Tag: energy trade

Global Hydrogen Flows: Report

The report combines the global industry data from the Hydrogen Council with a bespoke advanced-analytics optimization model, specifically developed for the study, that balances supply and demand across all regions, multiple carriers, end products and scenarios. Out of 1.5 million potential trade routes, the report identifies more than 40 prospective trade routes of hydrogen, with the capacity to transport more than one million tons per annum by ship or pipeline.

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Greening the African Continental Free Trade Area

Recently, the Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings has published a policy brief titled “Greening the AfCFTA: It is not too late.” Environmental sustainability is a key component of Africa’s Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want. Yet, the recently launched African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) contains only minimal references to the environment. The policy brief, thus, highlights various ways in which State Parties can strengthen the linkages between the AfCFTA and the environment, with a focus on concrete approaches and strategies.

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World Bank supports West Africa’s energy trade program

The World Bank group has approved a USD300 million grant to help Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, and Sierra Leone promote electricity trade within West Africa. The program supports trade in cleaner low cost electricity generated from gas, hydro power and other renewable energy technologies.

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