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Hydrogen Economics and Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS)

Hydrogen is set to be the game changer in the 21st century for the global energy markets.
  • Overview

    Hydrogen is set to be the game changer in the 21st century for the global energy markets. This growth is driven by decarbonisation of energy-use, ammonia production and rising demand of fuel cell electric vehicles. Hydrogen as a fuel has outstanding energy carrying capacity and many application possibilities ranging from Petroleum refinery, Ammonia and Methanol production, Transportation and Power generation. Although the current petrochemical market segment will remain strongest in the near future, it is the transport and power sector which spurs the vision of a massive market take-off in the next decade. The ever-rising share of renewable energies require flexible and scalable storage solutions, which in turn offers many additional revenue streams beyond pure electricity sales. Adding to this the strong impetus towards decarbonisation of the transport sector from cars, trucks, trains to ships and even airplanes create the breed for an exciting and yet untapped market potential. This course aims to clarify and assess the hydrogen business case along

    Key Learning Outcomes

    • Understanding current hydrogen market status and recent developments
    • Major drivers and inhibitors influencing the growth of the market
    • Understanding and comparing various production technology processes
    • Challenges and solutions in transport, distribution and storage of hydrogen
    • Mapping the many petrochemical, energy and transport applications
    • Analyse business cases from around the world and understand their economics

    Who Should Attend

    • Project developers and Sponsors
    • OEM manufacturers, EPC contractors and O&M service providers
    • Oil & Gas upstream companies
    • Petrochemical and Process industry companies
    • Transport sector companies and port operators
    • IPPs, Utilities and Grid operators
    • Private Equity & Institutional Investors
    • Development finance institutions and Commercial lenders
    • Legal, Technical and Insurance Advisors
    • Government officials and Regulators
    • Corporate procurement and Contract managers
    • Business developers and Sales Managers



  • Day 1

    Hydrogen production processes

    • The hydrogen energy value chain from production, transport, storage and end usage
    • Production pathways and their current level of maturity
    • Understanding differences of green, blue, turquoise and grey hydrogen
    • Natural gas steam methane reformation and coal gasification
    • Carbon capture and storage and the relation to hydrogen
    • Hydrogen production via electrolysis
    • Renewable Hydrogen Technologies and Applications
    • Drivers of levelised cost of hydrogen production
    • Economics of Power-to-Hydrogen
    • Technology CAPEX, OPEX and performance
    • Hydrogen facility costs other than equipment costs
    • Future cost trends and roadmaps
    • Value to be captured from power-to-hydrogen applications

    Day 2

    Hydrogen transportation, distribution and storage

    • Transmission, distribution and storage elements of hydrogen value chain
    • Transport options for hydrogen
    • Overview and requirements of hydrogen storage options
    • Hydrogen compression and liquefaction
    • Hydrogen refuelling stations
    • Sector coupling - a united infrastructure for electricity and gas
    • Limits on hydrogen blending in natural gas networks
    • Feasibility of using existing transmission and distribution networks
    • Logistical challenges in transporting and storing hydrogen
    • Cost competitive hydrogen storage, transmission, distribution and reconversion
    • Operating constraints from value stacking
    • Developing additional revenue streams up and downstream

    Day 3

    Energy Applications

    • Increased power system flexibility delivering electrical grid services
    • Large scale renewable integration, grid constraints and hydrogen as a long-term energy storage
    • Industrial applications: Refineries, Steel, Chemical industry and light industry
    • Micro-CHP
    • Commercial and large scale CHP
    • Fuel cell system for re-electrification
    • Converting hydrogen to hydrogen-based fuels and feedstocks
    • Ammonia and methanol conversion

    Day 4

    Transport Applications

    • Passenger cars and light commercial vehicles
    • Implications of refueling speed on space requirements and investments
    • Heavy goods vehicles and Buses
    • Trains
    • Gas grid injection to de-risk mobility business cases
    • Maritime vessels
    • Assessing suitability for different shipping types
    • Operational and logistical barriers in ports
    • Aviation

    Business Cases & Outlook

    • Overview of potential primary markets & associated business cases
    • Competitive mapping of fuel and energy alternatives to hydrogen
    • Competing energy storage technologies and applications
    • Hydrogen as an enabler in the energy transition
    • Potential of clean hydrogen as a new commodity
    • Policy and Regulatory frameworks to foster growth
    • Hydrogen-penetration and investments scenarios
  • Our Tailored Learning Offering

    Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company’s exact requirements? If you’d like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company’s office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course and dramatically increase your ROI.

