Tag: clean energy in africa

Green hydrogen: A viable option for transforming Africa’s energy sector

There is, indeed, a global race to develop green hydrogen, and for the first time, Africa is on the starting line with developed countries. The aim is to reduce their reliance on fossil fuels, accelerate access to electricity for millions of Africans by increasing the exploitation of renewable energy resources and meet their global climate commitments. The vision of green hydrogen, while promising from a technology standpoint, comes with many caveats for African countries—the obvious being economic viability.

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Powering Agri-food Value Chains with Geothermal Heat – Africa

In African countries, geothermal heat applications along the agri-food value chain have the potential to enhance food productivity, reduce food spoilage, and add value to food produce. This would result in food security, more employment opportunities and higher incomes for the employees and other agri-food stakeholders. Geothermal energy would also contribute to the sustainability of the agri-food sector by reducing carbon emissions.

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