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ZeroAvia Selected for Cleantech Group’s 2022 Global Cleantech 100 list of Companies Committed to Taking Action on the Climate Crisis
January 13, 2022

Hollister, California, January 13, 2022—ZeroAvia has been named a 2022 Global Cleantech 100 Company by Cleantech Group. The 100 companies on the list represent the private, independent and for-profit companies best positioned to deliver solutions that will take us from commitments to actions in the sprint to net zero. This is the 13th edition of the widely respected annual guide. This year’s list included entries from 94 countries. The sectors covered include Agriculture & Food, Enabling Technologies, Energy & Power, Materials & Chemicals, Resources & Environment and Transportation & Logistics.

Val Miftakhov, CEO and founder of ZeroAvia, said:

“It is an honor to be recognized alongside so many other innovators within the cleantech space. It is great to see influential bodies starting to take notice that meaningful and sustainable change is both necessary and possible within the aviation industry. We are leading this effort with our hydrogen-electric propulsion technology for commercial-sized aircraft and are excited to continue our efforts toward zero-emission flight.”

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The list combines Cleantech Group’s research data with qualitative judgments from nominations and insight from a global, 85-member Expert Panel of leading investors and executives from corporations and industrials active in technology and innovation scouting. From pioneers and veterans to new entrants, the Expert Panel broadly represents the global cleantech community and results in a list with a powerful base of respect and support from many important players within the cleantech innovation ecosystem. The Global Cleantech 100 program is sponsored by Chubb.

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Richard Youngman, CEO Cleantech Group, said:

“We have the science and ingenuity to solve most of the issues and there is the investment capital, in both private and public markets, to propel a three-decade transformation, to net zero. The 2022 Global Cleantech 100 companies show this in spades. What they, and hundred others like them, now need is braver regulators, policy makers and procurement departments, to enable such solutions to scale and go down their different cost curves much faster than the current trajectories.”

 
 
  • To meet many of the innovators and investors on the 2022 Global Cleantech 100 list, join us in person in Palm Springs or onscreen for Cleantech Forum San Francisco on 24-26 January.

About ZeroAvia:

ZeroAvia is a leader in zero-emission aviation, focused on hydrogen-electric aviation solutions to address a variety of markets, initially targeting 500-mile range in 10-20 seat aircraft used for commercial passenger transport, cargo, agriculture, and more. Based in the UK and USA, ZeroAvia has already secured experimental certificates for its two prototype aircraft from the CAA and FAA, passed significant flight test milestones, and is on track for commercial operations in 2024. The company’s expanding UK operations are supported by grants from UK’s Aerospace Technology Institute and Innovate UK, and ZeroAvia is part of the UK Government’s Jet Zero Council. For more, please visit ZeroAvia.com, follow @ZeroAvia on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

About Cleantech Group:

At Cleantech Group, we provide research, consulting and events to catalyze opportunities for sustainable growth powered by innovation. We bring clients access to the trends, companies and people shaping the future and the customized advice and support businesses need to engage external innovation.


Industries are undergoing definitive transitions toward a more digitized, de-carbonized and resource-efficient industrial future. At every stage from initial strategy to final deals, our services bring corporate change makers, investors, governments and stakeholders from across the ecosystem, the support they need to thrive in this fast-arriving and uncertain future.


The company was established in 2002 and is headquartered in San Francisco with people based in London, Paris and Boston.

PR Contact Information:
 

ZeroAvia

Lisa Ann Pinkerton
Technica Communications
+1 (408) 806-9626  Ext. 9626

zeroavia@technicacommunications.com

Cleantech

Laura Dolby
Cleantech Group

laura.dolby@cleantech.com