Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc is incorporated in England and Wales, has its headquarters in The Hague and is listed on the London, Amsterdam and New York stock exchanges. Shell companies have operations in more than 70 countries with businesses including oil and gas exploration and production, production of liquefied natural gas and gas to liquids, manufacturing, marketing and shipping of oil products and chemicals and renewable energy projects.
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25 May 2022

CO2 Emission Reductions in Maritime Sector with Ceres Fuel Cell Tech

A consortium involving GE Power Conversion, MSC Cruise Management UK and Lloyd's Register has confirmed the feasibility of using a 10MW fuel cell power installation on a large vessel to replace diesel-fuelled generators. Run on natural gas, it is predicted to deliver a ~47% reduction in CO2 emissions and eliminate
18 May 2022

ABB, Shell to Launch First Nationwide EV Charging Network in Germany

ABB E-mobility and Shell announced plans to launch the first nationwide network of Terra 360's, the world's fastest all-in-one electric car charger. With over 200 Terra 360 chargers to be launched across Germany in the next 12 months, ABB E-mobility and Shell will help to ensure greater charger availability and charging speed for more than 1.7 million German electric car drivers.
16 May 2022

Battery Swapping for Electric Vehicles 2022-2032: Technology, Players and Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Shazan Siddiqi and Dr James Edmondson
4 May 2022

Carbon Dioxide Utilization 2022-2042: Technologies, Market Forecasts, and Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Hydra Rodrigues
22 Apr 2022

A New Kind of 3D Printing

While 3D printing techniques have advanced significantly in the last decade, the technology continues to face a fundamental limitation: objects must be built up layer by layer. But what if they didn't have to be?
18 Apr 2022

Development of an Oxidation-Resistant Copper Core-Nickel Shell Ink

Scientists have developed a new conductive ink for use in printed electronics with significantly improved resistance to oxidation. After this ink is printed, it self-organizes into a conductive pattern with a copper core-nickel shell nanostructure. Use of this cheaper, more stable ink may help popularize printed electronics.
14 Apr 2022


Ample, a startup established in 2014 and based out of San Francisco, is developing a modular battery swapping solution. The company is focusing on fleets, has integrated its modular batteries into nine vehicle models across five different automakers, and has five swapping stations across San Francisco. Ample's goal is to offer fully automated battery swaps in around ten minutes at small, self-contained swap stations.
13 Apr 2022


Carboclave is a Canadian carbontech utilizing carbon dioxide as a property-enhancing curing agent for prefabricated concrete. In October 2021, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Hydra Rodrigues spoke to Dr Zaid Ghouleh, Carboclave's Co-Founder and Co-Owner.
25 Mar 2022

Shell and BYD Partner on EV Charging Across China and Europe

Shell and BYD have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to help accelerate the energy transition and improve charging experience for BYD's battery electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle customers. The partnership will start in China and Europe and will extend to other regions across the globe.
10 Mar 2022


SAFINA is a metal materials company specializing in precious metal and nonferrous metal products. IDTechEx spoke with Petr Stefek, head of additive manufacturing at SAFINA, on their metal AM powders activities.
10 Mar 2022

Lightweight Supercapacitor-Battery Hybrid is Strong as Steel

Like the charged power suit worn by Black Panther of Marvel Comics, researchers have advanced NASA technologies to develop a power suit for an electric car that is as strong as steel, lighter than aluminum and helps boosts the vehicle's power capacity.
10 Mar 2022

Electric Vehicles in Construction 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report: Dr David Wyatt
9 Mar 2022

FUCHS: Dielectric Immersion Fluids for EVs

FUCHS are a global supplier of lubrication solutions. IDTechEx spoke to FUCHS to learn more about their dielectric fluids for immersion cooling EV battery packs.
1 Mar 2022


Itero is a start-up developing pyrolysis technology for plastic waste. IDTechEx spoke with Geoff Smith (COO/CTO) and Dr Abi Mountain (Head of Product and Partnerships).
28 Feb 2022

Fingertip Sensitivity for Robots

The thumb-shaped sensor is made of a soft shell built around a lightweight stiff skeleton. This skeleton holds up the structure much like bones stabilize the soft finger tissue. The shell is made from an elastomer mixed with dark but reflective aluminum flakes, resulting in an opaque greyish color which prevents any external light finding its way in. Hidden inside this finger-sized cap is a tiny 160-degree fish-eye camera which records colorful images illuminated by a ring of LEDs.
11 Feb 2022

Partnership to Build an Integrated Sustainable Fuels Plant

This partnership will utilize carbon capture and sequestration, renewable energy, and other innovative practices to bring lower-cost, low carbon-intensity sustainable aviation fuel, renewable diesel, and other sustainable hydrocarbons to the global market and help accelerate the decarbonization of various industries, including the tough to decarbonize aviation sector.
9 Feb 2022

Rivian: Electric Passenger Trucks

Rivian, the US electric passenger truck startup, has had a rollercoaster ride over the past several months, including a wild IPO that briefly saw Rivian become the fourth most valuable automaker in the world. Yet, the share price soon fell as Rivian missed delivery targets (delivering just 920 vehicles in 2021); investor Amazon turned to Stellantis. IDTechEx explores the company's strengths, weaknesses and future.
9 Feb 2022

Making Metal-Halide Perovskites Useful

Two of the main drawbacks of using tin-based metal halide perovskites in thin-film transistors have been simultaneously solved by an innovative hybrid 2D/3D structure proposed by scientists. Their findings will help unlock the potential of environmentally benign Sn-based MHPs in CMOS technology, paving the way for flexible and printable electronic devices.
2 Feb 2022

Future Stationary Energy Storage: Hydrogen, Batteries, Gravity, Gas, Other 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report: Dr Alex Holland and Dr David Wyatt
1 Feb 2022

3D Printed Tags Classify and Store Data on Physical Objects

In place of the standard barcodes affixed to products, which may be removed or detached or become otherwise unreadable over time, these tags are unobtrusive (due to the fact that they are invisible) and far more durable, given that they're embedded within the interior of objects fabricated on standard 3D printers