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Akon lights up Africa

Shell and Akon unveil Africa’s first player- and solar-powered football pitch in Lagos, celebrating the potential of renewable energy.

A force to be reckoned with

How do you create light from a pile of rocks? GravityLight is on a mission to bring a renewable source of light to those with no access to electricity.

We’re making gas cool

Cooling natural gas turns it into a liquid. This shrinks its volume, making it easier to ship and releasing less C02.

A quest to find the future in cars

The Shell Eco-marathon pits the world’s brightest young minds in an epic engineering head-to-head to see who can build the most energy-efficient vehicles.

The man who lit the way

Deprived of electricity as a boy, Refugee Abdishakur Mohamoud returned to Somalia as a man, bringing with him a plan to take energy to the people.

A breath of fresh air

Household air pollution from cooking kills over 4 million people every year. See how a simple idea could change that.