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Meet our Renewables Tutor: Dr. Amrit Chandan

Meet our Renewables Tutor: Dr. Amrit Chandan

Dr. Amrit Chandan, an accomplished entrepreneur and innovator in the field of sustainable energy, particularly hydrogen fuel cells and battery technology, is a force for positive change in the industry. With a PhD in Chemical Engineering, focusing on Fuel Cell Technology, Dr. Chandan has made significant strides in the world of sustainable energy solutions.

He co-founded Aceleron, a technology company that is at the forefront of sustainable and reusable battery solutions. Under his leadership, Aceleron has developed advanced circular economy lithium-ion batteries that can be serviced, maintained, and upgraded, setting a new standard in the industry. This innovative approach not only maximises resource efficiency but also drastically reduces battery waste and lifetime costs, showcasing Dr. Chandan's commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Dr. Chandan is well-recognised for his work, having been named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2017, receiving the Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation, and being appointed as a Safer End of Engineered Life Champion by the Royal Academy of Engineering. His vision of "Sustainability Powered Growth" has been a guiding principle in his approach to business and innovation. This philosophy speaks to his belief in the synergy between environmental responsibility and commercial success. He advocates for sustainable business models that not only benefit the environment but also deliver profitability and value to stakeholders. 

As a leading expert in hydrogen technology, Dr. Chandan has been actively involved in numerous high-profile events, sharing his knowledge and insights with diverse audiences. His participation in conferences and summits such as the WIRED Energy Tech Summit and sessions hosted by organisations like Barclays Corporate Bank and the British Business Bank highlights his role as an influential voice in the sustainable energy community.

At these events, Dr. Chandan is known for his engaging discussions and ability to convey complex ideas with clarity and passion. His presentations often focus on the practical implementation of innovation, particularly in the hydrogen value chain, and the intersection of sustainability with business funding and strategy. This has led to his recognition as a speaker who not only shares knowledge but also provides actionable insights and inspires change.

In his role as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Carbon13, Amrit plays a pivotal role in guiding and nurturing renewable energy companies, driving forward the cause of sustainability and fostering entrepreneurial excellence within the sector.

As a renewable energy tutor with a keen focus on hydrogen, fuel cells, mobility, and offshore wind, Dr. Chandan brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our courses. His work and insights are not only educational but also deeply inspiring, motivating a new generation of innovators and thinkers in the realm of sustainable energy.

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