Hydrogen Aviation Startup ZeroAvia Raises $37.7M From Amazon, Shell and BEV

By [email protected] Zero-carbon aviation startup ZeroAvia has raised $37.7 million from a host of backers including Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Pledge Fund and Shell Ventures.

Series A funding was led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Ecosystem Integrity Fund, with Amazon, Shell, Summa Equity and Horizons Ventures following on.

The funds will be used for the ongoing development of its ZA-600 hydrogen fuel cell powertrain, which converts hydrogen into electricity to power a motor to spin a propeller. The firm said the ZA-600 is capable of powering a 10- to 20-passenger plane for a flight of 575 miles.

The tally announced Wednesday also

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