Integrating Large Scale Renewables and Decarbonization of the Energy Sector with Renewable Hydrogen

Integrating Large Scale Renewables and Decarbonization of the Energy Sector with Renewable Hydrogen

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Summary:

This three-hour workshop will highlight the key roles renewable hydrogen can play in the energy future of states and countries around the globe that seek to significantly increase the share of renewables. The CHBC is hosting this workshop with the Hydrogen Council to provide current information on the state of development in the hydrogen and fuel cell sector in California, policy and regulatory updates and frame the conversation of how other states and governments can apply lessons learned in California to their own jurisdiction.

Speakers and discussion will highlight ideas and experience in advancing hydrogen. The audience will be invited to participate in a structured dialogue.

Agenda:

  1. Keynote Welcome – Big Picture
    • Janea Scott, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
    • Nancy Skinner, Senator, California Senate
  2. Panel Discussion – Policy Implementation – Sharing of Experiences
    • Moderator – Jeff Reed, CHBC Chair
    • Energy Storage and Renewable Hydrogen – Tanya Peacock, Southern California Gas Co.
    • State Perspective – Analisa Bevan, California Air Resources Board
    • Regional Perspective – Jack Broadbent, Bay Area Air Quality Management District
    • Building the Business for Hydrogen in California – Tyson Eckerle, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development
  3. Panel Discussion – Industry Developments – Case Studies
    • Moderator: Jeff Serfass, CHBC Executive Director
    • Off-road applications, e.g. forklift trucks and ports equipment – Andy Marsh, PlugPower
    • Renewables Integration via Power-to-X – Steve Jones, ITM Power and Rob Del Core, Hydrogenics
    • Vehicle Deployment and Transit – Salvador Llamas, AC Transit
    • How to decarbonise heating with hydrogen – the H21 North of England example – Steiner Eikaas, Equinor
  4. Panel Discussion – Remaining Challenges for Hydrogen Mainstreaming
    • Moderator: Jeff Reed, CHBC Chair
    • The Revolution – Gia Vacin, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development
    • Wayne Leighty or Oliver Bishop, Shell
  5. Open Discussion & Actions
    • Jeff Reed, CHBC Chair


Purpose
: Present and discuss pathways for renewable energy expansion and transportation electrification with renewable hydrogen and associated challenges, and experiences in  California.

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Hourly Schedule

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Keynote welcome – Big Picture
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Panel Discussion – Policy Implementation – Sharing of Experiences
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Panel Discussion – Industry Developments – Case Studies
4:45 PM - 4:55 PM
Networking Break
4:55 PM - 5:40 PM
Panel Discussion – Remaining Challenges for Hydrogen Mainstreaming
5:40 PM - 6:00 PM
Open Discussion & Actions

Date

Sep 13 2018

Time

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Cost

Invitation Only

Location

InterContinental Hotel
888 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103
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