Critical Steps Towards Canadian Net-Zero Industrial Strategy
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Moderator: Tom McAffery, Emissions Reduction Alberta
Presenter: Bentley Allan, Johns Hopkins University / The Transition Accelerator
Canada’s trading partners and competitors are using industrial policy to position their firms in rapidly forming global value chains. Canada needs to take a strategic approach to seize economic opportunities and develop the technologies and firms we need to reach net-zero. This presentation will draw on international case studies to distill key principles and best practices for Canadian net-zero industrial strategy.
Join Bentley Allan, research director for the Transition Accelerator, for an introduction to this vital topic. A Q&A follows.
The Port of Los Angeles, in conjunction with Kenworth Truck Company, Toyota, Shell, and others , recently demonstrated a collaborative zero-emission goods movement project focused on the use of hydrogen fuel cells in heavy-duty trucks for port service. The project exhibited supply chain transport from “Shore to Store” utilizing zero-emission advanced technology. The Shore to Store project is funded with a $41,122,260 grant from the California Air Resources Board and an additional $41,426,612 in matching contributions from project partners. The presentation will discuss the project results and showcase the potential of hydrogen as a zero-emissions fuel platform for heavy-duty goods movement.
This presentation will begin with a high level assessment of the net-zero solutions for Canada’s transportation sector, with a focus on the role that hydrogen could play. A case study will be presented for the transition to net-zero of Alberta’s heavy duty road freight sector.
It’s been almost a year since the Transition Accelerator released Pat Hufnagel-Smith’s report, Assessing the Workforce Required to Advance Canada’s Hydrogen Economy. This webinar take a closer look at the work done since then to ensure that the workforce to enable the region’s future hydrogen economy will be available as it’s needed.
This webinar focuses on using hydrogen-based power trains for heavy-duty Class 8 long-haul freight routes pulling van trailers, including a range of fuel cell battery electric types and internal combustion engines (ICE) based on the diesel cycle.