COP27: EU, Africa hydrogen collaboration in focus

As the EU looks to import 10 million tonnes of low-carbon hydrogen per year by 2030 to meet its REPowerEU goals, Africa appears set to play a key role.

In a panel discussion during the Hydrogen Transition Summit at COP27, Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, CEO of Hydrogen Europe told delegates that Europe cannot meet its hydrogen and energy goals alone.

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“It is important to understand that Europe cannot do it on its own,” said Chatzimarkakis. “We do not have enough space, wind, or sun to produce what is required [by REPowerEU]. Our neighbouring continent, Africa does have the potential.”

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