Hydrogen is one of the next steps in the evolution of the energy grid in North America as we strive to decarbonize and combat climate change. This program intends to connect technical professionals within the utility industry and allow them to begin to build a network of colleagues working within this ever-changing landscape. Engineers will share their experiences and questions concerning adding hydrogen to the suite of utility renewable gases.
Member: $199 USD
Registration includes online access and all digital meeting materials.
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Virtual Help Desk + Technology Check
The room will open early with optional time for participants to get familiar with the virtual platform, test their audio and webcam, or ask questions about the agenda before we begin.
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Welcome + Introductions
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Future Impact of Hydrogen Gas on Existing Gas Distribution
Presentation and Q&A by Guest Speaker
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Active and Proposed Projects Roundtable Discussion
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Hawai’i’s Hydrogen System: Overview and Lessons Learned
A leader in manufacturing hydrogen in Hawaii, Hawaii Gas will share its hydrogen and pipeline systems history, and share lessons learned and experiences with their hydrogen blended Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) supply. Presentation followed by Q&A.
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Codes and Standards
Panel discussing HyBlend with representatives from Gas Technology Institute (GTI) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Industry Topic Roundtable Discussion
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Open Roundtable, Hot Topics, Future Planning
Open roundtable for additional questions or hot topics not addressed previously.
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Wrap Up + Networking
Next steps and networking.