Navigating the Gridlock: Permitting, Regulations, and Standards for Green Hydrogen Projects and Grid Connections

Time: 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Date: 2024/02/29


  • Addressing the scarcity and challenges of obtaining grid connections, with a focus on the ten-year delays faced by an industry bursting with renewable projects.
  • Navigating the intricate landscape of obtaining permits for green hydrogen projects, from site selection to environmental assessments, and the intricacies that can delay or derail initiatives.
  • Delving into the lengthy bureaucratic processes in the US for energy connections, especially the complexities of navigating state and local government regulations for transmission lines.
  • Exploring the logistics, feasibility, and implications of onsite hydrogen generation versus centralized production, considering factors like cost, efficiency, and scalability.


  • Lee Ann Bryan Analyst, Energy & Environment - International Technology and Trade Associates


  • Cam LeHoullier Manager, Energy Research and Development - Tacoma Power

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