Alex Klaessig

S&P Global

Senior Director, Hydrogen and Renewable Gas Forum

Alex Klaessig is a Senior Director for the S&P Global Hydrogen and Renewable Gas Forum, based in Cambridge Massachusetts. Mr. Klaessig researches the technologies, economics and drivers of decarbonization. Mr. Klaessig first joined S&P Global as a power market analyst, focusing on emissions markets and environmental compliance. Prior to S&P Global, Mr. Klaessig was a consultant at Abt Associates, focusing economic modeling of proposed government rulemakings and supporting the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Compliance. Mr. Klaessig holds a BS in Physics from the University of Delaware and an MPP in Energy Policy from American University.

Sessions With Alex Klaessig

Friday, 22 October

  • 03:00pm - 03:30pm (IST) / 22/oct/2021 09:30 am - 22/oct/2021 10:00 am

    Hydrogen's Role in India's Energy Mix?


    The Indian government is showing an increasing focus to create conditions for the launch of the hydrogen economy in India. In his recent Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the setting up of the National Hydrogen Mission and said that India would be a global hub for hydrogen production and export. What are the critical elements of building a hydrogen economy in India? What will be the competitive landscape of the new hydrogen economy? What role will the current oil and gas companies play in scaling up and achieving economies of scale? What barriers need to be overcome to implement the Make in India approach to the idea of a hydrogen economy? How can the Indian hydrogen economy be designed competitively, to fulfil the vision of a Global Hub for hydrogen production and export?