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Future Focused
Webinar Series

A conversation series with thought leaders around ideas and trends shaping energy systems transitions

Join us for Future Focused by GTI Energy, a complimentary webinar series to explore the market ahead with leading energy experts. Don't miss these thought-provoking discussions and perspectives on pathways to low-carbon, low-cost energy!

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Accelerating Decarbonization Through Collaboration and Innovation

June 11, 2024 | 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. CT

Collaborative platforms focused on innovation and investment in low-carbon energy solutions are more critical than ever.

Join us for a conversation with Paula Gant, GTI Energy's President and CEO, and and Johanna Schmidtke, Managing Partner for Rev Innovations, to explore how collaboration and innovation can help de-risk and progress solutions to proven scale. They will discuss key trends, opportunities, and challenges in shaping future energy systems with a focus on scaling low-carbon molecules and products, enabling the transition of existing infrastructure, increasing resource efficiency, and evolving environmental services.

Rev Innovations, GTI Energy’s newest affiliated innovation firm, aims to support innovative startups and companies not only to scale new technologies, but also to move solutions to market through services and assets. The discussion will highlight how GTI Energy and Rev seek to invest in our partners, colleagues, and communities by supporting solutions for a low-carbon future in the gases, liquids, and infrastructure sectors.

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Designs for Net Zero Energy Systems

April 26, 2024 | 1:00 – 2:00 pm CT

The U.S. and more than 90 other countries have committed to reaching economy-wide, net-zero emissions over the coming decades. To meet these commitments, we need an informed view of the design of net-zero energy systems. What pathways and technologies might be deployed? How would these systems be integrated? What infrastructure and investments are needed?

This Future Focused webinar brings together five leading experts who have thought deeply about these questions in the context of U.S. economy-wide decarbonization. In this panel session, Derek Wissmiller (GTI Energy) will host thought leaders Eric Larson (Princeton University), Dr. Geoffrey J. Blanford (EPRI), Lindsey Walter (Third Way), Michael Blackhurst (Carnegie Mellon University), and  Ryan Jones (Evolved Energy Research) in a dialogue on the design of net-zero energy systems. This conversation will draw upon insights from the five studies examined in the Meta NZ report—studies led by each of the five panelists—highlighting the common approaches and range of possibilities.

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Exploring the Evolving Landscape of EPA Methane Emissions Reporting

April 22, 2024 | 10 – 10:45 am CT

Driven by advancements in methane emission measurement technology and the oil and gas industry’s growing understanding of how to measure these emissions, regulations for reporting methane emissions are rapidly evolving. As a part of the Inflation Reduction Act’s Methane Emissions Reduction Program, the U.S. EPA has proposed highly anticipated revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) to ensure that reporting is based on verifiable, real-world empirical data and provides a more accurate picture of the oil and gas industry's total methane emissions.

This Earth Day, join GTI Energy’s Erin Blanton and Srijana Rai along with the U.S. EPA’s Sharyn Lie, for a Future Focused webinar to learn about forthcoming EPA regulatory updates and how GTI Energy’s Veritas protocols can help operators comply with the new regulations and reduce their methane emissions.

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Global Collaboration for Enabling Large-Scale Underground Hydrogen Storage

April 15, 2024 | 10 – 10:45 am CT

As the world strives for a clean and affordable energy future, hydrogen emerges as a fuel brimming with potential. Beyond its use as a clean fuel, hydrogen's true value lies in its ability to store energy from renewable sources like solar and wind through underground hydrogen storage (UHS). Similar to how natural gas is currently stored underground, large-scale UHS will be crucial for maintaining a secure and cost-effective energy supply in the years to come.

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s Hydrogen Technology Collaboration Programme’s (TCP) Task 42, UHS is a viable technology, but many steps need to be taken before it is ready to upscale and commercialize. Strong cross-sector collaboration is necessary to accelerate the secure and stable implementation of UHS.

