PtX.e-learning

This course provides in-depth knowledge on sustainability considerations for Power-to-X technologies. You will learn about climate change and how PtX technologies can be implemented sustainably with the help of the Environmental, Economic, Social and Governance Framework (EESG).

  • Duration: 2,5 h 
  • Author: International PtX Hub
  • Date of publication: 05/2024

This course provides an in-depth immersion into the principles and practical aspects of PtX. The course is based on the onsite training. An updated version will be published mid 2024.

  • Duration: 7 h 
  • Author: International PtX Hub
  • Date of publication: 06/2023

The PtX Hub contributed to the development of an e-learning course on PtX by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The course was financed in the scope of the Kopernikus projects by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The course is available in English and German.

  • Duration: 2h
  • Author: WWF Academy
  • Date of publication: 11/2022
PtX certification

Green Hydrogen & PtX.Certification

This 1,5 hrs self-paced course provides an introduction to the topic of sustainability certification, standards, guidelines for PtX products.  The content gives insights into aspects of an extensive training module by International PtX Hub.

  • Duration: approx. 1,5 hrs
  • Author: International PtX Hub
  • Date of publication: coming soon (06/2024) 

Online Content for Self-paced Learning

As a knowledge platform, the PtX.e-learning offers a curated selection of videos and other learning resources recommended to dive into! Know other insightful content? Let us know! 

For studies, tools, event recordings, videos, and graphics by the International PtX Hub, check out our Knowledge Base.

Basics on Power-to-X

Basic processes of PtX stressing the importance of sustainability criteria for a just transition.

  • Format: Animated Video 
  • Duration: 4:00 min 
  • Author: International PtX Hub
  • Date of publication: 2021
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Dynamic explanation naming relevant keywords and possible products of PtX. More on PtG, PtH and PtL on the YouTube channel.

  • Format: Animated Video
  • Duration: 0:46 min 
  • Author: Schneider GmbH
  • Date of publication: 2022

The PtX Hub explains: What is the role of Power-to-X and green hydrogen to reach climate neutrality by 2050? What can first countries do now to participate in the market ramp up?

  • Format: Video
  • Duration: 3:35 min 
  • Author: International PtX Hub
  • Date of publication: 2023

Deep Dive: Sustainability

Science journalist Carolin Riethmüller interviews Jaime Benavides, Lutfi Al-Sharif, and Nangula Uaandja on the prospects for promoting a sustainable and just hydrogen and Power-to-X economy in Colombia, Jordan, and Namibia.

  • Format: Video
  • Duration: 10 min 
  • Author: PtX Hub
  • Date of publication: 2023

Sustainability Expert Heino von Meyer outlines the EESG framework for a sustainable PtX ramp up. The video is part of a comprehensive E-learning course by WWF linked above.

  • Format: Video
  • Duration: 9 min 
  • Author: WWF
  • Date of publication: 2022

GIZ Podcast Episode with experts from GIZ South Africa and the German Institute of Development and Sustainability.

  • Format: Podcast
  • Duration: 50 min 
  • Author: GIZ GmbH
  • Date of publication: 2022

Podcast with Senior Consultant Dr. Oldenburg from Apricum on Levelized Cost of Hydrogen,  electrolysers market analysis and prospectives 

  • Format: Podcast
  • Duration: 22 min 
  • Author: The Smarter EPodcast GmbH
  • Date of publication: 2022

Deep Dive: Aviation

Get to know how PtX Hub partner project ProQR promotes the concept of PtL for remote airport to defossilise transport in Brazil. Dive Deep on their YouTubeChannel.

  • Format: Video
  • Duration: 4:45 min 
  • Author: GIZ Brazil/ProQR
  • Date of publication: 2022
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11 mini classes by GIZ project ProQR with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) which previews the extensive teaching material “Alternative Fuels for Aviation in Brazil”.

  • Format: Videos
  • Duration: 3,5 hours
  • Author: ProQR / DLR
  • Date of publication: 2021

Ongoing webinar series with comprehensive training content on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), including SAF-related topics from sustainability to policy, economics and financing, certification, and logistics. ICAO holds the sessions on a monthly basis.

  • Format: Webinar recordings
  • Duration: 12 hours + monthly additions
  • Author: International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
  • Date of publication: 2022-ongoing

Video series of recorded presentations about CORSIA. The package is a guide to the design and implementation of the scheme. It is aimed at an audience interested in CORSIA but not fully familiar with the design and implementation features of the scheme. 

