Investing in progressive, scalable initiatives to supply the growing demand for energy across Africa.

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Focused on gas and renewable opportunities that will be part of the global shift towards low carbon, sustainable energy

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Large scale deployment opportunities in the green hydrogen space

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Access to Pella’s wide network across Africa

Through Chariot Transitional Energy which Adonis co-founded and is CEO, Pella is investing in:

Transitional Gas

The Transitional Gas business is geared towards supplying domestic gas to African countries, relieving their communities from dependency on energy imports, lowering import bills and promoting self-sufficiency.

  • Facilitates & balances shift to renewables
  • Reduces carbon footprint
  • Promotes domestic self sufficiency & energy security
  • Catalyst for growth

Chariot is currently progressing a Moroccan offshore gas development which has the potential to positively impact a growing economy, heavily reliant on energy imports and coal

Transitional Power

Chariot’s Transitional Power business is focused on providing competitive, sustainable and reliable power solutions across Africa

  • Through developing large scale renewable power projects, in strategic partnership with Total-Eren, Chariot is looking to provide innovative, fully-financed, energy solutions for mining and industrial offtake across the African continent.
  • Chariot also holds a 25% stake in Etana an Electricity Trading platform that has been granted one of the only trading licences in South Africa. This trading licence allows transmission of electricity from renewables projects to end-users through the national grid and opens up access to a range of customers thereby delivering a unique energy mix solution to address the significant power demand in the region.

Green Hydrogen

Chariot's Green Hydrogen business is one of the first movers across this space in Africa and is looking to build a world-class green hydrogen portfolio.

  • Hydrogen is a key component of the energy transition with huge growth market potential
  • Exclusivity over prime acreage in Mauritania - Chariot is developing 'Project Nour' - and asset with 10GW power potential
  • Mauritania is exceptionally well-placed for low cost green hydrogen production due to its world class combination of land, sea, solar and wind resources
  • Partnered with Total Eren, with other opportunities under evaluation and Proof of Concept projects in development


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