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Will electric planes ever fly?

𝘒𝘯𝘰𝘸 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘊𝘩𝘦𝘯𝘯𝘢𝘪 𝘌𝘝 𝘐𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘞𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘱, 𝘔𝘢𝘺 27, 𝘋𝘓𝘍 𝘊𝘺𝘣𝘦𝘳𝘤𝘪𝘵𝘺, 10 𝘢𝘮 – 2 𝘱𝘮

Satya Chakravarthy of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras might want me to think about that title again.

Because he has been pioneering electric aviation in India through The ePlane Company, apart from pioneering many other efforts in aviation – AgniKul Cosmos, GalaxEye – and stuff outside of aviation too – Aerostrovilos Energy, Avishkar Hyperloop, TuTr Hyperloop.

But flying electric planes is still in its infancy. Many wonder if commercial aviation can ever fly on battery electric propulsion – fundamentals seem to be against this. Hydrogen-based perhaps – hydrogen in the current aircraft engines? Or in fuel cells? Or should we just use liquid biofuels (sustainable aviation fuels as they are called) as a drop-in substitute to the currently used fuels?

You can see how complex things are. Or how exciting, if you are a researcher.

I have requested Satya Chakravarthy to spend some time demystifying electric / low carbon aviation during the Chennai EV Innovation workshop, May 17, DLF Cybercity. Organized by Chennai Climate Consortium

Those of you interested in knowing the future of low carbon aviation, be there to listen to his insights as well as to interact with the man himself.

𝐓𝐚𝐥𝐤 𝐭𝐨 𝐌𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐮 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 – 9952910083

Know more from the Chennai Climate Consortium portal – https://lnkd.in/gXRKCwjK

Be there at the EVNext workshop – Illumine-i corporate office, DLF Cybercity, Manapakkam.

Other experts at the workshop:

=> Nithish Sairam – EV charging & solar design

=> Pradeep Thangappan (Aerostrovilos Energy) – unique low carbon combustion innovation for automotives

=> Vishnu Rajeev (Speciale Invest) – deep tech investor

=> Abinesh Ekambaram (BLAER MOTORS PRIVATE LIMITED) – EV maker

=> Hiran V. (Breakthrough Energy ) – deep tech innovation research

=> Madhavan Nampoothiri – climate finance innovation

=> Prashant Kumar Srivastava oorja.energy

=> Deepak Mohan Ozone Motors

See my LinkedIn post on this topic

About Narasimhan Santhanam (Narsi)

Narsi, a Director at EAI, Co-founded one of India's first climate tech consulting firm in 2008.

Since then, he has assisted over 250 Indian and International firms, across many climate tech domain Solar, Bio-energy, Green hydrogen, E-Mobility, Green Chemicals.

Narsi works closely with senior and top management corporates and helps then devise strategy and go-to-market plans to benefit from the fast growing Indian Climate tech market.

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