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Shell to supply UK customers from world’s largest offshore wind

Nov 24, 2020

Shell Energy Europe Limited has secured a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 20% of the power to be produced by the first two phases of Dogger Bank, the world’s largest offshore wind farm.

Shell delivers carbon neutral LNG cargo to customers in Japan

November 18, 2020

The cargo, which was delivered to the CPC Corporation in Taiwan, will provide enough carbon neutral liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power over 100,000 homes for a year.

The first Dutch bio-LNG installation: Construction has started

Nov 17, 2020

Renewi, Nordsol and Shell have started the construction of the first bio-LNG installation in Amsterdam Westpoort. The new bio-LNG installation is an extension for the current processing of, among other things, outdated products from the supermarkets.

Shell and partners develop hydrogen value chain in China

November 13, 2020

Shell New Energies partners with Zhangjiakou City Transport to develop a 20 megawatt green hydrogen electrolyser and hydrogen refuelling stations in Zhangjiakou City, Northern China.

Rolls-Royce to test 100% sustainable aviation fuel sourced by Shell Aviation

12 November, 2020

The sustainable aviation fuel being used in tests is sourced by Shell Aviation, produced by low-carbon fuel specialist World Energy in Paramount, California, and delivered by SkyNRG.

Shell’s 100% renewable electricity offer is extended to businesses in Britain

November 9, 2020

Shell rebrands Hudson Energy as Shell Energy. Businesses in Great Britain of all sizes will now join homeowners already purchasing low-carbon energy solutions from Shell Energy.

Shell and Microsoft form alliance to help address carbon emissions

September 22, 2020

Both companies will expand their deep existing technology collaboration to create and deliver new solutions to help customers, suppliers and other businesses lower emissions.

Blauwwind achieves first power

August 7, 2020

On August 7, Blauwwind achieved first power on the Borssele III/IV windfarm in the North Sea. This is a key milestone in the construction of the project and means the first turbine is now generating power and delivering renewable electricity into the Dutch grid.

Shell to acquire environmental services company Select Carbon

August 3, 2020

Shell Australia will acquire 100% of Select Carbon, a specialist company that partners with farmers, pastoralists and other landowners to develop carbon farming projects throughout Australia.

CrossWind wins tender for Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm

July 29, 2020

The CrossWind consortium, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, have been awarded the tender for the subsidy-free offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust (noord). The wind farm will help to meet the objectives of the Dutch Climate Accord and the EU’s Green Deal.

NewMotion appoints Melanie Lane as CEO

May 20, 2020

Melanie Lane has been appointed as the new CEO of NewMotion. She succeeds Sytse Zuidema who has held the position for the last five years.

sonnen turns 10: helping homes share solar power

May 14, 2020

In May 2020 sonnen marked its tenth anniversary. The company, now part of Shell, has grown to see more than 50,000 households install their solar and battery solutions in homes around the world.

Plan for wind energy to power Rotterdam green hydrogen plant

May 7, 2020

Shell Nederland is working together with partners to create a green hydrogen hub in the port of Rotterdam. Shell aims to produce green hydrogen on the Tweede Maasvlakte using green electricity from wind power.

Shell Ventures invests in Spiffy on-demand car care for individuals and fleets

March 11, 2020

Spiffy, an on-demand car care, technology, and services company, announced the closing of a strategic investment from Shell Ventures. The company offers services for fleets, office parks, and residential customers in 20 cities across the United States.

Shell invests in FORGE to help build a biofuel production plant in Canada

February 13, 2020

FORGE a Canadian biofuel start-up, announces an equity investment from Shell Ventures and a follow-on contribution from Valent Low-Carbon Technologies, which will help build a first-of-its-kind CAD$30 million commercial-scale, biofuel production plant in Sombra, Ontario.

Shell Australia to build its first large-scale solar farm in Queensland

Feb 7, 2020

Shell Australia today announced it will build and operate its first industrial-scale solar electricity farm near Wandoan in central Queensland, Australia. The solar farm will generate 120 megawatts of solar electricity from about 400,000 photovolatic (PV) panels and is expected to be completed in early 2021. The project will create up to 200 new jobs during construction.

