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UAE, Egypt to develop major green hydrogen project in Mauritania

The UAE is interested in Africa's green hydrogen potential, but the lack of development in the country could prove challenging.
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The German investment company Conjuncta announced on Wednesday a new green hydrogen project involving the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Mauritania.

Conjuncta said it signed a memorandum of understanding with the Egyptian renewable energy firm Infinity, the Emirati renewable energy firm Masdar and the government of Mauritania to build a green hydrogen plant in the North African country. The plant will be located northeast of the capital, Nouakchott, and have a capacity of 10 gigawatts. This amounts to 8 million tons of green hydrogen per year. Conjuncta said the facility will also produce ammonia or fuel produced from plants and the energy will be used for exports, according to a press release.

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