Edmonton Region Hydrogen HUB is pleased to present a new webinar series, Building A Low-Carbon Hydrogen Economy in the Edmonton Region, focused on equipping industry, government and investors with the knowledge and tools they need to take advantage of the region’s low-cost, low-carbon hydrogen, contribute to the development of this new energy system and position themselves for success in the low-carbon economy. 

Previous webinars can be viewed at the links below, along with downloadable PDFs of presentation slides. Be sure to watch this space for upcoming webinars, and keep an eye on our Twitter and LinkedIn to be the first to learn when a new webinar is announced. 

Upcoming Events

Pipelines vs Powerlines: The Economics of Energy Distribution

Pipelines vs Powerlines: The Economics of Energy Distribution

December 13, 2022

The cost and reliability of energy transport and storage infrastructure is a crucial issue in the energy industry, with implications for energy access, affordability, the environment and public safety. Australia’s GPA Engineering analysed the cost of energy transport and storage across a range of different gas and electricity infrastructure options and found that, across a wide range of scenarios, newly constructed pipelines are more cost-effective than newly constructed electricity transmission infrastructure at transporting energy by a wide margin.

Previous Events

Critical Steps Towards Canadian Net-Zero Industrial Strategy

Critical Steps Towards Canadian Net-Zero Industrial Strategy

November 15, 2022

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 will follow.
Towards Zero-Emission HD Trucks in Alberta: Meeting Canada’s Climate Change Commitments

Towards Zero-Emission HD Trucks in Alberta: Meeting Canada’s Climate Change Commitments

September 27, 2022

To assess transition strategies for the heavy-duty trucking industry and to make recommendations for policy and investment decisions by government and industry, report authors Zachary Redick, Dr. David Layzell, and Dr. Alexandre De Barros built a stock and flow model, which they combined with a vehicle kilometer travelled (VKT) model and an economic model to project scenarios to 2050 for the transition of HD vehicles to zero emission in Alberta.
Presented by the Alberta Motor Transport Association, AZETEC, The Transition Accelerator, and CESAR and the University of Calgary.
Advancing Canada’s Low-Carbon Hydrogen Workforce

Advancing Canada’s Low-Carbon Hydrogen Workforce

August 18, 2022

Moderated by Edmonton Global CEO Malcolm Bruce and featuring a presentation from Pat Hufnagel-Smith, this webinar offers insights into the workforce required to advance Canada’s hydrogen economy and the opportunities to leverage skilled and available labour and the degree to which an additional workforce must be developed. It also introduces the Hydrogen Workforce Assessment Tool that presents a detailed assessment of the occupations required for each value chain involved in the low-carbon hydrogen economy. A Q&A session will follow.
A Life-Cycle View of Blue Hydrogen Production

A Life-Cycle View of Blue Hydrogen Production

July 7, 2022

The term “blue hydrogen” is used to describe hydrogen produced from fossil fuels with carbon capture and storage (CCS). However, there are many different process configurations that can be used to make blue hydrogen and, due to the range of upstream emissions associated with the natural gas feedstock, the result is that there are many different shades of blue. In this webinar, we look at different commercially mature technologies for production of blue hydrogen and the resulting range of carbon intensities that could result.