ESCO Pacific and Shell to drive growth in Australian solar

December 16, 2019

Shell invests in ESCO Pacific for a 49% stake in the business. ESCO Pacific is one of Australia’s most successful solar companies, focused on the development and long-term asset management of utility scale solar projects.

Shell completes acquisition of ERM Power Limited

November  29, 2019

Shell Energy Australia has completed the acquisition of ERM Power, one of Australia’s leading commercial and industrial electricity retailers.

Hudson Energy is acquired by Shell Energy Retail Limited

November 29, 2019

Shell Energy Retail has bought Hudson Energy Supply UK. Under its Green Star Energy brand, Hudson Energy has around 200,000 residential natural gas and electricity customers in Great Britain.

d.light welcomes investment from Shell on its journey to impact 100 million lives

November 7, 2019

Shell’s investment will support d.light in its next phase of continued profitable growth as it positively impacts millions of customers, while giving several early investors a successful exit.

Shell agrees to acquire EOLFI, boosting its floating wind capabilities and expanding its renewable power business

November 5, 2019

Shell has signed an agreement to buy 100% of EOLFI, a French renewable energy developer specialised in floating wind projects.

PowerGen targets reliable electricity for 1 million more people, with investment from Shell

November 4, 2019

PowerGen Renewable Energy, a leader in micro-utilities in Africa – managing mini-grids and providing customer support – has signed a Series B investment with funding from Shell and others. The funding will strengthen PowerGen’s position in its core African markets and help it expand into new ones, as the demandfor reliable electricity in Africa continues to grow.

Massachusetts selects Mayflower Wind Energy’s 804 mw low cost energy proposal

October 30, 2019

Mayflower Wind Energy a joint venture of Shell and EDPR Offshore North America has been chosen by Massachusetts to supply 804 MW of clean, renewable energy from offshore wind to the electricity customers within the state, enough to power approximately half a million homes.

Shell awarded for ‘Leadership in New Energy’ by Energy Intelligence

October 10, 2019

The winner of the 2019 Award for Leadership in New Energy is energy company Royal Dutch Shell, which stands out from its peers with bold investments and ambitious targets to transition its business model and provide leadership in the clean energy economy.

Shell Energy Retail to acquire Hudson Energy

October 8, 2019

Shell Energy Retail will acquire 100% of Hudson Energy, which supplies around 200,000 UK residential customers with gas and electricity. The deal is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to complete by the end of 2019.

Shell invests in Indian solar power Orb Energy

October 3, 2019

Shell’s New Energies business has acquired an almost 20% stake in Orb Energy, a leading provider of solar energy solutions in India. The fresh investment will help more Indian SMEs – a largely underserved part of the market – benefit from lower-cost solar power.

Shell teams with Passivsystems to launch The B-Snug Smart Hybrid Home Heating System Linl

Oct 01, 2019

London, UK - Shell UK and PassivSystems are pleased to announce the launch of B-Snug, a smart hybrid heating system for British homeowners.

Shell Ventures invests in Dutch cleantech company Asperitas

September 4, 2019

Asperitas has closed a funding round with participation from Shell Ventures and the Participation Fund for Sustainable Economy North Holland (PDENH). The investment, led by Shell Ventures, supports the acceleration of Asperitas’ mission to enable sustainable datacentres on a global scale.

Shell makes offer to purchase ERM Power

Aug 22, 2019

Shell Energy Australia Pty Ltd (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has today entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed to acquire 100% of the shares in ERM Power (ERM), a leading commercial and industrial (C&I) electricity retailer in Australia, for $AUD 617 million less dividend adjustments payable by ERM.  

Shell Ventures invests in Corvus Energy

Aug 12, 2019

Corvus Energy announced major investment from Shell Ventures to support the global development of its maritime energy storage solutions.  

Shell Uses Solar To Help Power Three Singapore Sites

Aug 5, 2019

Shell will install a solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation system, with a combined peak capacity of around 3 megawatts at three of its manufacturing and logistics sites in Tuas, Jurong Island and Pandan.

