Mauritania has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with renewables developer CWP Global to build a giant wind-and-solar powered green hydrogen hub at a remote desert location in the north-west African nation.

At 30GW, the Aman project, which would be built on an 8,500km2 site in the north of the country, would be in the running to be the world’s largest ‘Power-to-X’ facility when it comes online.

Mauritania is seen as “one of the best locations on the planet” for the production of green hydrogen, as the country has both high-end wind and solar resources and low-cost development sites, said CWP – which is also involved in the giant 26GW