Shumba buoyed by power plant�s environ nod

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Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) listed Shumba Energy says it is elated by the recent environmental approval for its proposed 600MW power plant at Mabesekwa.

In a statement released recently, Shumba  said  the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism has approved the company’s Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) documentation for a proposed coal mine and associated power station at Mabesekwa.

The company had also submitted a scoping report and has received approval on the terms of reference for the Sechaba Coal IPP project station and associated 400KV transmission line.

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