On June 26th, 2019 the National Environment Tribunal (NET) made a landmark ruling, canceling the license granted by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) to Amu Power – the project proponents). Click here to read the full judgment.
Here are quick facts on the proposed Lamu Coal Power Plant. The numbers don’t add up
The Complaint was filed by Save Lamu and the Kwasasi Mvunjeni Farmers Self-Help Group. Accountability Counsel and Natural Justice are supporting the complaint as Advisors.
Link to PDF of this press release. For Immediate Release: deCOALonize Campaign partners and Greenpeace Africa Demand a Stop to Coal Investments in Kenya. Nairobi, 12 June 2019 – Communities from Lamu and Kitui together with Greenpeace Africa and members of the deCOALonize coalition have
Link to original editorial in The Star “It’s time to scrap Lamu coal plant” An American think tank claims that power from the Lamu coal plant could cost up to 10 times the predicted 7.2 US cents per KWh (see P15). Originally the 1,045 MW
Nairobi (AFP) – Scores of Kenyans on Wednesday protested against a project to build a coal power station near the Lamu archipelago, a popular tourist spot that includes a UNESCO World Heritage site and boasts vibrant marine life. The power station, which has been in
Editorial in Kenya’s largest newspaper Wednesday June 12 2019 Kenya’s growth depends on efficient infrastructure. This is the reason the government has invested heavily in infrastructure development, especially in the past two decades. However, experience has shown that infrastructure projects have become conduits for looting
Link to IEEFA press statement as below Link to full IEEFA report (PDF) IEEFA report: The Lamu Coal Plant will hinder, not spur, economic growth in Kenya Misdirected assumptions about construction, capacity, and costs June 10, 2019 (NAIROBI) – The proposed Lamu coal plant in
Media Advisory Full document PDF here For Immediate Release 7 June 2019 For more information contact:Omar ElmawideCOALonize Campaign Coordinator omar.elmawi at decoalonize.org IEEFA report: The Lamu Coal Plant will hinder, not spur, economic growth in Kenya Who: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)
Story by Save Lamu / Khadija Jumalink to original “I am not of today my child, I am from long ago. I saw the world smiling and laughing, today the world is crying” Such are the words of Mahmoud Hamid popularly known as Tike who