Client: HDF Energy Namibia (Pty)
EIA PROCESS FOR THE PROPOSED HDF ENERGY RENEWSTABLE® SWAKOPMUND HYDROGEN-TO-POWER PROJECT
HDF Energy (Pty) Ltd is a global market leader in the development and operation of hydrogen-to-energy technology. Having established HDF Energy Namibia (Pty) Ltd, the company is proposing to benefit from Namibia’s considerable renewable energy capacity to create the Renewstable® Swakopmund project. Renewstable Swakopmund will be Africa’s first integrated solar-hydrogen power project with the objective of supplying Swakopmund, and surrounds, with renewable energy.
To inform their development, HDF Energy has appointed SLR Environmental Consulting (Namibia) Pty (Ltd) (SLR) to undertake an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to identify and assess the environmental and social aspects and potential impacts associated with the proposed project and to inform their application for an Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC).
The Draft Environmental Scoping Report has been compiled and made available for comment for a period of 30-days commencing on 13 May 2022. All comments and registrations must reach SLR by no later than 13 June 2022 for inclusion in the Final Environmental Scoping Report.