Path towards Carbon Neutrality: The Future of Hydrogen

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Path towards Carbon Neutrality: The Future of Hydrogen

What is the hydrogen's potential in the path towards carbon net-zero? How to develop a hydrogen economy in U.S. and China?

By US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC) 美中绿色能源促进会

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Friday, March 26, 2021 · 4 - 6pm PDT



About this event

The world has committed to achieve carbon neutrality in the middle of this century, the time is right to tap into hydrogen’s potential to enable it to play an essential role in the path towards carbon net zero. Hydrogen can help tackle various critical energy challenges. It offers ways to decarbonize a range of sectors – including transportation, chemicals, and iron and steel – where it is proving difficult to meaningfully reduce emissions. It can also help to store and transfer energy and strengthen energy security.

US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC) is excited to invite distinguished speakers from the government, the energy industry, and international societies to share their insights and vision on the future of hydrogen economy in U.S and China.


William A. Zobel

Executive Director – California Hydrogen Business Council

The California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) is the leading advocate for the hydrogen and fuel cell industry in Sacramento. CHBC is membership based trade association that represents a wide array of organizations in the industry, including: Auto Manufacturers, Bus and Heavy Duty Vehicle Manufacturers, Components, Fuel Cells, Electrolyzers, Tanks and Storage, Utility Companies, Government Agencies, Non-Profits, Education Institutions.

Ben De Alba

Advisor and Representative of California Energy Commissioner Patty Monahan

California has been playing in a leading role on developing clean transportation and hydrogen infrastructures in USA. Commissioner Monahan and her office are leading the work on clean transportation including FCEVs (Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles), hydrogen fueling stations and many other things.

Dr. Jihong Cheng

General Manager of NICE America Research Inc.

NICE (National Institute of Clean and low-carbon Energy) America Research, Inc. is the U.S. branch company of China Energy Group. China is now leading the hydrogen production in the world and China Energy Group ranks first in annual hydrogen output. NICE has and continues to invest in advanced R&D projects on hydrogen technology.

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