Tejas Chafekar

Tesla | XLHybrids | UNLEASH Fellow | #TeachSDGs Ambassador


Striving for a Cleaner-Greener and Literate Future! 

Ex-Tesla Engineer working in the areas of hybrid and electric vehicles.

Passionate towards clean energy initiatives and aiming to contribute towards the same directly and indirectly.

Fellow at UNLEASH Innovation Labs: Aiming to pitch ideas for achieving UN SDGs by 2030.

Just as sidekicks,

#Fun Fact 1 : Avoided driving my car for: 800 miles (~34 gallons gasoline / ~642 pounds CO2 saved) : just by walking/biking/running (since Apr2016)   *last updated Nov 12 2016

#Fun Fact 2 : Aiming to hike in All the National Parks in the US. Almost 17 NPs checked off the list. Just finished Rocky mountains, Next up is Yellowstone (probably after winter 2017)

Important hashtags to make a part of our lives

#carpooling #cleanenergy #ledlamps #solar #SayNoToOil #electric #publicTransport #biking #nature #saveEarth #conserveWater #spreadTheWord

——Other Clean Initiatives——

Initiated Tree Plantation Drive at workplace on Earth Day. Every Year we will be planting one tree on Earth Day.

Tree Plantations in India and US till date:


Fruit/Veggies: Tomato, Peppers, Sweet corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Pear, Mango, Guava, Coconut, Almond, Banyan, Papaya, Jackfruit, Tamarind, Bamboo, Silver Oak

Flowering Plants: Eczora, Lily, Rose, Hibiscus, Tabubia, Duranta, Jasmine, Crape Jasmine,  Clitoria Ternatea, Cestrum Noctunum, Mimusops Elengi, Oleander