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The federal government of Nigeria has unveiled plans to launch a roadmap for hydrogen gas production. The announcement, made by Chief Ekperikpe Ekpo, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Gas), underscores the commitment of President Bola Tinubu’s administration to harness the full potential of the country’s abundant natural gas resources for national growth and development.

The Australian Government is investing up to $70 million in establishing the Townsville Region Hydrogen Hub in North Queensland. This ambitious initiative, aligned with the government’s election promise, aims to foster job creation and sustainable energy development and position Australia at the forefront of the global hydrogen industry.

Cork County Council is on the verge of a pivotal decision that could shape Ireland’s future of clean energy. In early March, the council is expected to rule on a planning application submitted by ESB Networks for a hydrogen power plant in Aghada on the eastern side of Cork Harbour.

Oman, nestled amidst the oil-rich sands of the Arabian Peninsula, is making a bold statement. In a five-year moonshot, the Sultanate is forcing factories across 14 economic zones to switch from fossil fuels to the clean-burning haven of green hydrogen. This audacious move positions Oman as a frontrunner in the region’s race toward a sustainable future, promising a domino effect on its economy and environment.

In a strategic move, the European Union is positioning Egypt as a pivotal partner in its energy ambitions, particularly in the realm of green hydrogen. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, during her recent visit to Egypt, emphasized the EU’s vision for substantial investments in the Arab country’s clean energy sector.