Understanding Hydrogen: The Colors, Production Processes, and Opportunities for Decarbonization

October 30, 2023 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
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Clean hydrogen could play a vital role in decarbonizing the U.S. economy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Federal funding has increased in recent years for hydrogen technology, with Congress providing billions of dollars in spending for hydrogen projects, along with tax credits to subsidize clean hydrogen production.

Understanding hydrogen’s potential role in decarbonization means learning about types of hydrogen and their various production processes. Although hydrogen is invisible, it has various “color labels” assigned to it depending on how it is produced. Grey, blue, and green hydrogen are the most common, but there are also pink, black, brown, turquoise, and more.

Join the Environmental Law Institute and expert panelists for an in-depth discussion of the various types of hydrogen and their production processes. Which colors yield low carbon emissions? What are the latest production techniques? How effective do our experts predict hydrogen will be in decarbonizing hard-to-electrify sectors in the coming years? We will discuss these questions and many more.

Shailesh Sahay, Partner, Baker Botts, Moderator
Rick Beuttel, Vice President, Hydrogen Business, Bloom Energy
Pete Budden, Hydrogen Advocate, Climate & Clean Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
Beth Deane, Chief Legal Officer, Electric Hydrogen
Elina Teplinsky, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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