With more than 300 days of sun a year, the large, but sparsely populated country is enough to make any solar energy provider twitch, with the nation piquing the interest of investors.

According to Wall Street Journal, Namibia has now already sourced €40 million in funding from Germany to use on feasibility studies and pilot projects related to ‘green hydrogen’.

Green hydrogen is being touted as a key resource in achieving decarbonisation in the energy system. It is the simplest and most abundant element on earth, with the ability to store and deliver energy.