Shell and Akon unveil Africa’s first player- and solar-powered football pitch in Lagos, celebrating the potential of renewable energy.
Make the future
We believe that in the power of people’s ingenuity lies the answers to tomorrow’s energy challenges and that together, we can #makethefuture today.
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To help empower a small community in the heart of Rio de Janeiro we created the world’s first player-powered football pitch floodlights.
How do you create light from a pile of rocks? GravityLight is on a mission to bring a renewable source of light to those with no access to electricity.
Coffee that could also produce energy to help power the planet.
Household air pollution from cooking kills over 4 million people every year. See how a simple idea could change that.
Think of all that wasted energy from passing cars, then imagine what we could achieve if we captured it. Capture Mobility, one might say…
We’re making gas cool. Around 162oc below zero. That’s the temperature at which natural gas turns into a liquid, which in turn can be used to fuel ships, trucks, trains and other transport sectors.
We’re creating advanced biofuels from the waste of non-edible crops, to fuel more journeys.
He may have an impressive collection of fast cars, but nothing in Jay Leno's legendary collection is more extreme than an Eco-marathon car.
National Geographic, in partnership with Shell, asked their Your Shot photo community to interpret different topics, all linking back to how we can #makethefuture.