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Study confirms €1T green hydrogen potential for Africa

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Africa can produce 50 million tons of green hydrogen a year by 2035, according to a new study by the European Investment Bank (EIB), International Solar Alliance and the African Union, with the support of the Government of Mauritania, HyDeal and UCLG Africa. The report was formally handed over to partners on 20 December.

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Global hydrogen station deployments surpass 1,000; China leads

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The number of hydrogen stations deployed globally has surpassed the 1,000-mark, according to a study by Information Trends. China represents roughly one-third of global deployments, but the US lags far behind with less than 100 hydrogen stations.

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Study: air pollution caused 1.1M deaths across Africa in 2019, toll from outdoor pollution rising

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Deaths attributable to household air pollution and ambient particulate matter (PM 2.5 ) air pollution in Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda, and overall in Africa, 1990–2019. —Philip Landrigan, director of Boston College’s Global Observatory on Pollution and Health. Air pollution was responsible for 1.1 Air pollution was responsible for 1.1

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Benchmark: flake graphite production in Africa set to overtake China this decade

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Africa could overtake China as the world’s largest producer of natural graphite for lithium ion batteries as soon as 2026, according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, in a sign of the continent’s growing importance to the electric vehicle supply chain. China also dominates global lithium refining and processing.

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Volvo delivers first heavy electric truck to Africa; Volvo FE Electric for refuse collection in Rabat, Morocco

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The customer is the refuse collection company Arma, and this is the first heavy battery-electric truck from a global manufacturer to be in commercial operation in Africa. The company’s global target is that in 2030, 50% of all new trucks it sells will be electric.

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Benchmark: Africa’s lithium production to increase >10x this decade; potentially 12% of global supply

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Benchmark’s Lithium Forecast shows that the region is expected to account for just 4% of global mined lithium supply this year. However, by 2033 its market share is forecast to triple to 12% of global supply. Of the critical battery minerals, cobalt is the one with which Africa captures the largest share of the upstream mining.

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EV Battery Swapping Takes Over Africa, Is US Next?

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A new, eye-catching EV battery swapping station from the firm Spiro levels up rider services and sets the table for rapid global expansion. The post EV Battery Swapping Takes Over Africa, Is US Next? appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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