Amu Power requested VICOPAT GEOLOGICAL & GEOTECHNICAL CONSULTANTS LIMITED to conduct limestone assessment potential in Hindi, Mpeketoni and Witu areas of Lamu County. The limestone is intended to be used to provide SOX capture through chemical reaction to form Caesium sulphate or thiosulfate in the proposed 960MW coal fired power plant.
The work involve detail geological and geochemical mapping and sampling within the proposed locations. VICOPAT GEOLOGICAL & GEOTECHNICAL CONSULTANTS LIMITED mobilized two of its senior geologists to the site. Two sites were identified for exploratory drilling at Mpeketoni and Witu.