The statement noted that green ammonia produced domestically would reduce South Africa’s reliance on imports and the strain on its overburdened rail network.
Sasol said it was committed to cutting its emissions by at least 30% by 2030 and that green hydrogen would play a key role in transforming South Africa’s economy.
Floods in KwaZulu-Natal have disrupted some of Sasol’s chemical exports, the company has said, while reaffirming its hedging plans.
South Africa sees it as “imperative” to add more gas suppliers, in order to help develop the local sector.
Sasol is seeking suppliers to provide it with renewable energy at its South African operations.
Sasol has signed up to Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), intended to prevent plastic waste from entering the sea.
Sasol has invited bidders to participate in developing two 10 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) facilities in South Africa.