SteamaCo completes $5M series B financing with Praetura and Shell

July 19, 2019

SteamaCo, a UK-based technology supplier to utilities in Africa and Asia, announces its $5m Series B equity financing. This latest round of funding supports the company's continued technology development and growth, enabling reliable electricity services for hundreds of thousands of previously underserved people across 10 countries.

Shell and Sumitomo Corporation invest in LO3 Energy to develop blockchain-based community energy platform

July 10, 2019

LO3 Energy announced major investments from corporate giants Shell Ventures and Sumitomo Corporation Group to support the global development of its blockchain based community energy networks. 

BMW, Renault, Shell invest in $100 Million Israeli Car Tech Fund

July 9, 2019

Maniv Mobility, an Israel-based venture capitalist firm, announced it has closed a new $100 million fund backed by 12 corporations, including the venture arms of Aptiv, BMW, Hyundai, Lear Corp., LG Electronics, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, Shell and Valeo.


Sense Photonics closes $26 million Series A funding round with participation from Shell Ventures

June 12, 2019

Sense Photonics, a company building the next generation of LiDAR and 3D sensor solutions for autonomous vehicles, announced today that they have closed a $26 million Series A funding round co-led by Acadia Woods and Congruent Ventures, with participation from Shell Ventures and a number of other investors.

Ravin Raises $4M Seed Round to Automate Vehicle Inspections

May 21, 2019

Ravin.AI, an autonomous platform using artificial intelligence to inspect vehicle condition, announced today that it has completed a $4 million seed round, led by PICO Venture Partners, with participation from Shell Ventures and automotive entrepreneur Adam Draizin.

SunFunder closes new equity round with investment by Shell

May 20, 2019

We are delighted to announce new equity investment from Shell. The round also included existing investors Schneider Electric and Better Ventures, each of which strengthened their commitment to SunFunder through a third successive investment.

Shell invests in nature to tackle CO2 emissions

Apr 8, 2019
  • Programme linked to Net Carbon Footprint target
  • Carbon-neutral driving launch in the Netherlands complements investments in new electric vehicle charge points
  • Reforestation partnerships announced in the Netherlands and Spain


Shell New Energies invests in EcoSmart Solution

Apr 2, 2019

Shell New Energies invests in EcoSmart Solution, a subsidiary of Taurus Investment Holdings, a global real estate private equity investment firm. EcoSmart is an energy service provider integrating sustainable infrastructure technology in Master Planned Communities.

First Utility Becomes Shell Energy Retail Ltd And Switches Customers To 100% Renewable Electricity

Mar 25, 2019

  • More than 700,000 homes in Britain switched to renewable electricity overnight
  • Rebrand reflects growing importance of power in Shell’s global business

Consortium Witwind tenders for Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV

Mar 13, 2019

ROTTERDAM - Consortium Witwind is excited to announce it has tendered for the construction and operation of Dutch offshore wind farms Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV. Witwind is a consortium with strong Dutch roots consisting of Shell, Van Oord and Eneco. 

Shell completes acquisition of sonnen

Mar 5, 2019

Shell* has completed the acquisition of sonnen, a leader in smart energy storage systems and innovative energy services for households.

sonnen is now wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell, within its New Energies division and will continue to build on its growth aspirations. sonnen will retain its brand identity and leadership team.

*Shell Overseas Investment B.V. and Shell Ventures B.V.

Shell agrees to acquire sonnen, expanding its offering of residential smart energy storage and energy services

Feb 15, 2019

Shell* has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen, a leader in smart energy storage systems and innovative energy services for households. This follows an investment by Shell in May 2018 and means that post regulatory approval and completion sonnen will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell.

EDF Renewables and Shell Invest in New Jersey Offshore Wind

Dec 19, 2018

SAN DIEGO and HOUSTON (Dec. 19, 2018):  EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell) announced today that they have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC to co-develop OCS-0499 lease area within the New Jersey Wind Energy Area (WEA).

Shell and EDP Renewables joint venture wins offshore wind auction

Dec 14, 2018

A new Shell and EDP Renewables joint venture, Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, aims to provide cleaner energy solutions using the power of wind.

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