“Fuel Cells: Putting Hydrogen on the Highway” Webinar to be Held in the ASME Energy Forum

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 – A webinar on fuel cell vehicles, in which three experts in the field will discuss the current status of fuel cell vehicle technology development as well as the progress in building the hydrogen energy infrastructure and stations to support refueling and other needs, will take place on Sept. 26, 2013, on the ASME Energy Forum.

The webinar, titled Fuel Cells: Putting Hydrogen on the Highway, is the fifth in a yearlong multi-media series in the ASME Energy Forum, which explores renewable and alternative energy sources and their related technologies.  Free registration is available at go.asme.org/EnergyForum.

The moderated webinar, beginning at 2:00 p.m., will be a one-hour information exchange in which the speakers – Matt McClory of Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing, North America, Inc.; Larry Moulthrop of Proton OnSite, and Bill Elrick of the California Fuel Cell Partnership – will review the progress of fuel cell vehicle development.  The webinar will also focus on the efforts to create the hydrogen energy infrastructure, including vehicle fueling stations and other systems, which are vital for the wide-scale commercialization of fuel cell transportation.

In addition to webinars, the ASME Energy Forum encompasses other forms of media: podcasts, videos, tutorials and articles.  Leaders in the energy field offer insights on topics ranging from hydrokinetics to solar power.  The next webinar topic scheduled for this year will examine hydraulic fracturing.

“The ASME Energy Forum brings together thought leaders to offer perspective on emerging technologies that are shaping energy markets in the 21st century,” said Thomas Loughlin, executive director of ASME.  “As demonstrated by recent webinars, there’s never been a more exciting time to be an engineer.”

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