Our world today is exciting, dynamic and fast moving. How can the world’s energy systems evolve from now, to achieve a better life for all with a healthy planet? Together we must meet this challenge the way humans always do - innovating with optimism and ingenuity, through collaboration between all players in society. We believe that together we can #makethefuture today.

Bright energy Ideas in Action

Back to the future

As the world’s waste mounts, a Shell pilot plant in Bangalore India will turn rubbish into petrol or diesel that can power cars.

Increase access to energy for more people

Breathing more easily

Around 700 million Indians still rely on solid fuels like coal, dung and crop residue for cooking. These often take many hours to source and can be harmful to inhale.

Make the Future

Best day of my life

What happens when seven energy ideas and six artists collaborate to make one unique music video?

The power of questions

Kids vs adults. But who schooled who when it came to asking questions? UK TV personality Rachel Riley has the answer.

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