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Hyphen Hydrogen Energy, Namibia – update

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18th August 2023

By: Sheila Barradas

Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

     

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Name of the Project
Hyphen Hydrogen Energy.

Location
Tsau //Khaeb National Park, near Luderitz, in Namibia.

Project Owner/s
Hyphen Hydrogen Energy is a joint venture between Nicholas Holdings Limited and ENERTRAG, but the Namibian government confirmed in June that it would take up a 24% equity stake in the project.

Project Description
The development of Namibia’s first large-scale, vertically integrated green hydrogen project will be completed in phases.

Phase 1 will create 3.5 GW of renewable electricity generation capacity to produce green hydrogen for conversion into green ammonia. This phase aims to produce 175 000 t/y of green hydrogen, to be further processed into one-million tonnes a year of green ammonia for export to Europe.

After Phase 2, the Hyphen project will have solar and wind electricity generation capacity of 7 GW, and 3 GW of electrolysis, which will yield about 350 000 t/y of hydrogen, which translates into two-million tons of green ammonia.

Potential Job Creation
About 15 000 construction jobs will be created during the four-year construction period, with an estimated 3 000 permanent jobs being employed once the project is fully developed. More than 90% of these jobs are expected to be filled by Namibians.

Capital Expenditure
$10-billion.

Planned Start/End Date
Hyphen is targeting yearly production of one-million tonnes of green ammonia by 2027, with plans to increase yearly production to two-million tonnes by 2029.

Latest Developments
ILF Consulting Engineers (ILF) has entered into a partnership agreement with Hyphen Hydrogen Energy.

ILF has developed its green-hydrogen credentials on projects in Canada, Finland and Austria, and will provide project management services, technical expertise, as well as procurement and contract advice for Hyphen. It will also provide implementation expertise on the project’s socioeconomic development goals, including the creation of jobs.

ILF’s hydrogen experience will support Hyphen in meeting project timelines and Namibia’s development objectives.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
ILF (services, technical expertise, as well as procurement, contract advice and scioeconomic development goals).

Contact Details for Project Information
Hyphen Energy, email info@hyphenafrica.com.

Edited by Creamer Media Reporter

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