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A Model of Hydrogen Supply and Demand in Ontario to 2050

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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This is a virtual offering that runs from 12:00-1:00 PM EDT.


Change Energy has developed a supply-demand model as part of the Government of Ontario’s Hydrogen Strategy published in April of 2022.  The model provides the assessment of different growth scenarios for the Province so that pathways for the evolution of markets and infrastructures can be evaluated and developed.


The learning objectives for the webinar will be an understanding of the following:

  • Attendees will gain an understanding of Ontario’s potential for the evolution of markets for hydrogen
  • Development of various hydrogen production pathways
  • The model provides levelized costs of hydrogen and Green House Gas abatement, as well as capital costs, operating costs, and job creation associated with the scenarios under consideration


You may be eligible for 1 CPD hour.

Speaker Bio


Gordon Rymal (Ry) Smith, P.Eng.


As Partner/Owner of Change Energy Services Inc., Ry Smith brings over 30 years of comprehensive expertise in projects developing and implementing CNG, LNG, and H2 fuelling opportunities and solutions. With practical knowledge and experience garnered from over 150 High-Pressure Gas Vehicle refueling station projects around the world, he is familiar with all factors and requirements that come into play to provide value-driven alternative vehicle refueling and integrated energy networks. Mr. Smith was responsible for the design, engineering, and project management of many of the earliest NGV and H2 vehicle refueling stations, and is the recipient of NRCan’s Michael Grant Technology Award for advancements in CNG station design.  Ry’s experience also includes 5 years as the Director of the Federal/Provincial government “Hydrogen Village” demonstration Program.  Ry has developed detailed modeling tools for the techno-economic assessment of alternative fuel production, delivery, and end-use infrastructure ranging from the national scale down to individual stations.

Mr. Smith is Chair of CSA’s Transportation Strategic Steering Committee (Covering CSA’s suite of Codes and Standards for all alternative transportation fuels) and is also the Chair of the Technical Committee for Canada’s National Natural Gas Fuelling Stations Installation Code (CSA B108).  Ry is the recipient of the 2020 CSA Award of Merit.

He is also the Chair of the Board of the Ontario Hydrogen Association, the CHFCA regional affiliate in Ontario. Mr. Smith is a Professional Engineer in the Provinces of Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland.


March 28
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free – $129.00
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