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Delays hit 982MW Lamu coal plant on Nema approval hitch

Source: Business Daily Africa The construction of Kenya’s first coal-fired power plant faces delays due to the failure to get approval from the environment watchdog and delays in compensating those to be displaced by the electricity project. Construction of the 981.5-megawatt plant in Lamu was

Expert Says Coal Plant Bad for Health

By EUNICE KILONZO, AND KALUME KAZUNGU, NATION MEDIA In Summary In an exclusive interview, the 2001 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences warned downside of the project, set to roll out on September 30, will outweigh its benefits. He spoke during the

Centum eyes Sh800 billion pension industry with Lamu plant

Centum Investment the company proposing to establish the imported coal power plant in Lamu County. Listed investment firm, Centum, is urging pension fund managers to consider investing in the $2 billion (Sh192 billion) Lamu coal plant. Construction on the 1050MW power plant, to be developed

Lamu coal power project on course – Kirubi

Investor Chris Kirubi and Mr Mworia CEO, Centum Investment. By MARGARET WAHITO, Centum Investment Chairman Dr Chris Kirubi says he is confident the issue of land will not delay the kick off of the construction of the 980 Megawatts coal project in Lamu. He says

UNESCO Reactive Monitoring Mission to Lamu Old Town

The mission was undertaken in response to the World Heritage Committee (Decision 38 COM 7B.49), made at its 38th session in Doha (June 2014) in which they requested the State Party of Kenya to invite a joint World Heritage/ICOMOS/ICCROM reactive monitoring mission to the Lamu

Coal mining to await signing of new benefits

Source: Daily Nation Exploitation of coal deposits in parts of the Mui Basin in Kitui County will not start until an additional part to the deal is signed and effected. Blocks C and D liaison committee chairman Eric Mutua told residents that mining of coal

Rapid Assessment Of The Extractive Industry Sector In Kitui County

The overall goal of this study was to gain abetter understanding of the institutional context,livelihood systems, stakeholder dynamics and the potential impacts or benefits of extractive operationsat the community level in Kitui County. The study was designed to achieve at least five interrelated specific objectives: