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H2Tech's bi-weekly podcast brings you face-to-face with the leading experts pioneering the technology fueling the hydrogen revolution. Join us as we explore the innovations and breakthroughs shaping the future of hydrogen energy.

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H2Tech's bi-weekly podcast brings you face-to-face with the leading experts pioneering the technology fueling the hydrogen revolution. Join us as we explore the innovations and breakthroughs shaping the future of hydrogen energy.

    Digital Twins and Sustainability with Lisa Wee of AVEVA

    Digital Twins and Sustainability with Lisa Wee of AVEVA

    In this episode of H2TechTalk, host Tyler Campbell is joined by Lisa Wee, Global Head of Sustainability at AVEVA, to discuss the role of digital solutions, particularly digital twin technology, in advancing sustainable H2 production and distribution. Lisa shares her insights on AVEVA's work with clients across various sectors to optimize energy transitions and sustainability. She also explores the challenges and opportunities in the H2 market, the critical role of AI and machine learning, and highlights success stories from their partnerships with companies like ThyssenKrupp and Aker Carbon Capture. The discussion emphasizes the importance of digital transformation in the energy sector and its potential to drive profitability and operational efficiency

    • 16 min
    Schaeffler's contributions to a H2-powered future

    Schaeffler's contributions to a H2-powered future

    Join us for this episode of H2TechTalk, recorded at the Hydrogen Americas Summit, where we speak with Moataz Eldib from Schaeffler. Eldib details Schaeffler’s expertise in bearings and motion control and how these skills have helped them in the H2­­ sector. Learn about their innovations in manufacturing bipolar plates for fuel cells and electrolyzers, strategic acquisitions, and commitment to green steel. Eldib also discusses Schaeffler’s approach to scaling H2 technology to meet market demands and support global decarbonization goals.

    • 15 min
    Powering the Future: The Role of Fuel Cell Technology and PEM Electrolyzers in Hydrogen Production

    Powering the Future: The Role of Fuel Cell Technology and PEM Electrolyzers in Hydrogen Production

    **Key Takeaway:** In-depth understanding of the state and potential of hydrogen technologies, especially PEM electrolyzers and fuel cells, in transitioning to sustainable energy.Host Tyler Campbell provides a comprehensive overview of the role of electrolyzers and fuel cells within the hydrogen sector, featuring insights from industry leaders at Accelera by Cummins. The episode takes place live from CERAWeek, a prominent energy conference.Tyler is joined by Dr. Andreas Lippert, VP and General Manager of Electrolyzers, and Allison Trueblood, General Manager of Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technologies at Accelera. The conversation begins with an introduction to Accelera, explaining its focus on the zero-emissions technology sector and its strategic acquisitions and joint ventures aimed at advancing decarbonization technologies.Allison discusses the development of Accelera’s fuel cell technologies, including the details of their growth and advancements from low-pressure fuel cells to their upcoming fourth generation of higher power cells. She explains how the fuel cells are integrated within broader vehicle systems to enhance efficiency and performance.Andreas describes the technological specifics of electrolyzers, focusing on proton exchange membrane (PEM) technology and its advantages for integrating with renewable energy sources due to its rapid response times and compact size.Throughout the episode, both guests discuss the commercial applications of their technologies, particularly in heavy-duty transportation and industrial sectors, emphasizing the importance of hydrogen as a diverse tool for energy transfer and storage. The dialogue also covers the market dynamics affecting the adoption of hydrogen technologies, such as infrastructure development, regulatory incentives, and the total cost of ownership.To conclude, the episode engages a broader discourse on how the hydrogen industry can play a crucial role in global decarbonization efforts, with a particular emphasis on the "hard to abate" sectors. Andreas and Allison outline the strategic directions of Accelera by Cummins, highlighting their commitment to innovation and partnership within the hydrogen and broader zero-emission technology spaces.By the end of the podcast, listeners gain a clear understanding of the current state and exciting future of hydrogen technologies, particularly within the realm of PEM electrolyzers and fuel cells, and the critical role these technologies play in the transition to sustainable energy systems.**Episode Highlights:*** Introduction to Accelera, focusing on zero-emissions technology and strategic moves for advancing decarbonization.* Discussion on the evolution of Accelera's fuel cell technologies, transitioning from low-pressure to the fourth generation of high-power cells.* Allison Trueblood explains integration of fuel cells in vehicle systems to boost efficiency.* Andreas Lippert discusses PEM electrolyzer technology, emphasizing its compatibility with renewable energy sources due to quick response times and compactness.* Commercial uses of these technologies in heavy-duty transportation and industrial sectors highlighted.* Market dynamics affecting hydrogen technology adoption, such as infrastructure, regulatory incentives, and cost considerations discussed.* Conclusion focuses on the hydrogen sector's role in global decarbonization, especially in hard-to-abate industries.* Strategic initiatives by Accelera outlined, focusing on innovation and partnerships in hydrogen and zero-emission technologies.

    • 18 min
    Exploring energy management, automation, digitization and its impact on the green H2 sector

    Exploring energy management, automation, digitization and its impact on the green H2 sector

    In this episode of H2TechTalk, we speak with Astrid Poupart-Lafarge from Schneider Electric at CERAWeek. Astrid discusses Schneider Electric's role in advancing green H2 innovation and sustainability. She highlights Schneider Electric's cutting-edge technology in energy management, automation, digitization and its impact on the green H2 sector. The conversation also covers their involvement in significant projects like the Mississippi Clean Hydrogen Hub with partner Hy Stor Energy.

    • 13 min
    Navigating green H2 innovations with Nora Han of ABB

    Navigating green H2 innovations with Nora Han of ABB

    In this episode of H2TechTalk, we sit down with Nora Han, global product group manager at ABB, fresh from the World Hydrogen North America 2024 conference. Nora shares her thoughts on the contrasting H2 strategies in North America and Europe. She explains ABB’s role in electrifying the H2 economy and underscores the critical importance of energy efficiency and safety in green H2 production. We also dive into the challenges and opportunities in scaling up green H2 solutions and the essential role of industry collaboration.

    • 23 min
    Highlights from World Hydrogen North America 2024

    Highlights from World Hydrogen North America 2024

    Tune in for a compilation of interviews and insights from World Hydrogen North America 2024 in Houston, Texas. This episode covers iridium-free catalysts from NanoGap, engineering, procurement and construction services from Samuel Engineering and producing H2 for less than a penny.

    • 17 min

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