COVID-19: providing 3D-printed protection

Parts made with 3D printers have increased the availability of protective masks and ventilators in the Netherlands.

COVID-19: How start-ups are coping in the crisis

Inside Energy speaks to three entrepreneurs at different stages of Shell’s GameChanger programme about the challenges of building a business during a pandemic.

Living at the lab in India’s COVID-19 lockdown

Meet the volunteers who stayed at the Shell Technology Centre in Bangalore for more than 50 days to make sure it was ready to restart operations.

The power of sun and soil

Among the actions needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, the world must generate more renewable electricity and follow lower-carbon farming practices. With UN Earth Day on April 22nd, Inside Energy reports on the solar company with ambitions to do both.

COVID-19: the workers delivering energy through the lockdown

With much of the world in lockdown to halt the spread of COVID-19, Shell’s key workers are still delivering energy and fuel to keep vital services going. Inside Energy reports.

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    It took an abandoned nuclear missile silo, a vast underwater laboratory and a lot of hard work. But the US space agency boldly went where it had never been before: the North Sea.

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    After decades supplying oil and gas to northern Europe, the 24,200-tonne Brent Delta platform was lifted and carried to an industrial recycling centre more than 700 kilometres away.

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Technology

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    Securing the talent of tomorrow

    How can the energy industry compete with Silicon Valley in attracting the brightest recruits?

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  • Satellite in the rays of light

    Smooth operators in space

    How supercomputers help to overcome the technical challenge of keeping satellites working smoothly hundreds of kilometres above earth.

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Transport

  • Red car racing

    The race for cleaner cars

    Dr Wolfgang Warnecke is a lifelong fan of motorsports. He is also convinced that the quest for innovation and better performance in motorsports can speed the development of the lower-carbon fuels the world needs to reduce transport emissions. Shell’s Chief Scientist for Mobility talks to Inside Energy.

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  • What could the roads of the future look like?

    What could the roads of the future look like?

    From glow-in-the-dark motorway lanes to surfaces that take harmful substances out of the air, scientists and artists believe roads offer an untapped opportunity for energy innovation.

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New energies

  • Woman measuring tree plant

    Nature's role in the fight against climate change

    The world must find many ways to reduce carbon emissions while addressing growing energy demand. One approach is to protect and restore ecosystems that absorb carbon dioxide, such as forests, grasslands and wetlands. Inside Energy reports.

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  • four people sitting

    The quest for better batteries

    With more electric cars and energy storage opportunities, big brands and start-ups are in a global race to develop battery technology. What do they need to breakthrough?

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Digitalisation

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    The rise of intelligent oil fields

    Digitalisation is transforming how energy companies like Shell operate. Engineers are increasingly using big data and digital technology to improve efficiency and boost production.

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    The age of digital disruption

    A new smartphone-based service that delivers fuel to your door is among Shell's latest innovations. It is part of the growing rise of digitalisation across the global economy.

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The Paris agreement

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    The Paris agreement: can it survive?

    It is crucial that the Paris agreement remains in place, says Shell’s Chief Climate Change Advisor David Hone. It underpins the need for the ongoing energy transition to also deliver a world of net-zero emissions.

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  • US Energy Secretary Steven Chu

    Pathways to a cleaner energy future

    The Nobel Prize-winning physicist and former US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu on the solutions and technologies the world needs if it is to achieve a lower-carbon future.

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