  • Format: Videos
  • Duration: 65 min
  • Author: International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
  • Date of publication: 2023

Deep Dive: Shipping

Training material which explores various alternative fuels and energy carriers for the maritime sector, including those that are commercially available as well as currently under development. 

  • Format: Work package
  • Duration: Up to 3,5 hours
  • Author: International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • Date of publication: 2021

Interview with Bryan Comer, Marine Programme Lead at The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), on shipping industry’s decarbonisation goals, the policy changes needed, and the future of sustainable shipping. 

  • Format: Video
  • Duration: 3 min
  • Author: Climate Now
  • Date of publication: 2022

Maria Gallucci, climate journalist speaks with Climate Now about why it is so hard to decarbonise the shipping sector, and the diversity of approaches that are being explored, with a focus on ammonia and wind-powered propulsion. 

  • Format: Podcast
  • Duration: 31:26
  • Author: Climate Now
  • Date of publication: 2022

Further Deep Dives

Boot Camp Lecture by PhD student from Humboldt University on PtX with special focus on Direct Air Capture (DAC).

  • Format: Video Lecture
  • Duration: 47 min
  • Author: Jonas Geisler at ChaosCommunicationCamp
  • Date of publication: 2019
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The film presents the case of Namibia and its potentials to invest in green hydrogen and PtX for sustainable development.

  • Format: Video Report
  • Duration: 13 min 
  • Author: Erneuerbare TV GmbH
  • Date of publication: 2022

In which transport segments PtX is considered to be a valuable option – aviation, shipping, cars? Click and learn! The video is part of a comprehensive E-learning course by WWF linked above.

  • Format: Video 
  • Duration: 5:30 min
  • Author: WWF
  • Date of publication: 2022

The energy intensive steel sector is a hard to abate industry to defossilise. PtX can help to pave the way. The video is part of a comprehensive E-learning course by WWF linked above.

  • Format: Video 
  • Duration: 4 min
  • Author: WWF
  • Date of publication: 2022

PtX technologies can provide non fossil, climate neutral inputs to the chemical industry. The video is part of a comprehensive E-learning course by WWF linked above.

  • Format: Video 
  • Duration: 6:40 min
  • Author: WWF
  • Date of publication: 2022

Listen to an executive introduction on PtX by Trainer Prof. Christoph Menke. Sonia Rueda from the PtX Hub outlines the opportunities for PtX in the chemical sector. The webinar was held in cooperation with International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3).

  • Format: Video Lecture
  • Duration: 120 min
  • Author: International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3)
  • Date of publication: 2023
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This web-based training on hydrogen laboratory safety  helps the learner understand the hazards of hydrogen and apply best practices for creating and maintaining safe labs and experiments.

  • Format: Web-based training 
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Author: American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE)

Portal with a variety of tools, calculators, best practices on the safety aspects of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. It targets people working with designing, approving or using hydrogen systems and facilities, as well as those responding to incidents.

  • Format: Website
  • Duration: n/a
  • Author: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Basics on Climate Change and Energy Transition

The GIZ E-learning platform atingi offers several trainings in the field of “Environment & Climate”. Soon, our PtX training will be released here. 

  • Format: Web Based Trainings
  • Author: GIZ GmbH

GIZ partners in India set up this learning platform focusing on the solar industry. Three online courses on Entrepreneurship in Solar Industry, Design Aspects of Solar PV System and Operation & Maintenance are available.

  • Format: Web Based Trainings
  • Author: GIZ GmbH
  • Date of publication: 2022

Comprehensive explanation on sector coupling by Energy Engineer and Science Communication Expert Joul. English and Portuguese Subtitles available.

  • Format: Explainer Video 
  • Duration: 6:40 min 
  • Author: Joul GmbH
  • Date of publication: 2018

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Ruth Barbosa
E-Learning

Ruth Barbosa

E-learning
Based in Frankfurt, Germany

I joined the PtX Hub in September 2022 to support the trainings team. Before, I worked for two and a half years with GIZ Brazil. In the partner project ProQR I got in touch with the exciting topic of Power-to-X and developed academia training measures for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF).

Holding a Master Degree in Educational Leadership from University of Duisburg-Essen, I bring along didactical expertise from the language and vocational training sectors. After living and working in Poland, Italy, Canada and Brazil, I am now based in Frankfurt and excited to continue my professional journey with the PtX Hub trainings.