California Transit Association

Events

Fuel Cell Technology – a Four-Part Series

The California Transit Association and the California Hydrogen Business Council co-hosted a four-part webinar series addressing the potential of fuel cell electric bus (FCEB) technology to meet the requirements of the Air Resources Board's Innovative Clean Transit regulation. Review materials from each webinar in the series below.


Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Electric Transit 101

Held June 6, 2019, the first webinar in the series provided an introduction to the technology, discussed its benefits in meeting zero-emission requirements, and addressed safety questions and considerations. The program was moderated by California Transit Association Legislative & Regulatory Advocate Michael Pimentel. Featured presenters included Emanuel Wagner, Deputy Director of the California Hydrogen Business Council; Tim Sasseen, Business Development Manager with Ballard Power Systems; and Rudy LeFlore, Chief Performance Consultant with SunLine Transit Agency.

Watch the entire program, or download a PDF version of the presentation file from the program via the link below.

•  Presentation file in PDF format


Fuel Cell Electric Bus Technology: Technical Capabilities and Experience

Held June 13, 2019, the second webinar in the series covered key metrics and considerations (performance, range, fuel consumption and overall experience), as well as safety considerations and training needs. The program was moderated by California Transit Association Legislative & Regulatory Advocate Michael Pimentel. Featured presenters included Emanuel Wagner, Deputy Director of the California Hydrogen Business Council; David Warren, Director of Sustainable Transportation for New Flyer of America; Leslie Eudy, Senior Project Leader with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Salvador Llamas, Chief Operating Officer with the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit); and Chris Peeples, a member of the AC Transit Board of Directors.

Watch the entire program, or download a PDF version of the presentation file from the program via the link below.

•  Presentation file in PDF format


Hydrogen Infrastructure: Scalability and Technical Considerations

Held June 20, 2019, the third webinar in the series covered key metrics and considerations (scalability, cost, fuel and footprint), as well as additional safety considerations. The program was moderated by California Transit Association Communications Director Jeff Wagner. Featured presenters included Peter Thompson, Project Coordinator with the California Hydrogen Business Council; Al Cioffi, Business Development Advisor for Plug Power; Steve Szymanski, Director of Business Development for Nel Hydrogen; and Joe Callaway, Director of Capital Projects for the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District.

Watch the entire program, or download a PDF version of the presentation file from the program via the link below.

•  Presentation file in PDF format


Fund the Fleet:
Funding Mechanisms to Assist and Accelerate ZEB Deployment

Held July 11, 2019, the fourth installment of the series addressed the transit agency perspective and funding opportunities through both state and federal programs.

Watch the entire program, or download a PDF version of the presentation file from the program via the link below.

•  Presentation file in PDF format