Join GTI Energy’s Shadi Salahshoor, Ph.D. as she speaks with Serge van Gessel and Hadi Hajibeygi, IEA’s TCP Task-42 technical leads, for a Future Focused session on April 15, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. CT to learn more about current efforts to demonstrate the viability of UHS, and ways the hydrogen TCP aims to accelerate its implementation.

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Veritas and OGMP 2.0: Tools for Real-World Methane Reduction

March 12, 2024 | 10 – 10:45 am CT

Global methane commitments are rising, and so is the pressure to act. According to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), in 2021 the global oil and gas industry lost $19 billion worth of natural gas due to methane emissions. These emissions have a greater impact on global warming than all gas-powered passenger vehicles combined.

In response to this critical challenge, initiatives like GTI Energy’s Veritas and UNEP’s OGMP 2.0 have emerged as essential tools to empower companies to take decisive action on methane emissions. Recognizing the urgency, Veritas and OGMP 2.0 will unveil a groundbreaking joint methodology in February 2024. This methodology will offer industry players a comprehensive roadmap to meet OGMP 2.0 requirements using Veritas protocols.

Join GTI Energy’s Amanda Harmon and UNEP’s Giulia Ferrini and Tania Meixus Fernandez, on March 12 at 10 a.m. CT, to explore the significance of the new Veritas and OGMP 2.0 joint methodology and the imperative for ambitious and swift methane emissions reductions in this decade.

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Navigating Global Hydrogen Markets

January 23, 2024  |  10 – 10:45 am CT

Hydrogen is poised to play a pivotal role in the world's transition to a clean energy future. With its potential to decarbonize hard-to-abate sectors and provide durable energy storage, it is attracting unprecedented interest from governments, businesses, and investors worldwide.

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s Global Hydrogen Review 2023, the number of announced projects for low-emission hydrogen production is rapidly expanding. Hydrogen demand reached a historical high in 2022, but it remains concentrated in traditional applications, suggesting that there is significant potential for growth in new applications such as heavy industry, transportation, or power generation. IEA is calling for bolder action to stimulate demand for low-emissions hydrogen, both in existing and new applications, to achieve climate ambitions.

Join GTI Energy’s Kristine Wiley and IEA’s José Miguel Bermúdez Menéndez for a Future Focused session on January 23, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. CT to help you navigate this rapidly evolving landscape. They will discuss the key takeaways from the report and share expert insight on the latest trends and developments in the global hydrogen market.

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Economy-Wide Modeling of Net-Zero Scenarios

June 29, 2023  |  10 – 10:45 am CT

Economy-wide, net-zero analyses are providing an informed view of the potential designs for net-zero energy systems. These data-driven modeling approaches look across all sectors, all segments of the energy system, and a wide array of technologies and energy carriers. Leveraging economic optimization to balance energy supply and demand, these models shine light on potential pathways for reaching net-zero emissions across our economies.

Join GTI Energy’s Derek Wissmiller, Director of Strategic Analytics, as he speaks with Ben Haley, Co-Founder of Evolved Energy Research, to learn more about economy-wide, net-zero modeling approaches, and the illuminating insights they are generating.

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The Outlook for Hydrogen in an Evolving Energy Landscape

February 3, 2023  |  10 – 10:45 am CST

Hydrogen has great potential to play a major role in meeting international energy and climate goals. The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) Global Hydrogen Review 2022 provides data on hydrogen’s worldwide status and future prospects.

IEA Energy Technology Analyst José Miguel Bermúdez Menéndez will share his perspective on hydrogen’s progress in infrastructure development, trade, policy, regulation, investments and innovation over the past year. GTI Energy’s Kristine Wiley, Vice President, Hydrogen Technology Center, will guide the discussion.

Join us along with other decisionmakers to get expert insight on the market to fine-tune strategies to create demand, attract investment, and facilitate deployment of hydrogen technologies.


Links Referenced in the Session

IEA Global Hydrogen Review 2022

IEA Energy Technology Perspectives 2023

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