About Nazih Toubal

Nazih Toubal is a member of the World Hydrogen Leaders and a PhD Researcher at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, his thesis analyses the institutional strategies on green hydrogen of the European Commission and the Union for Mediterranean.

The Potential of Green Hydrogen in the MENA Region

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) offer impeccable weather conditions to develop renewable energy continuously all year round. There are currently over 1500 wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the area with a producing capacity of over 20GW[1] and these numbers are expected to grow exponentially in the forthcoming years[2]. Recently, hydrogen has received an unprecedented attention in the global energy scenery. Over 30 countries have revealed their hydrogen strategies, and more are expected to follow. Just in the MENA region, 10 countries have ambitions in developing the technology and are prepared to invest in related projects, in … Continue reading