Leaders, researchers, experts, and representatives of civil society gathered in early May in Aix-en-Provence to discuss the future of green hydrogen on a continent in the midst of industrialization and to exchange views on the economic and ecological potential of this sector, amidst media frenzy.
For some African countries, such as Morocco, green hydrogen is a central lever for energy transition and decarbonization. Investors and industrialists have already formed partnerships with the kingdom to develop green hydrogen. For example, Total Eren has committed to a €9.4 billion project to be deployed in the Guelmim-Oued Noun.
The authors of the report titled “Africa’s Extraordinary Green Hydrogen Potential” argue that this energy source reduces emissions by 40% while offering the continent the opportunity to provide clean energy to different continents.
In Aix-en-Provence, participants gathered for the 13th edition of the Arbois and Mediterranean Roundtables discussed various topics such as research, green ammonia, liquid green hydrogen, territorial energy transition, safety in the face of explosion risks, hydrogen and agriculture…
Source : Afrik21