Greenpeace report: “Assessing the air quality, toxic and health impacts of the Lamu coal-fired power plant” The proposed Lamu coal-fired power plant would be a major point source of air pollution in Kenya with potentially significant impacts on the surrounding communities and ecosystems. This case study provides a detailed analysis
Abstract Can coal thrive in the era of climate change, low-carbon energy, and the global coal crisis? After years of rapid growth, global coal use fell in 2015, and projections point to a massive decline in the future.1 A recent report also shows a sharp decline in the number of new
This thesis is the result of several months of research including a four month fieldtrip to Central Kenya by Martin Neumann. The fieldtrip was conducted within the Research Program of the Cocoon Initiative (Conflict and Cooperation over Natural Resources in Africa executed by the African Studies Centre, Leiden and South
Kenyans pay high prices for electricity up to USD$0.19/kWh for residential customers compared to about US$0.10 in South Africa which is a barrier to the country’s sustainable economic development. The country is also expecting a steep rise in demand. To address this Kenya is modernising its electricity system and shifting away from costly diesel generators.
The official Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study (Known as the EIA or ESIA) of the 1.050 Lamu Coal Power Plant undertaken by Amu Power and submitted to the National Environmental Management Authority. DOWNLOAD REPORT BELOW 00 Project Details 01 Executive Summary 02 Policy Legal and Institutional Framework 03
Thermal generation and capacity forecast puts the sector on the war path with the renewable energy projects as more investments are put into the latter. Read more on the Research Q2 2016 Kenya Power Report on Lamu.
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: 1.To have a social baseline
By Karel A Bakker, Ishanlosen Odiaua, and George Abungu This draft report highlights findings of the Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) performed on behalf of the State Party of Kenya, by three UNESCO appointed consultants in collaboration with the National Museums of Kenya. This draft document is focused on providing relevant