DOE Announces Webinars on Hydrogen-Compatible Materials, the Distributed Wind Power Market, and More

August 08, 2013

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.

Upcoming Webinars

August 13: Hydrogen Compatibility of Materials

Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Fuel Cell Technologies Office

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Hydrogen Compatibility of Materials" on Tuesday, August 13, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The webinar will describe hydrogen embrittlement and its impact on hydrogen distribution and storage. In particular, the webinar will examine the challenges and existing guidance for selecting structural materials for hydrogen service. During the webinar, speakers from the Energy Department's Sandia National Laboratory will review the "Technical Reference for Hydrogen Compatibility of Materials," an important tool for identifying promising materials for hydrogen service and summarizing hydrogen compatibility data, as well as discovering gaps in available materials data and standards for qualifying materials for hydrogen service.

Register to attend the webinar.

August 21: Live Webinar on 2012 Distributed Wind Market Report

Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Wind and Water Power Technologies Program

The Energy Department will present a live webcast titled "2012 Market Report on U.S. Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications" on Wednesday, August 21, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Alice Orrell, energy analyst at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Heather Rhoads-Weaver, principal consultant at eFormative Options, will provide a detailed overview of the Energy Department's 2012 Market Report on Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications. Jennifer Jenkins of the Distributed Wind Energy Association will provide an industry-focused update, reflecting on current market conditions and trends.

No registration is required. Join the event here.

August 22: Live Webinar on the Street and Parking Facility Lighting Retrofit Financial Analysis Tool

Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Federal Energy Management Program and Better Buildings Alliance

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Using the Street and Parking Facility Lighting Retrofit Financial Analysis Tool" on Thursday, August 22, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The webinar will show how property owners, city and other government agencies, utilities, and energy efficiency organizations can use the tool to compute annualized energy and energy-cost savings, maintenance savings, greenhouse gas reductions, net present value, and simple payback associated with potential lighting upgrades.

Register to attend the webinar.

Past Webinars

July 24: Live Webcast on DOE Analysis Related to H2USA

Webinar Sponsor: EERE's Fuel Cell Technologies Office

The Energy Department presented a webcast titled "DOE Analysis Related to H2USA" on Wednesday, July 24. The webinar provides an informational briefing on models, tools, and various analyses relevant to H2USA, new public private partnership focused on advancing hydrogen infrastructure to support more transportation energy options for U.S. consumers, including fuel cell electric vehicles. This new partnership brings together automakers, government agencies, gas suppliers, and the hydrogen and fuel cell industries to coordinate research and identify cost-effective solutions to deploy infrastructure that can deliver affordable, clean hydrogen fuel in the United States.

View the past webinar.

July 9: Webinar on a New Energy Zones Mapping Tool for the Eastern Interconnection

Webinar Sponsor: Argonne National Laboratory

The Energy Department presented a live webcast titled "New Energy Zones Mapping Tool for the Eastern Interconnection" on Tuesday, July 9. This webcast demonstrates the EISPC Energy Zones Mapping Tool, a web-based decision support system used to locate areas with high suitability for clean power generation in the U.S. portion of the Eastern Interconnection, which has been developed for the Eastern Interconnection States Planning Council (EISPC) by Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The tool includes nine clean (low- or no-carbon) energy resource categories and 29 types of clean energy technologies.

View the past webinar.

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