Low-Carbon Hydrogen Accelerator Kickoff: free online sessions, April 7

Low-Carbon Hydrogen

A useful learning and networking opportunity for anyone interested in clean energy: the Low-Carbon Hydrogen Accelerator Kickoff free online sessions on April 7. Here’s the description:

Join us on Thursday, April 7 to celebrate the kickoff of the Low-Carbon Hydrogen Accelerator, a first of its kind startup accelerator focused on advancing innovations that are key to enabling a low-carbon hydrogen economy in partnership with EPRI, Shell, the City of Houston, Greentown Labs and the Urban Future Lab at NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

Together with Greentown Labs and the NYU Urban Future Lab, EPRI and Shell recognize the need to accelerate the development and commercialization of low-carbon technologies required to enable economy-wide decarbonization. As leaders in the utilities and energy industries, respectively, with domain expertise, R&D facilities, and access to global customers, EPRI and Shell are uniquely positioned to lead this transformation in partnership with startups innovating at the cutting edge of low-carbon hydrogen.

The Low-Carbon Hydrogen Accelerator will provide startups a structured platform to explore partnership outcomes with EPRI and Shell. In the process, it will connect them with experts, resources, and programming that will help them achieve their commercial and technical milestones.


5:30 – 5:45pm CT: Welcome and Opening Remarks from Greentown Labs and Urban Future Lab

Juliana Garaizar, Head of Houston Incubator and VP of Innovation, Greentown Labs

Pat Sapinsley, Managing Director of Cleantech Initiatives, Urban Future Lab

5:45 – 6:40pm CT: Panel: Scaling Hydrogen Innovation Through Partnerships

Nina Birger, Vice President of Partnerships, Greentown Labs

Neva Espinoza, Vice President of Energy Supply and Low-Carbon Resources, EPRI

Eelco Gehring, U.S. Country Lead, Hydrogen Industry, Shell

Brett Perlman, CEO, Center for Houston’s Future, City of Houston

Moderated by David Wethe, Energy Reporter, Bloomberg

6:40 – 7:05pm CT: Lightning Pitches

7:05 – 7:15pm CT: Remarks from the City of Houston

To make the most of this and similar online events, be sure to read our article, How to leverage online industry events for your transition to a green job.

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