Successful pre-feasibility study could see Mauritania become a hydrogen powerhouse

The Africa-focused transitional energy group, Chariot and the Government of Mauritania have announced today (May 24) that a pre-feasibility study for the ‘Project Nour’ green hydrogen project has been completed.

Project Nour plans to install up to 10GW of electrolysis capacity, becoming one of the largest projects of its kind globally by 2030, with a Framework Agreement having been signed, mapping out the next phases of development.

Mauritania is ‘exceptionally well-placed for green hydrogen production’ due to wind and solar power resources, the study has found, meaning the project has potential to produce some of the cheapest green hydrogen in the world.

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