Green hydrogen

Understand the technologies, economics and market environments which are creating new business opportunities in green hydrogen.

2 days

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Members: £1,095 + VAT
Non-members: £1,350 + VAT
New for 2022

Europe is leading electrolyser capacity deployment, with 40% of global installed capacity, and is set to remain the largest market in the near term on the back of the ambitious hydrogen strategies of the European Union and the United Kingdom

- International Energy Agency (IEA), Global Hydrogen Review 2021

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Green hydrogen
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£1,095.00 £985.50 Plus vat
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£1,350.00 £1,215.00 Plus vat


Understand the technologies, economics and market environments which are creating new business opportunities in green hydrogen.

The UK, like more than twenty other countries has published a ‘hydrogen strategy’, with a clear focus on hydrogen production by low-carbon means and including ambitious targets through which to judge progress.

Green hydrogen, the production of hydrogen by using renewable electricity to split water (electrolysis), is regarded by many as the long-term lowest cost and cleanest method of clean hydrogen production.

This course will combine fundamental technology principles with up-to-date market intelligence and international examples, providing a clear picture of how and why electrolysis technologies are developing and where the most promising market applications for green hydrogen are emerging.

You will learn how the key competing technologies differ, which variables drive the cost of hydrogen production, and how different policy approaches and market conditions will determine pathways to market growth.

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at business-focused non-experts who want a solid, independent and wide-ranging understanding of the interconnected topics which determine the development of the green hydrogen sector.

They need to understand the basics of the technologies, explained in language accessible to engineers and non-engineers alike, and made relevant to market analytical and commercial roles such as in business development, finance and strategic planning.

As such, the course should be of particular interest to engineers who are involved in analysing the market opportunities arising from the hydrogen strategies and growth targets of the UK and other countries, or who are moving from another sector into a new, hydrogen-related role.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to…

  • Compare and contrast the different green hydrogen (electrolysis) technologies
  • Understand the other key components of a green hydrogen project
  • Identify the key trends in cost reduction and performance improvements
  • Evaluate the importance of different input and output assumptions on the costs of green hydrogen production
  • Understand how different operating strategies impact project economics
  • Identify who the most likely near and medium-term off-takers for green hydrogen will be
  • Understand what current and upcoming green hydrogen projects indicate about market trends
  • Evaluate the competitive environment for green hydrogen, including policy supports

Contributes 14 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Essentials of the electrolysis process and electrolyser systems
  • Current product examples (& how to read specification data sheets)
  • Balance of system: what makes a green hydrogen plant?
  • Inputs, outputs and key performance metrics
  • Capex and opex cost contributions and variability
  • Sustainability of materials & resources
  • Electricity supply (sources, costs, and variability)
  • A levelized cost model approach to green hydrogen production
  • Downstream and supply chain considerations
  • Examples of near-term and long-term projects
  • End-use market segments: which are the early applications for green hydrogen?
  • An honest assessment of the challenges and barriers facing the growth of green hydrogen
  • Policy, including targets, sustainability criteria and certification schemes

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: A, B and E

  1. Knowledge and understanding - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to optimize the application of existing and emerging technology’ For Incorporated Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist mechanical engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology’
  2. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’
  3. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Green hydrogen.

  • John Massey

    John Massey

    Dr John Massey is an internationally renowned energy communicator and business educator, focused on the interconnected decarbonisation topics of renewable power, energy storage, CCUS and hydrogen.

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