Zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks, vans, buses, and cars are available now and hydrogen fuel stations are coming to Colorado.  Come and hear the details and how this technology can help decarbonize fleets without compromising performance or convenience.

Original airing date:   Jan 10, 2022

Watch recorded webinar:  Click here

Cost:  Free of charge

Co-Hosts:  Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory (energy research partnership between University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, and National Renewable Energy Lab), Drive Clean Colorado—a Clean Cities Coalition, Clean Cities Northern Colorado, Colorado Clean Industries Association (CCIA), and Colorado Hydrogen Network

Moderator: Brian DeBruine, Co-Founder and Director of Operations, Colorado Hydrogen Network


  • (Fuel cell electric trucks and vans)Tim Reeser, CEO and Co-Founder, Lightning eMotors 
  • (Hydrogen fuel stations) Patty Kelley, Chief Commercial Officer & General Counsel, New Day Hydrogen
  • (Fleet operator perspective on fuel cell EV’s) Skyler McKinley, Regional Director of Public Affairs, AAA


Brian DeBruine
Co-Founder and Director of Operations
Colorado Hydrogen Network

Brian DeBruine is a co-founder and the Director of the non-profit Colorado Hydrogen Network, the Chief Technology Officer for New Day Hydrogen, Chair of the Hydrogen Associations Working Group and producer of the HydrogenNowCast Podcast.  Prior to his hydrogen work, Brian held positions as an Electrical Engineer, Systems Engineer, and Business Development Manager with Honeywell Aerospace.


Tim Reeser
CEO and Co-Founder
Lightning eMotors

Tim Reeser is CEO and Co-Founder of Lightning eMotors, Loveland, CO. Lightning eMotors manufactures and sells zero emissions vehicles and powertrains and the associated technology solutions for fleet trucks and buses, including battery and fuel cell solutions for ambulances, shuttle buses, and motor coaches, telematics systems, analytics systems, and charging and energy solutions.  Lightning eMotors was founded in 2008 and is publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ZEV.  Prior to co-founding Lightning eMotors, Tim served as a Managing Partner at Aravaipa Ventures, Vice President of Colorado State University Ventures, and previously founded and operated multiple Cleantech, Software, and IT hardware companies.


Patricia Kelley
Chief Commercial Officer
New Day Hydrogen

Patricia “Patty” Kelley is the Chief Commercial Officer and General Counsel for New Day Hydrogen.  New Day Hydrogen is a hydrogen project developer who is financing and building hydrogen fuel stations, starting in Colorado.  Patricia is passionate about clean energy solutions and environmental policy.  After serving as a commercial litigator for many years, Patricia changed her focus to environmental policy, regulatory work, and lobbying. She founded Kelley Green Clover Consulting, LLC, which invests in clean energy solutions, and promotes sustainable products and regenerative agriculture.


Skyler McKinley
Regional Director of Public Affairs

Skyler McKinley is the Regional Director of Public Affairs for AAA – The Auto Club Group, where his primary work relates to future fuels, increasing mobility choice, and community engagement. He’s also the primary spokesman for AAA. A fourth-generation Coloradan, he serves on the board of directors of the Denver Press Club and is a regular contributor to Denver7, FOX31, and Denver Westword, among others.