CII in partnership with Shell is hosting a series of Tech dialogues.

The first Tech Dialugue is scheuduled on 4 February 2022 between 1500 - 1630 hrs IST.

The details are as follows:

- Achieving Net Zero via Sectoral Decarbonization  

The hard to abate sectors achieving net-zero emissions in next few decades will require system wide change and significant cooperation to overcome the barriers. The pace of change will vary by geography and/or sector. Shell wants to be a partner for change, we cannot act in isolation.  We believe that action taken by working together to form broad coalitions of businesses across the value chain – sector by sector – with support from key governments and other parties. Shell will support in delivering the required policy frameworks and encouraging the necessary collective action(s) and help transform this challenge into opportunity and enable viable pathways for each sector to reach net-zero emissions.

Speaker: Ajay Mehta, Vice President, Engineering Technology, Shell

- Low Carbon Aviation Fuels Technologies 

Decarbonization is one of the biggest challenges faced by aviation, and the pathway to net-zero emissions will take innovation, collaboration and legislation. Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has a key role to play but requires bold action from airlines, fuel providers, and policymakers in order to reach the necessary scale. One challenge the industry faces is finding more ways to make SAF at commercial scale using different feedstocks and processes. Shell has collaborated with industry partners in a breakthrough  technology  from Shell Aviation that shows the feasibility of an innovative, lower-carbon pathway for making SAF. In May 2020 Shell accepted a BHAG challenge (Big Hairy Audacious Goal), from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management to produce an amount of sustainable synthetic kerosene beyond laboratory scale at the Energy Transition Centre Amsterdam. What started with an innovative industry challenge, ended with the world’s first flight using certified, synthetic kerosene made from hydrogen and recycled carbon. Thus, it was an important first step and together with our partners we now need to scale up, accelerate and make it commercially viable.

Speaker: Dr. Marwa Al-Ansary, General Manager, Long Range Research & Experimentation, Shell