This special interest group is for professionals to connect and discuss all types of carbon-free power alternatives, including nuclear, renewable, tidal and more.

Charley Rattan's picture
World Hydrogen Leader Charley Rattan Associates

UK based offshore wind & hydrogen corporate advisor and trainer; Faculty member World Hydrogen Leaders. Delivering global hydrogen and offshore wind corporate investment advice, business...

  • Member since 2019
  • 3,768 items added with 2,533,263 views
  • Oct 27, 2022
  • 232 views

Namibia  |  Hydrogen 

The company, which was recently awarded a grant to set up a Hydrogen pilot plant and refueling station at the coast of Namibia, is a joint venture between the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group and its international Belgium-based partner, CMB.TECH.

“One of these four projects include our Cleanergy pilot plant and refueling station. We plan to be up and running at the end of 2023. We are immensely proud of this initiative which is a first in Namibia. With our training centre we want to upskill Namibians to kickstart the hydrogen economy in Walvis Bay,” said O&L Group Director: Innovations Eike Krafft.

This comes as green hydrogen is being touted globally as a vital carrier of non-fossil energy at a time when developed countries are trying to decarbonise their industries and guide economies towards a greener energy future.

“We know that Namibia has vast potential to develop a strong green hydrogen industry and become a key player in global energy markets. We have all the ingredients necessary (wind, sun and seawater) to develop a sustainable green hydrogen industrial base to drive socio-economic growth and O&L is pleased to be one of the forerunners in this new industry in our country,” said Krafft.

Roy Campe, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at CMB.TECH, said green hydrogen will transform Walvis Bay to become the first hydrogen port in Africa.  Stay informed: Hydrogen Namibia

 

Discussions

No discussions yet. Start a discussion below.

Charley Rattan's picture
Thank Charley for the Post!
Energy Central contributors share their experience and insights for the benefit of other Members (like you). Please show them your appreciation by leaving a comment, 'liking' this post, or following this Member.
More posts from this member

Get Published - Build a Following

The Energy Central Power Industry Network is based on one core idea - power industry professionals helping each other and advancing the industry by sharing and learning from each other.

If you have an experience or insight to share or have learned something from a conference or seminar, your peers and colleagues on Energy Central want to hear about it. It's also easy to share a link to an article you've liked or an industry resource that you think would be helpful.

                 Learn more about posting on Energy Central »