South Africa could become leading hub for developing zero carbon fuels

A new report finds that South Africa could become a leading hub for developing and exporting zero carbon fuels, with particular promise attributed to its location and economy.

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South Africa's location and economic development make it particularly well-suited for potential development of green fuels for shipping, conclude Ricardo and Environmental Defense Fund in a new report on behalf of P4G Getting to Zero Coalition Partnership.

The report states that its potential can be attributed to South Africa's enormous sustainable energy resources, providing an opportunity for supplying zero carbon fuels to the global shipping industry and thereby opening up new export markets for the nation.

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