Hive Energy Africa
Africa green Energy
Africa is a vital area for renewable energy focus.
In Africa, green energy is still severely lacking. It is estimated that only around 3% of Africa’s energy is sourced renewably, significantly lower than averages across the world. Because of the large coastline, Africa is well suited for hydropower production. At Hive, we are focusing on wave power by creating green hydrogen and green ammonia projects in South Africa.
In 2021 we announced plans for the world’s largest green ammonia plant, to be based in Nelson Mandala Bay. The project will not only generate vast amounts of green ammonia for the clean fuel and maritime industry across the Far East and Europe, but will also include the largest clusters of PV farms and Wind assets under single ownership in Africa.
The project will be supporting Africa’s ‘Just Energy Transition’.
We began our green energy development journey in Africa in 2015.
The Hive Africa team are based in various locations, including Zambia, Mauritius, and South Africa. The team are working on a variety of green energy projects across the region, including solar, green hydrogen and green ammonia. Our Hive Carbon and Hive Ecosystems teams are also based in South Africa. Hive Carbon is working on patented BioChar technology and Hive Ecosystems are planning projects to restore depleted land, sequestering carbon in the process.
Hive Ammonia South Africa is backed by Hive Energy and Built Africa. The team has been operating since September 2019. Hive Ammonia are establishing five large scale Hydrogen and Ammonia plants in South Africa, powered by 15GW of renewable energy. In 2021 we announced the establishment of a $4.6bn Green Ammonia Plant. The plant will have a dedicated power supply at the Coega Special Economic Zone, alongside the Port of Ngqura.
Director - Middle East, Africa, I.O
General Manager Zambia
Finance & Admin
Business Development Director