Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tour of Richmond Field Station UC Berkeley
/Toyota Hydrogen Fueling Facility

Presented by
Dr. Timothy Lipman
Co-Director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center
University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley,
Richmond Field Station,
Richmond, CA

11:00 AM Registration
11:30 AM Tour of Facility
12:30 PM Lunch



This tour will feature a 700-bar hydrogen fueling facility that supports hydrogen fuel cell vehicle research at UC Berkeley. The station was constructed in late 2010 through early 2011 and became operational in May 2011 as the first 700-bar hydrogen station in Northern California. The tour will include the method of hydrogen delivery ("tube trailer"), hydrogen compression system, pre-cooling, composite-vessel storage, the hydrogen dispensing unit, and safety systems and controls, as well as future plans for onsite renewable hydrogen production.


Timothy Lipman, PhD, is an energy and environmental technology, economics, and policy researcher with the University of California, Berkeley. He is serving as Co-Director for the campus’ Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC), based at the Institute of Transportation Studies and also is a Lecturer in the UC Berkeley Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Dr. Lipman’s research focuses on electric vehicles, fuel cell technology, combined heat and power systems, renewable energy, and electricity and hydrogen infrastructure. He completed a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Policy Analysis with the Graduate Group in Ecology at UC Davis (1999) and also holds an MS degree from UC Davis in Transportation Technology and Policy (1998) and a BA degree from Stanford University (1990). He is the incoming Chair of the Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies Committee of the National Academy of Science Transportation Research Board, a member of the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of Energy, and on the editorial board of the International Journal of Sustainable Engineering.

Presentation: Click here for a copy of the presentation.

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