Energy Transition: Ondo State to Become a Green Hydrogen Hub

..as Ondo delegates arrived Berlin on technical tour

Green Hydrogen is projected to supplant gas when the ongoing energy transition goes full circle. Hydrogen burns in engines like gas but it yields water and not carbon as byproduct, making it a clean energy source. For hydrogen itself to be green (clean), it must be produced from a clean energy source — solar, wind, hydro, etc.

As part of Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s REDEEMED Agenda, Ondo State is being positioned as a regional hub for green hydrogen production and export. Ondo State, which is Nigeria’s sunshine state, has a huge solar power potential, fresh water needed for electrolysis to produce hydrogen, and contiguity to sea for easy shipping to Europe.

In furtherance of the above, Ondo State Commissioner for Energy, Mines & Mineral Resources, Engr. Razaq Obe, and DG, Project Performance and Implementation Monitoring Unit (PPIMU), Engr. Babajide Akeredolu, have embarked on a technical tour of Berlin on German government’s invitation. They will also attend German-African Energy Forum slated for June 1 & 2, 2022 at Hamburg.

— Banji Akadiri, Information Officer, Ministry of Energy, Mines and Mineral Resources

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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