Fundamentals of Hydrogen Technologies and Utility Applications

Fundamentals of Hydrogen Technologies and Utility Applications

January 30, 2024 | Online :: Central Time

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Hydrogen fuel can be efficiently produced as a petroleum byproduct or through electrolysis using electricity generated by a wide variety of sources, including renewable options like biogenic materials and renewable electricity. The utility sector can leverage hydrogen’s efficient, long-duration storage capabilities to enhance electric grid reliability and resilience while facilitating the transmission and distribution of renewable electricity.

EUCI’s Fundamentals of Hydrogen Technologies and Utility Applications course will examine the range of current hydrogen technologies and discuss the outlook on advances that will expand the possibilities for future applications as well as the required infrastructure to support future innovations.

Register now for this virtual course that highlights the potential of hydrogen technology along with consideration of the technical complexities, safety considerations, and real-world examples of current and future applications in industries ranging from utilities, transportation, marine, aviation and microgrids. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Review fuel cell operating principles and various fuel cell technologies
  • Discuss the future cost and performance trajectories for different fuel cell types
  • Compare major suppliers and manufacturing capacity in the electrolyzer market
  • Assess the methods of hydrogen production, transportation and storage, along with safety considerations
  • Explore hydrogen derivatives such as ammonia as power generation fuels
  • Examine current blending limits and the roadmap to achieving 100% hydrogen power in utility applications
  • Review updates on the latest hydrogen power project announcements, providing insights into the current state of the industry
  • Gain insights into the concept of hydrogen combined heat and power (CHP) in utility applications

Agenda

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In and Welcome

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Course Timing

 

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. :: Introduction

  • Overview
  • Objectives

9:15 – 10:45 a.m. :: Overview of Hydrogen Technologies

  • Fuel cells:
    • Operating principles
    • Technologies
    • Advantages and limitations of different technologies
    • Major suppliers and manufacturing capacity
    • Future cost and performance trajectory for various fuel cell types
  • Reversible fuel cells/electrolyzers (the “hydrogen battery”)
    • Operating principles
    • Technologies
    • Advantages and limitations of different technologies
    • Major suppliers and manufacturing capacity
    • Future cost and performance trajectory for various types of electrolyzers

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. :: Morning Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. :: Applications of Hydrogen in Various Sectors

  • Hydrogen as a climate solution
    • Challenges for hydrogen and climate (radiative forcing)
    • Opportunities for hydrogen as a climate solution
  • Hydrogen for improving air quality
    • Challenges for hydrogen and air quality
    • Opportunities for hydrogen to improve air quality
  • Hydrogen from natural gas (with and without CCS)
  • Nuclear hydrogen
  • Green hydrogen from methane pyrolysis
  • Technologies for hydrogen transport and storage
  • Safety considerations in hydrogen transport and storage
  • Segmenting the power generation market and identifying contrasting needs
  • Remote site hydrogen storage options (examples of technology options)
  • Hydrogen derivatives such as ammonia as power generation fuels

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. :: Lunch Break

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. :: Hydrogen Power Prospects for Utility Applications

  • Hydrogen vs. gas turbines: what’s different
  • Blending hydrogen and natural gas in turbines: operational and safety considerations
    • Current blending limits, and roadmaps to 100% hydrogen power
    • Gas blending examples at utility scale including current and future hydrogen blending timelines
  • Integrating green hydrogen with dispatchable power & storage
  • Update on hydrogen power project announcements
  • Coal to gas to hydrogen strategies and pathways
  • Hydrogen CHP (combined heat and power)
  • Utility-scale power generation using fuel cells
  • Distributed hydrogen in microgrid and remote power applications
  • Hybrid battery + fuel-cell systems

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. :: Open Discussion and Q & A

4:00 p.m. :: Course  Adjourns

    Instructor

    Dr. Jack Brouwer, PhD, is Chancellor’s Fellow Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine. He also serves as Director of the Clean Energy Institute at UC Irvine. Dr. Brouwer is an energy system dynamics expert with research interests in renewable energy systems; dynamic simulation and control; energy system thermodynamics, design, and integration; electrochemical conversion devices and systems such as fuel cells, electrolyzers and batteries; hydrogen production, storage and conversion systems; hydrogen transmission, distribution, and dispensing; and electrochemical reactions with concurrent heat, mass and momentum transfer.  Prof. Brouwer obtained his M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UCI and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at MIT.

    Online Delivery

    We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

    • Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
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    • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.

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    REGISTER NOW FOR THIS EVENT:

    Fundamentals of Hydrogen Technologies and Utility Applications

    January 30, 2024 | Online
    Individual attendee(s) - $ 895.00 each

    Volume pricing also available

    Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

    Pack of 5 attendees - $ 3,580.00 (20% discount)
    Pack of 10 attendees - $ 6,265.00 (30% discount)
    Pack of 20 attendees - $ 10,740.00 (40% discount)

    This event is related. A discount for attending both events is available

    Hydrogen: Economics, Markets and Storage

    January 31, 2024 | Online
    Individual attendee(s) - $ 895.00 each

    Volume pricing also available

    Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

    Pack of 5 attendees - $ 3,580.00 (20% discount)
    Pack of 10 attendees - $ 6,265.00 (30% discount)
    Pack of 20 attendees - $ 10,740.00 (40% discount)

    Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before December 29, 2023 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800

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    Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

    Participants must Log In each day and be in attendance for the entirety of the course

    Instructional Methods

    Power Point presentations and open discussion will be used


    Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

    Course CPE Credits: 6.5
    There is no prerequisite for this Course.
    Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
    Program Level: Basic
    Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
    Advanced Preparation: None

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    Who Should Attend

    • Electric Power & Gas Utility Leaders
    • Utility Grid Planning and Operation Specialists
    • Hydrogen Manufacturers/Developers
    • Renewable Energy Developers
    • Gas and Electricity Transmission Systems Operators/Distributors
    • Electrolysis Technology OEMs
    • Investors
    • Electrolysis Technology Providers
    • Engineering and Technical Consultants
    • Consultants
    • Hydrogen End-Users
    • State and Federal Agencies
    • City Planning Agencies
    • Research Organizations
    • Industry Associations and Bodies
    • Management Consultants

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