Nairobi County to unveil Dandora Dumpsite Energy Plant

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Nairobi city county government is set to unveil the company that will steer the construction of Dandora  waste energy plant.

The county will unveil the winner  before the end of this month,when construction of the plant is set to begin.

Addressing the media today Environment executive committee Nairobi city county  Larry Wambua said they have been working around the clock to ensure the same is realized, to salvage the Dandora dumpsite that is currently incapacitated.

The county shortlisted 26 companies  and is now evaluating 5 out of them  to pick the best to ensure the Dandora waste energy project is realized soonest.

‘‘We are committed to ensure the project  kicks off and right now were undertaking evaluation  to ensure we have best company incorporated,’’ Wambua stated.

The energy plant is geared to supply electricity in the city, eliminate the pilling waste  at the site and create jobs for the youths in the area.

Wambua added that Illegal dumpsites  in the city remains   a  major  challenge facing the   county waste management efforts.

‘‘We have made arrests at  and soon Korogocho  illegal dumpsite will be turned into a park.’’ He added.

Other illegal dumpsites are in Kayole ,Embakasi south next to English Press, and another one at Kayole.

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