The African Hydrogen Partnership Association (AHP) will lay the foundation for establishing hydrogen economies and societies in sub-Saharan Africa.

Image: Hyundai, Nexo Fuel Cell, Press Kit

The Green African

Hydrogen Deal

The Trans-African

Hydrogen Routes


Economic and Social:

  1. Reduced dependency on US dollar

    • Stronger national currencies and financial budgets

    • Reduced risks associated with international US dollar denominated loans

    • Fairer international wealth distribution

  2. Electrification of rural and urban regions

  3. Creation of state-of-the-art, cutting edge business sectors and jobs

  4. Reduced costs associated with externalities

  5. Much lower investment and exit risks compared to large scale fossil fuel and nuclear power plants and large grids, due to diversification and new energy supply concepts

  6. Ideal technical solutions for the large size and regionspecific needs of Africa (long haul, heavy duty, heavy load and lightweight utility vehicles)

  7. Economic growth and socio-economic benefits

  8. Increase in tax revenues



  1. Reduced carbon dioxide emissions

  2. Cleaner air, soil and water. No toxic substances or pollution from hydrogen fuel. No costly externalities.

  3. Less deforestation (e.g. clean cooking)

  4. Mitigate the risks of terror and exploitation that can be associated with climate displacement (climate change related migration)

  5. Cutting edge technology is scalable to meet the challenge of rapid population growth 

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