Coal-fired plant gets greenlight from ERC

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) acting chief Pavel Oimeke. PHOTO | FILE

What you need to know:

  • Amu Power Company Limited is cleared to get a power generation licence that has been withheld since last year as the objections by Save Lamu Natural Justice were reviewed.

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has approved the construction of Kenya’s first coal-fired power plant in Lamu after rejecting objections to the project by a community-based organisation.

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