Digital Workshop – Powerfuels in North America

The Global Alliance Powerfuels hosted a digital expert workshop on powerfuels in North America on May 5, 2021. Together with two local co-hosts, the Ministère de l’énergie et des ressources naturelles Québec and the Green Hydrogen Coalition, the workshop gave the audience of policy and industry experts the opportunity to explore the status quo, the way forward, and best practices towards a global green hydrogen economy.

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Following the successful regional events on South Africa and Australia, the workshop gave the opportunity for experts from different fields to connect and develop a shared understanding of central issues as well as to discuss the current regulatory framework and legislative changes that are needed to boost market development of powerfuels in North America.

The following distinguished speakers provided valuable insights in the keynotes, panel discussion and breakout sessions:

  • Janice Lin, Founder and President, Green Hydrogen Coalition
  • Mathieu Payeur, Director Energy Strategies, Ministère de l’énergie et des ressources naturelles Québec
  • Jean Paquin, President and CEO, SAF+ Consortium
  • Anna Stukas, VP Business Development, Carbon Engineering
  • Chris Norris, Director Business Development, Siemens Energy Canada
  • Dr. Tahmid Mizan, Manager, Global Strategy & Regulatory Affairs ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Company
  • Eric D. Larson, PhD, Head, Energy Systems Analysis Group, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University
  • Gabriel Durany, CEO, Quebec's Association for the Production of Renewable Energy (AQPER)
  • Melanie Davidson, Senior Director, Business Development & Marketing, Strategen
  • Professor Jack Brouwer, Director, Advanced Power and Energy Program, University of California, Irvine
  • Professor Pierre Bénard, Director, Hydrogen Research Institute, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
  • Pascale Lepage, Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ)

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