Parties seek to end Lake Turkana wind power project row

A wind power farm. A new report released on November 22, 2015 by Bloomberg New Energy Finance has ranked Kenya among the top ten countries in the world that have made significant investments in renewable energy. FILE PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The court, which had on April 20 given the parties until Monday to negotiate an out-of-court settlement, extended the period after they failed to agree.
  • The Attorney-General, the Chief Land Registrar, the Marsabit county government and the National Land Commission are the defendants.
  • The project is expected to inject 310 megawatts to the national grid.

Land owners who want a Sh75 billion Lake Turkana wind power project halted and the company involved have been given three more months to seek a solution out of court.


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