News update: 24 Jun 2010

Longonot Geothermal Project
Clean Development Mechanism and Environmental and Social Impact Assessment stakeholders consultation

The Longonot geothermal power project has held its first formal public consultation workshop in Naivasha. The workshop was advertised extensively through national radio and newspapers, and through posters in local towns. Many people attended from the district and county administration, local communities and other stakeholders. The event included a welcome from the Naivasha District Commissioner and presentations by Agil on the plans for the project. Agil’s presentations included a discussion of the carbon credit process, anticipated environmental and social impacts and benefits and the potential opportunities for Agil to support the local community.

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