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New Energies

The global energy system is changing. A planet destined for more people and rising living standards will need more energy. But the world must also find ways to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change. Shell’s New Energies business focuses on new fuels and power.

Natural gas

We are helping to power lives around the world with natural gas, the cleanest-burning hydrocarbon.

Electricity

Electricity is vital to our daily lives. Since it can be generated from multiple sources, including natural gas and renewables, it is possible to meet rising energy demand with fewer emissions.

Deep water

Shell has a long history of developing energy projects using its knowledge, experience and proven deep-water technologies to unlock new resources safely and efficiently. Read more about Shell’s deep-water work around the world.

Make The Future

#MakeTheFuture showcases the on-going actions Shell is taking to help create this more sustainable energy-rich, lower carbon future.

Make The Future

Shell Scenarios

Shell Scenarios ask “what if?” questions about the future. They help us, governments and academia understand possibilities and uncertainties ahead.

The energy future

How will the world produce more, cleaner energy to power our homes and cities, and fuel our vehicles in decades to come?

Make the Future

#MakeTheFuture showcases the on-going actions Shell is taking to help create this more sustainable energy-rich, lower carbon future.

Energy resources are spread across the planet

Energy resources are spread across the planet

The Global Energy Resource database is our tool for exploring the world’s fossil and renewable energy resources. Do you know how energy resources are distributed around the world?

Take this short quiz to find out
Harnessing human ingenuity

Harnessing human ingenuity

The world needs urgent investment in innovation, says Robert Armstrong, Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative.

Read the interview on Inside Energy
From hospital bed to seabed

From hospital bed to seabed

CT scanning has already revolutionised medicine, now it is driving innovation deep beneath the waves.

Read the Inside Energy story
Switching on lights for one of the Philippines' oldest tribes

Switching on lights for one of the Philippines' oldest tribes

Watch how a local project combining solar energy and hydropower is bringing electric light to the Batak people.

The Batak people light their homes.

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Innovating together

Do you have a great idea or innovative technology? We look for creative people, companies and organisations to partner with.

Overcoming technology challenges

We develop innovative technologies to find and safely unlock more, and affordable, energy from ever harder-to-reach places.

Shell GameChanger

Shell’s GameChanger programme works with start-ups and businesses on unproven early-stage ideas with the potential to impact the future of energy.