NG Green Future

Meet the NG Green Future Program Development Team. Learn more about the Operations Conference.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Implementing Hydrogen: Moving from Theoretical to Operational
Speaker: Neil Stuchbury, Director Of Sales & Marketing, Thyson Technology
This session will showcase ATCO and Thyson’s operating hydrogen facilities in Canada and the UK. Southern California Gas will also share their vision for hydrogen in the US.

2:15 PM – 3:30 PM
System Impacts of Injecting Lower BTU Gas
Speakers: Edward Thurman, Evaluation Engineer, Southwest Gas Corporation
Doug Tilgner, Manager, Storage Operations & Gas Control, NW Natural
Greg Caldwell, Director, Energy Systems Innovation, ATCO Natural Gas
This session will discuss the system impacts of injecting lower BTU gas. NW Natural will discuss the effects they have observed on their system from injecting lower BTU RNG, and ATCO will discuss their experiences with injecting lower BTU Hydrogen Gas into their system.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Power to Gas (P2G) – Case Study
Speaker: Steven Rogers, Supervisor Stations and Growth, Enbridge Gas Distribution, Enbridge
Desiree Gajonera, Supervisor Electrical and Controls, Enbridge
This session will showcase Enbridge’s P2G facility in Markham, Ontario. The first part of the session will concentrate on how the facility uses excess electricity from the grid to create and store hydrogen. The second part of the presentation will discuss the project management aspect of receiving a consultant designed facility, initiating operations, and engineering lessons learned from several years of operation of the facility.

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
RNG Sleight of Hand – Lessons Learned Operating an RNG Interconnect Facility
Speakers: Dana Kaul, Consulting Engineer, Puget Sound Energy
Halli Chesser, Project Engineer, NW Natural
NW Natural and Puget Sound Energy will share their lessons learned from operating RNG facilities in the Pacific Northwest. Puget Sound Energy’s facility has been in operation for decades and NW Natural’s facility came online this year leading to a lively discussion period at the end full of comparisons between the newer and older technologies.