Energy

Federal Fuel Cell Incentives & California Clean Air Goals: US Rep. Levin & CEC’s McAllister on Hydrogen

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VX News presents this excerpt from VX Green Hydrogen Discussion Forum I from November 12, moderated by Adm (ret.) Dennis McGinn, US Congressman Mike Levin, California District 49, and California Energy Commissioner, Dr. Andrew McAllister set the federal and state policy context in this panel discussion on Green Hydrogen and California’s Future Fuel Mix.

Japan & SoCalGas: Harnessing Hydrogen & the Olympic Spirit for a Clean Energy Future

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Maryam Brown

VX News excerpts Akira Muto, the Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles, Maryam Brown, President of SoCalGas, and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Hydrogen Energy Ministerial Meeting remarks reflecting on the partnerships—and Olympic spirit—powering the global pursuit of hydrogen technology solutions for a clean energy future.

Caltech’s Nate Lewis on Converting Scalable Sunlight-to-Fuel with Green Hydrogen

Nate Lewis

Nate Lewis elaborates on what his research team discovered about converting electricity into fuel and green hydrogen’s role as a critical enabling technology for decarbonizing transportation fuels and scaling long-term grid energy storage

Hydrogen Optimized: Commercializing Electrolysis for Large-Scale Green Hydrogen Applications

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Roger Mortimer

Roger Mortimer, Director of Corporate Strategy for Ontario-based Hydrogen Optimized, shares his investor perspective on how the company is commercializing electrolyzer technology for large-scale green hydrogen applications.

Plug Power's CEO Marsh: Bullish on Potential for Green Hydrogen to Decarbonize an Array of Commercial Applications 

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Andy Marsh

While hydrogen fuel cells (HFCs) are well-known for powering light, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles for transportation, VX News interviewed Andy Marsh, Plug Power’s President & CEO, to elaborate on the role (and potential) for HFCs and green hydrogen in decarbonizing an array of commercial applications. Marsh shares how Plug Power clients, like retail giants Amazon, Walmart, and Home Depot, are driving demand for green hydrogen as a fuel for zero-emissions material handling equipment  and long-duration energy storage.

Ballard’s Tim Sasseen on the Operational Flexibility of Hydrogen Fuel Cells

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Tim Sasseen

Tim Sasseen, Ballard Power Systems’ Market Development Manager, discusses the transitioning market for hydrogen fuel cell technology.

Admiral (ret.) Dennis McGinn Makes the Case (Security, Resilience & Mission Assurance) for Integrated DER

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Denny McGinn

Dennis McGinn shares the potential for smart, behind-the-meter IT to stabilize demand peaks and enable deployment of renewables + storage at scale. He also highlights the market-shifting opportunities for federal investment in storage incentives, clean hydrogen, and offers his advice for getting the nation’s clean energy transition back on track.

SolarSkyrise on The Promise of Building Integrated Photovoltaic Technology for Unlocking the Value of Vertical Solar

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Alisa Kreynes

SolarSkyrise's Alisa Kreynes on the promise of building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) technologies and how her firm’s analytics technology and platform enables developers and designers to maximize the value of vertical real estate.

SoCalGas President Maryam Brown on Meeting State’s GHG Reduction Goals

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Maryam Brown

Maryam Brown shares her insight into the impacts of shelter-in-place policies on commercial and residential gas consumption, as well as the company’s role and progress on decarbonizing California’s energy supply.

Jim Kelly on Centralized Utilities' Pandemic Challenges & Quest for Resilience

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Jim Kelly

As California again begins to prepare for another wildfire season and climate change’s new normal - this time possibly spent adhering to social distancing and shelter-in-place mandates, VXNews interviewed S&C Electric's Jim Kelly to better appreciate the impacts that the coronavirus pandemic is having on centralized utilities.

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