As the market expands for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) so does the need for comprehensive hydrogen fueling infrastructure. Join Forth and the Renewable Hydrogen Alliance in the discussion of demonstration projects that highlight renewable hydrogen transportation and infrastructure in real-world conditions.
Utilities, vehicle manufactures, and clean energy advocacy groups are among many that are developing and implementing strategies, initiatives, and programs to increase the availability and equitable access to renewable hydrogen infrastructure and FCEVs.
Our panelist will highlight the development of hydrogen infrastructure networks around the nation.
Jeanette Shaw, Senior Director of Policy, Forth
Jeanette serves as Forth’s Senior Director of Policy and develops transportation electrification and e-mobility legislative and regulatory policies. Jeanette holds an Executive MBA from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Amy Ryan, Senior Engineer in the Fuel Cell Development Department, Toyota Motor North America Research and Development
Amy Ryan is a Senior Engineer in the Fuel Cell Development Department of Toyota Motor North America Research and Development specializing in high-pressure hydrogen systems and associated standards and regulations for both light and heavy-duty applications. Amy joined R&D from Toyota’s sales and marketing business unit, where she held several roles in product and strategic planning. Prior to Toyota, Amy was a senior consultant at KPMG LLP and test engineer for TRW (now Northrop Grumman Space Technologies) in Redondo Beach, CA. Amy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA and an MBA in Marketing Strategy from the University of Southern California.
Evan Ramsey, Senior Director of Renewable Programs, Bonneville Environmental Foundation
Evan is a specialist in renewable energy systems and leads the project development and management activities for the Renewable Energy Group, which advances renewables in the Northwest with innovative and creative solutions. Evan has managed hundreds of small scale renewable projects and over 10-Megawatts of large commercial projects. Evan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Nature and Culture from the University of California at Davis. In addition to his schooling at UC Davis he has studied abroad in Chile, completed a Himalayan Ecology Field Study, and spent many years leading work in the backcountry of Kings Canyon National Park.
Jaimie Levin, Senior Program Manager and Director of West Coast Office, Center for Transportation and the Environment
Jaimie Levin is responsible for business development and project management oversight. He interacts with federal and state legislators and public officials, advocating on behalf of zero-emission transportation technologies. Prior to joining CTE, Jaimie was the Director of Environmental Technology at AC Transit, where he was responsible for the Bay Area’s fuel cell electric bus (FCEB) demonstration program (ZEBA – Zero Emission Bay Area), where he raised over $88 million in grants to support the program. Jaimie has more than 26 years of experience working for large public transit agencies, and 20 years of experience developing and managing FCEB and hydrogen infrastructure projects.
Ken Dragoon, Executive Director, Renewable Hydrogen Alliance
Ken was the founding inspiration for RHA, and provides management services through his consulting firm- Flink Energy Consulting. He has thirty-five years of experience in the electric power industry, focusing on the interactions between variable renewable resources and the electric grid. He began his career in hydro power planning and modeling, and transitioned to managing other renewable resources in 2003. In his long career, Ken has previously worked for: Ecofys, NW Power and Conservation Council, Renewable Northwest, PacifiCorp, Bonneville Power Administration, Schlumberger Well Services. He authored Valuing Wind Generation on Integrated Power Systems (2010) and holds an MS in physics from the University of New Hampshire.