18 - 19 April 2023, Altis Grand Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal


Christine Falken-Grosser

Head of Unit
German Federal Ministry for Energy and Climate
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Dr. Christine Falken-Grosser is heading the division for climate and energy cooperation with industrialized countries and hydrogen initiatives within the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action. Previously she headed the German Delegation to the Paris Club and worked in the field of foreign investment finance policies and with multilateral development banks. For four years Christine served as the Economic Counsellor in the Embassy of Germany in Bangkok, Thailand, where she supported German companies in their endeavours abroad and coordinated German bilateral industry, energy, climate and scientific cooperation with the Kingdom of Thailand. Before she went abroad, Christine took part in several bilateral trade negotiations, amongst others with Canada, Japan and Vietnam for services and investment issues. A former responsibility included also the negotiation of the 3rd trading period of the Emissions Trading Scheme in Brussels. Christine holds degrees in Economics and Business Studies and a doctorate in Public Finance, she was born in Leipzig and is married with two children

18 Apr
 - 09:45 BST (UTC +01:00)
Panel Discussion

With increasing amounts of green hydrogen projects being announced this session will address one of the biggest bottlenecks to deployment; securing renewable power sources and grid capacity. With less of both than will be required to support all planned projects we will cover:

  • The business models, and technical processes for deploying new renewables alongside hydrogen
  • Ways to accelerate the permitting process, and ensure your permit is accepted
  • A discussion of how green hydrogen projects can support the grid, providing resilience and reliability.