NewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability has published a new report on the role of geothermal and coal in Kenya and implications for sustainable development. See the abstract below. Kenya is one of the fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, with high anticipated economic
The deCOALonize campaign received with joy the news that the African Development Bank (AfDB) decided to move away from funding the coal industry and particularly the controversial Lamu Coal Power project. Attached here is our statement on the same.
Attached is the indicative terms and conditions in favor of Amu Power Company Ltd for the Lamu Coal Power Plant project by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC)
In line with the Energy Act 2006 the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) – recently renamed Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) – prepares indicative energy plans. This the commission does through the preparation of a Bi-annual Least Cost Power Development Plans (LCPDPs). The process is
The National Assembly Departmental Committee on Energy published a report on the public participation (No. 3 of 2019) regarding coal mining activities in Mui, Mwingi East Sub-County of Kitui County. The report follows a petition by Hon. (Dr.) Gideon Mutemi Mulyungi on behalf of the
On 11th June we sent 416 letters to all the members of the National Assembly asking them to stop the proposed budget allocation and put a stop to coal mining in Kenya. You can access the full contents of the letter here by clicking download
On 11th June, deCOALonize campaign led by Greenpeace Africa wrote letters to all 416 Members of Parliament challenging the Treasury budget allocation for the Lamu coal plant and Kitui coal mining – proposed as a public-private partnership agreement. The letter also demanded the MPs to
Members of Save Lamu and deCOALonize were present at the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee during – 43rd session in Baku, Azerbaijan. You can download the deCOALonize press release on the same: UWorld Heritage Committee calls for the Government of Kenya to stop the Lamu coal
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