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San Mateo County Readies $2,000 Grants for EV Charging Stations

March 26th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Grants for EV charging stations for multi-resident buildings and workplaces will be available later this year in San Mateo County, CA, under a $16 million program — the largest in the state thus far — aimed at accelerating the adoption and use of EVs in the area


Shell Acquires sonnen!

February 15th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Shell is diving off the deep end into energy storage with the acquisition of 100% of Germany energy storage and solution provider sonnen


Shell New Energies VP: “We Are Further Along Than People Realize”

July 10th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

With a string of new investments and acquisitions in the past year (you can find a unique overview further on in this article!), Shell has quietly stepped up the pace of its transition from an oil and gas company into an energy company. “We are further along than people realize”, says Mark Gainsborough, Executive Vice-President of Shell New Energies, in an exclusive interview with Energy Post. According to Gainsborough, there is a “shift in thinking” within the company that is now irreversible. “People in Shell see a lot riding on the success of New Energies. And we are considered one of the most attractive units to work in. Anyone under the age of 35 wants to work for New Energies.”


Shell & Others Invest $70 Million Into Sonnen

May 28th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

A highly accomplished grid-edge startup, Sonnen, has just received a significant investment from European energy giant Royal Dutch Shell. The investment will help it to develop its U.S. and Australian solar + storage market share


Shell CEO Going Electric, Giving Up His Diesel Car For A Mercedes S500e

July 28th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Ben Van Beurden, chief executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell, one of the largest oil companies in the world, says when he gets a new car this September it will be a Mercedes S-Class 500e, a plug-in hybrid with a 13.3 kWh battery and an all-electric range of about 19 miles. Some of you will be laughing up your sleeves at this news. 19 miles of range? That hardly qualifies as an electric car at all! Hold your criticism for a minute and hear what Van Beurden has to say about his decision



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