Africa: faced with the continent’s need for decarbonization, green hydrogen is emerging as an alternative
The Organization for Green Hydrogen (GH2) in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB), are organizing the African Forum on Green Hydrogen by videoconference and by invitation only, which will take place from September 26 to 27, 2022 in person , at the Sofitel Hotel Ivoire, in Abidjan.
The Africa Green Hydrogen Forum will explore the place of green hydrogen in Africa’s decarbonization process, its market potential, export opportunities, as well as the policies and technologies needed to success of its deployment on the continent.
Discussions will also focus on the green hydrogen objectives of the member countries of the Alliance for Green Hydrogen in Africa before the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 27) .
This event will bring together senior officials from member countries of the African Hydrogen Green Alliance (South Africa, Egypt, Kenya, Mauritania, Namibia), as well as technocrats from other selected countries who oversee the development of the green hydrogen.
Other participants include private companies from outside the continent that are already active in various areas of the hydrogen value chain.
Development partners such as the German development agency GIZ, the International Energy Agency, the European Investment Bank and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will also be present.
Importantly, green hydrogen represents a viable alternative for transforming Africa’s energy sector.