WEBINAR | The Impact of Green Hydrogen on the Power System

Green hydrogen is playing a vital role in achieving deep decarbonization of the energy system. Experts from CESI, EnerNex, and encoord will explore green hydrogen’s implications for the power sector, including:

  • Its role: Hydrogen strategy in the U.S. + Experiences from the E.U. (including CESI’s study of Green Hydrogen in ‘hard-to-abate’ sectors in Italy)
  • Possible schemes for integration of green hydrogen
  • Modeling the impacts (and value) of hydrogen on the power system

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ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

Bruno Cova, Director of Advisory Services and Studies Unit, CESI
Bruno Cova has a MSc in Electrical Engineering. Since 1986 he has been working in Milan for CESI, a consultancy company focused on electrical system design, testing and certification. At present, he’s the director of Advisory Services and Studies Unit. He has extensive experience of transmission planning and feasibility studies relevant to power system interconnections and generation from renewable sources, notably in Europe, the southern and eastern Mediterranean region and some countries of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Recently, he led studies on green hydrogen and its impact on energy systems. Bruno Cova has been engaged for years in international associations such as CIGRE, IEEE and WEC (World Energy Council). In 2007 he received the CIGRE Technical Committee award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Study Committee C1 “System Development and Economics”. Since 2014, he’s been a CIGRE distinguished member and he’s currently the Italian officer at CIGRE Study Committee C1. He’s authored more than 70 papers presented at international and national conferences.

 

Steve Rupp, Director of Consulting Services, EnerNex
Steve is a highly experienced utility consulting professional with over 30 years of service in the electric utility industry. He is experienced in all facets of utility management and operations. He provides management consulting, strategic and technology planning, transmission and distribution planning, transmission interconnection management, engineering studies, design and analysis, organizational effectiveness, and infrastructure development consulting to the electric utility industry.

 

Carlo is the Co-Founder and CEO of encoord Inc. He is an expert in power system modeling and renewable integration, areas in which he has published several peer-reviewed articles. Before co-founding encoord, he worked as a senior research engineer at the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). His research focused on the impact of variable renewable energy on power system planning and operations and the interface between electricity and natural gas systems. He also led a research project on the potential impacts of climate change on power system planning and operations. While at NREL, he advised the Energy Ministry officials of Mexico and Peru on power system planning and renewable integration.
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