Hydrogen and The Energy Transition

A four-week course for energy professionals on the technology and economics of hydrogen - a key component of the global clean energy transition.

  • 100% online
  • 3+ expert guest lectures
  • Capstone project
  • 4 weeks / 5 hours per week
  • Cutting-edge case studies
  • Financial aid available

Get to the bottom of the green hydrogen hype

  • 1

    Hydrogen for all energy professionals

    Hydrogen is the latest frontier in energy. This program is for everyone in oil & gas, utilities, renewables, project finance, and any other energy-related sector.

  • 2

    Expand your energy transition network

    Build relationships with global peers—top energy analysts, strategic planning wizards, parliamentarians defining energy transition policy, and more. This community is open to you forever and will keep growing with future cohorts.

  • 3

    Uncover real business opportunities

    Hydrogen is projected to be a trillion dollar opportunity, and this course can help you answer when and how YOUR organization should get into hydrogen. Create your action plan and leverage our community to start building on it now.

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#Energy tweeps, if you’re interested in H₂, do yourself a favour & take this short course. I took it last year, can strongly recommend it. Solid content, great array of global experts, mentors & peers.

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Simon Holmes à Court

Senior Advisor at Energy Transition Hub, Melbourne University

World-class instructors and guest lecturers

Shawn Drost

Founder, Diversified Hydrogen

Course Creator

Shawn is the CEO and co-founder of Diversified Hydrogen, California's first sustainability-focused utility-scale green hydrogen vendor and project developer. Previously, Shawn spent seven years as an educator and program designer at Hack Reactor, a coding bootcamp which he co-founded in 2012. He has designed educational programs for a diverse range of audiences including Fortune 500 employees, the general public, and even inmates at San Quentin prison.

Ye (Agnes) Li

Senior Associate, Rocky Mountain Institute

Content Lead

Agnes is a senior associate at Rocky Mountain Institute, China office. She leads the green hydrogen-led work to promote decarbonization in China, especially for steel, chemical, and other heavy industries. She is one of the main authors of 'China 2050: A Fully Developed Rich Zero-Carbon Economy' report. Agnes holds a Masters in Environment Policy and Planning (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) and a Bachelors in Economics (Peking University).

Liz Penny

Expert Educator and Program Manager, ex-Hack Reactor

Course Facilitator

Liz specializes in launching and maturing innovative program concepts in education, engineering, and the environment. She brings twenty years of experience leading local and national non-profits through the Rising Sun Energy Center, the YMCA, and The Last Mile, and pioneered remote-learning and program quality strategies at Hack Reactor Software Engineering Bootcamp. Having served thousands of students, families, and communities, she's delighted to lend her skills to supporting a robust hydrogen economy.

Our cohorts have had guest lecturers such as:

Gniewomir Flis

Senior Advisor Hydrogen, Agora Energiewende

Dr. Joseph Pratt

Founding Partner at H2 Advisors, CEO & CTO at Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine

Eiji Ohira

Director, NEDO Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Group, Japan

Matthew Klippenstein

Consultant, Electron Communications

Exceptional peers & alumni

Join a supportive network of energy professionals in strategic planning and project finance, hydrogen entrepreneurs, policymakers from several nations, analysts, and more - from across the world.

The program breakdown

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Personalized and expert instruction

Field expertise and experience is core to our world-class instructor team... and they are also trained in online teaching and facilitation. Think of them as your personal coaches as you navigate your journey into green hydrogen.

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    Discussion Groups

    Once a week, you will meet with your instructor in live, small-group sessions for:

    • Energetic discussions on the topics like true GHG impact of green vs blue hydrogen
    • Presentations by you and your fellow learners
    • Debates on open questions like effects of geopolitics on the hydrogen industry
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    Real-world assignments

    You will engage in individual and group projects designed to:

    • Apply learnings to your company’s context and identify next steps for your organization
    • Develop your own thesis on hydrogen and identify future production and application opportunities
    • Build a network to help your company's decarbonization plan
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    Personal attention

    We track every fellow's progress closely and ensure people get the support they need:

    • Optional weekly 1-on-1 sessions with your instructor
    • Individual feedback on all assignments
    • Intensive peer support from your fellow learners

Pricing and expected commitment

Price

Hydrogen and The Energy Transition

/ 4 Weeks Merit/need-based financial aid

  • 4 week duration, with 5 hours of time commitment per week
  • Each class has fellows split into groups of 20-25 with extensive skills, background, and passion
  • 100% online, with instructors available via Zoom, Slack and email
  • 3+ expert live talks, also available for later viewing

Who is this program for?

Energy professionals from midstream and downstream oil & gas, utilities, energy finance, and project development backgrounds. Also entrepreneurs, policymakers, and others that want to use their skills to become a leader in the clean energy transition.

  • You are looking to upskill and stay current in the rapidly evolving energy transition
  • You have a background in related verticals—O&G, utilities, renewable energy, steel, ammonia, energy finance, etc.
  • You’re initiating or taking the lead on figuring out the role of hydrogen in your company
  • You have sufficient time (5 hours/week) to dedicate to the program
  • You are already are an expert in green hydrogen
  • You don’t have the time to commit to a deep dive right now (you can always apply for later cohorts)
Price

Hydrogen and The Energy Transition

/ 4 Weeks Merit/need-based financial aid

  • 4 week duration, with 5 hours of time commitment per week
  • Each class has fellows split into groups of 20-25 with extensive skills, background, and passion
  • 100% online, with instructors available via Zoom, Slack and email
  • 3+ expert live talks, also available for later viewing

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