    If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

    We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We’ll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.

  • We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

    We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

    • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
    • Track record – 10/10 of the world’s largest banks have chosen us as there training provider and we have delivered training across the largest banks and have trained over 25,000 professionals.
    • Knowledge – our 100+ strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
    • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 25,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 99 countries.
    • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 4.2/5 on service and 4.7/5 on Coursecheck
This course can be run as an In-house or Tailored Learning programme



    Your tutor  is an independent financial advisor with some 18 years’ experience in the power & renewable sector. He started out his career in a leading North European Strategy Consultancy, where he made substantial contributions to build the energy practice within the firm. He developed and implemented innovative distributions concepts for utility clients to face the competitive challenges of the newly liberalized German electricity market.   In 2002, anticipating the tectonic shifts to arrive in the energy sector by renewables, he decided to set-up his own advisory boutique to serve exclusively the renewable energy sector. In the following years, he supported world leading Utilities, IPPs and Private Equity Investors, such as Iberdrola, AES, RWE, OMV, Englefield Capital and Hudson Clean Energy Partners to thoroughly assess international market opportunities and successfully assemble project portfolios across mature and emerging European renewable markets. Based on this work his clients were able to realize their investment strategy via the acquisition of local partners, greenfield and operating wind, solar, biomass, geothermal or hydro projects with pipelines of many thousands MW capacity.   He became a recommended speaker at leading international energy conferences on topics of market attractiveness and investment drivers for renewables. He formed part of the Working Group ‘Financing the Energy Turnaround’ in Frankfurt and was one of the first members of the European Technology Platform for Wind Energy, as well as of EWEA, ACORE, LAWEA, EUBIA, ESHA and EGEC.   Since ten years, he, focuses on the particular challenges of power projects in emerging markets, such as Bulgaria, Turkey, Egypt, Georgia, New Zealand, Taiwan, South Korea, Mexico, South Africa or Pakistan. He flags risks to international investors coming from regulatory environment, grid connection and competitors. Developers are supported to raise equity, mitigates risks via the creation of international project consortia and achieve project finance bankability with domestic and international lenders.   Since five years, he has successfully delivered energy finance training to hundreds of executives from more than 80 countries in plus 50 seminars in the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, Denmark, The Netherlands, UAE, the US, Chile, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Egypt, Georgia, Cote d’Ivoire, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Additionally he served as a lecturer in the Renewable Energy Finance Studies Program of the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.   Delegates come from leading financial institutions, industrial corporations and governments such as e.g. IFC, FMO, GIZ, IFU, Obviam, KfW, HBOR, European Investment Bank, UNDP, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, African Finance Corporation, JBIC, Industrial Development Corporation, Banco Santander, Enel, E.ON, Vattenfall, Endesa, Eskom, Total, Sumitomo, Gamesa, Siemens, Akka Enerji, Akzo Nobel, BP, Shell, Abengoa, Energomontaza, Mitsubishi, SgurrEnergy, PwC, Investec, RES, The Crown Estate, Coca-Cola, Procter&Gamble, Pacific Gas & Electric, Omrom, OFGEM, Munich Re, AES, Alstom, Schneider Electric, Aveng Group, Air Liquide, NEPRA, Saudi Aramco, King Saud University, Swicorp, Qatar Petroleum, K.A. CARE. Some of the topics delivered include Renewable Technologies & Economics, Independent Power Projects, Project Finance, Financial Analysis & Structuring, Risk Mitigation, Loan Term Sheets Elements, Power Purchase Agreements, EPC and O&M contracts, Resource Assessments, Government Tenders and Policy Incentives, Electricity Market Structures & Liberalization, Electricity Pricing, Project Transactions & Valuations, Innovative Renewable Business Models.  



This course is taught virtually online over 5 days. Course start time is Central European Standard Time, Spain (CET (GMT+01:00)