240516003687 - Proposed Construction and Operation of a Seawater Desalination Plant and its Associated Infrastructure on Portion 7 of Farm 58, Walvis Bay, Erongo Region to Support the Production of Green Hydrogen and Green Ammonia

Elof Hansson Hydrogen Namibia (Pty) Ltd, a company incorporated in Namibia and its strategic partners intends to develop a green hydrogen manufacturing plant in Namibia. The proposed project will be located in Erongo Region with Walvis Bays earmarked as the port of export. Overall, the production of green hydrogen will consist of; (i) a state-of-the-art photovoltaic solar plant that will power the all-production processes, (ii) a seawater desalination plant that will supply distilled water to the electrolysis plant, (iii) an electrolysis plant that will produce hydrogen (iv) an ammonium synthesis that will produce ammonia and ammonia storage facility. This report provides an environmental assessment for the proposed seawater desalination plant. The desalination plant is proposed to be located on Portion 7 of Farm 58, Walvis Bay Constituency in the Erongo Region. The site is situated west of the Walvis Bay International Airport and east of the landmark Dune 7 at coordinates 22.945214°S; 14.613832°E. The site is 200,0592 ha in extent.

Commenting of the public on this project will expire at 12h00 on the 2024-06-13

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