Wood Mackenzie at World Hydrogen Summit 2024

Wood Mackenzie at World Hydrogen Summit 2024

About the event: 

World Hydrogen Summit - the World’s Largest Dedicated Hydrogen Event 

The landmark event in the industry’s calendar, World Hydrogen 2024 Summit & Exhibition, is the largest and most senior global hydrogen event.

Part of the SEC World Hydrogen Series, the Official World Hydrogen Summit & Exhibition in Rotterdam, is proud to be partnered with the Government of the Netherlands, Province of Zuid-Holland, the Port of Rotterdam and the City of Rotterdam, solidifying their continual commitment and partnership to facilitate the official global springboard for hydrogen deals and project developments.

Featuring the C-Level Summit, the largest hydrogen-focused Exhibition in the world, the Africa Hydrogen Forum, 2 x H2 Tech Series Stages, the World Hydrogen Awards, incredible site visits to the Port of Rotterdam hydrogen projects along with non-stop networking for the entire value chain, this 2024 event will accommodate the surging expansion of the sector as hydrogen takes centre stage in global debates, subsidy schemes and energy transition plans.

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Are you attending World Hydrogen Summit 2024?

Find us at our stand

Meet our experts at the event at stand E72 from 13-14 May, and join us for networking drinks at our stand from 5pm CEST on 13 May, to dive deeper into the opportunities and challenges facing the industry in the race to accelerate the energy transition, as we drive towards net zero.


Speaker slot


Africa Hydrogen Forum | 14 May 2024 | 16:30

Session 5: Financing Hydrogen Projects

Wood Mackenzie speaker: Bridget van Dorsten


Session agenda:

  • Analysis of the current investment landscape for hydrogen projects in Africa, including trends, challenges, and opportunities for attracting financing from domestic and
    international investors
  • Perspectives on technological and political imperatives needed to boost investor confidence in hydrogen projects – what is still missing?
  • Lowering cost of capital and improving IRR for hydrogen projects
  • Exploring blended finance models
  • Tapping into the international capital market


Meet our experts

Greig Boulstridge

Research Associate, Hydrogen

Greig is responsible for market tracking and ensuring data quality in Wood Mackenzie’s Lens Hydrogen platform.

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Monica Trilho

Hydrogen Research Analyst - Hydrogen & Derivatives

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3D render of hydrogen pipelines in a field with wind turbines in the distance.

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