Major hydrogen project in Namibia

Major hydrogen project in Namibia

PV plant for producing hydrogen, © Hyphen

© Hyphen

In November 2021, the Namibian government issued a notice of award stating its intention to appoint Hyphen Hydrogen Energy as the preferred bidder to develop a hydrogen project in the Tsau Khaeb National Park. The project, worth an estimated USD 9.4 billion, will produce 300,000 tons of green hydrogen per year and will see the installation of 3 gigawatts of electrolyzer capacity and 5 gigawatts of wind and photovoltaic generating capacity by the end of the decade. Hyphen is a joint venture between Nicholas Holdings and Enertrag South Africa, a subsidiary of German company Enertrag. This initiative is part of the H2Global program (see H2-international, October 2021).