days of the date of the EA. The 20th day from 21 October will be 10 November 2015. The intention to appeal must be lodged by means of one of the following methods:

By post:                     Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001

By hand:                    Environment House, 473 Steve Biko Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083

Appeals must be submitted in writing to Mr Z Hassam, Director: Appeals and Legal Review, DEA. Mr Hassam can be contacted on Tel: (012) 399 9356 or email:

Should you require any additional information, please contact:

Anelle Lotter/Sibongile Bambisa

Tel: 012 667 4860



 KiPower Environmental Authorisation