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Villagers in the Western Indian state of Gujarat can now cook with cleaner-burning natural gas, thanks to a government-led initiative.
Energy from algae and maggots that help make animal feed are some of the ideas featuring in a festival of innovation.
Watch how a local project combining solar energy and hydropower is bringing electric light to the Batak people.
The Shell pilot plant that will turn rubbish into fuel for cars.
How to turn bright energy ideas into commercial innovations, by Geert van de Wouw of Shell Technology Ventures.
Could ultra-efficient cars like the new Shell concept car help address some of the world’s urban transport challenges?
A young entrepreneur has invented a roadside wind turbine that could help harness energy from traffic.
The latest manufacturing technology could change how virtually everything is made, one layer at a time.
How supercomputers help to overcome the technical challenge of keeping satellites working smoothly hundreds of kilometres above earth.
Can sulphur - a by-product of processing oil and gas - do more to boost crops?
With the promise of safer journeys and lower-carbon emissions, can connected cars catch on?
Rare sightings of calf sperm whales add to scientific knowledge about life off the coast of Colombia.
Shell Chief Climate Change Adviser David Hone on the Paris climate change agreement.
Shell Chief Technology Officer Yuri Sebregts talks about the critical role technology can play in lowering carbon emissions.
Restaurants recycle oyster shells to help restore reefs and coastal wetlands in Louisiana.
A landmark new project helps advance technology that could play a key role in the transition to a lower-carbon world.
An innovative project in deep waters demonstrates how older gas fields can continue providing energy to power homes and businesses.
Combining solar or wind energy with new, more affordable batteries could transform the way some of us use electricity at home.
An experimental house in the Netherlands reveals how renewable technology can cut energy bills and carbon emissions from old homes.
Emissions-free cars move closer to the mass market with help from governments, car makers and a growing network of refuelling stations.
Similar techniques to those used by penguins to swim quickly and easily are now being used to cut fuel use and pollution by ships.
To mark 2015 World Population Day, Inside Energy visited the world’s 7 billionth baby to find out what life has been like for her.
How a training programme in Patagonia gives people new skills for the growing local energy industry.
See how China is taking action to reduce air pollution, using renewable energy and replacing coal-fired plants with cleaner gas-fired plants.
See how ocean scientists are using energy industry technology to reveal life in deep water.
Student teams from all over the world think about innovative ways to ease the pressures on the earth’s vital resources.
Iraq has one of the world’s worst traffic accident rates and young people are particularly at risk. See how children are learning to stay safe.
A major natural gas plant is expanding to receive gas from a new pipeline running deep beneath the Norwegian Sea, boosting supplies of energy for millions of people.
A vast project has boosted production of the raw chemicals that go into products we use every day, from the phone in your pocket to the pillow you sleep on.
In the heartland of Brazil’s oil and gas industry, we are helping a new generation of entrepreneurs turn their ideas into businesses and their dreams into reality.
What is the future for mobility when cutting emissions is crucial? Could it signal the end for the combustion engine? We ask one of our Chief Scientists, Wolfgang Warnecke.
Advances in web and satellite communications are bringing specialist medical expertise to the remote places where we work, helping to save lives.
See how award-winning documentaries made by Shell over the last 80 years have informed, entertained and tackled the challenges of the time.
See how we are using high-tech drones to go places humans would rather avoid.
Demand is growing for energy across Asia, also for the skills to unlock it.
Sensabot is a robot that can help maintain oil and gas field equipment in hostile environments.