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NICE Future initiative and Hydrogen Initiative webinar

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Frequently heralded as the fuel of the future for the last few decades, hydrogen may finally be on the cusp of converting its vast potential to reality. A growing coalition of governments and corporations are actively assessing the varied roles for hydrogen as the world looks to significantly reduce carbon emissions while still providing reliable electricity to a growing population and powering industrial operations. The International Energy Agency (IEA), in a report released June 2019, underscored that “the current level of attention has opened a genuine window of opportunity for policy and private-sector action.”

In the lead up to the June 2020 Eleventh CEM meeting in Viña del Mar Chile, tune in to the webinar and hear how ministers and stakeholders plan to accelerate action to realize hydrogen’s potential. Hear from experts from the United States, Canada, Japan and the IEA about new technologies in this arena that advance a clean and integrated systems approach. This webinar will introduce current status, along with opportunities and plans, looking ahead at exciting and innovative uses being developed, from nuclear to industry, transportation, and beyond…

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Sunita Satyapal, IPHE Chair; Director of the Fuel Cell Technologies Office, DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), United States and CEM H2I Co-Lead
  • Alice Caponiti, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Reactor Fleet and Advanced Reactor Deployment, DOE Office of Nuclear Energy, United States
  • Dr. Sellathurai (Sam) Suppiah, Manager, Chemical Engineering Branch Facility Authority – Tritium Facility, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd., Canada.
  • Toshiyuki Shirai, Director of Hydrogen Program, METI, Japan; IPHE Vice Chair and CEM H2I Co-Lead
  • Peter Fraser, Head of Division for Gas, Coal and Power markets, IEA