Investing in the future

New Energies
business growth

Business growth

As we prepare for a lower carbon future, Shell is expanding our solar power generation capability by investing in the development and operation of long-term commercial and industrial solar projects.


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Turning towards the sun

We are using more solar power at our own sites. This includes our offices, retail sites, distribution terminals, refineries and offshore installations.


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Solar energy at home

Shell is also investing in residential solar energy storage. We recently acquired sonnen, a company which allows households to generate and store solar energy in their own homes.


Shell has two major solar platforms:

New energies

Our activities focus on two core areas. The first is electricity: generating, buying and selling it and supplying it directly to our customers. The second is new fuels for transport such as hydrogen and biofuels. Find out more about our activities.

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What will transport look like in 2040

Shell’s New Energies business was born in 2016. Since then, we have been investing, acquiring and supporting cleaner energy related projects around the world.