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Shell Energy is Shell’s renewables and energy solutions business in Australia, helping its customers to decarbonise and reduce their environmental footprint.
Shell Energy delivers business energy solutions and innovation across a portfolio of electricity, gas, environmental products and energy productivity for commercial and industrial customers, while our residential energy retailing business Powershop, acquired in 2022, serves more than 185,000 households and small business customers in Australia.
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1 April 2022
Shell Energy Operations Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell plc (“Shell”), today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 49% of Australian wind farm developer, WestWind Energy Development Pty Ltd (“WestWind”), which has a 3 gigawatts (GW) project pipeline across Victoria, New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland.
1 March 2022
1 February 2022
Shell Energy Operations Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell plc (“Shell”) has completed the acquisition of Powershop Australia (“Powershop”), an online energy retailer serving more than 185,000 customers.
22 November 2021
Shell Energy Operations Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell (“Shell”), today announced it will acquire Powershop Australia (“Powershop”), an online energy retailer serving more than 185,000 customers.
6 July 2021
Shell Energy is proud to support leading gas and engineering company BOC South Pacific’s sustainability goals, and to assist the decarbonisation of Australia’s manufacturing sector. BOC today announced a new power purchase agreement (PPA) with energy from waste facility Avertas Energy and Shell Energy that will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions nationally by 16 percent.
25 May 2021
Shell Energy is pleased to be partnering with the NSW Government and Australian-owned and operated storage and renewable energy developer, Edify, to provide power for sites including schools, community and medical facilities, coupled with a 100MW/200MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to be built near Griffith.
17 February 2021
ERM Power, known from today as Shell Energy, has been ranked number one for customer satisfaction in the Utility Market Intelligence (UMI) Survey for the tenth consecutive year.
3 August 2020
Shell Australia will acquire 100% of Select Carbon, a specialist company that partners with farmers, pastoralists and other landowners to develop carbon farming projects throughout Australia.
7 February 2020
Shell Australia today announced it will build and operate its first industrial-scale solar electricity farm near Wandoan in central Queensland, Australia. The solar farm will generate 120 megawatts of solar electricity from about 400,000 photovolatic (PV) panels and is expected to be completed in early 2021. The project will create up to 200 new jobs during construction.
7 November 2023
Learn more about the project milestones Shell Energy achieved over the last twelve months in our journey to help Australia’s transition to net-zero....
30 October 2023
Shell Energy is pleased to support the Koorangie Energy Storage System (KESS) in Victoria with a 15-year offtake agreement for the full 185MW / 370MWh.
13 October 2023
The Riverina Energy Storage System 1 reaches operational milestone. The Riverina Energy Storage System 1 is a 60MW/120MWh battery, located in the Riverina region, near Darlington Point south-west of Griffith, NSW.
28 July 2023
Pre-construction of the 200MW/400MWh Rangebank BESS has commenced in Cranbourne, bringing essential firm capacity one step closer for Victorians. The project is being jointly developed by Shell Energy and Eku Energy, with minority equity partner, Perfection Private. Once fully operational, the battery will have enough storage capacity to power 80,000 homes for an hour during peak periods. Completion of the project is expected in late 2024.
31 March 2023
Shell Energy is proud to partner with Macquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group on a 200MW/400MWh BESS to be located in Cranbourne, VIC. The Rangebank BESS will have the storage capacity to power 80,000 Victorian homes for an hour during peak periods. The project marks Shell’s first direct equity investment in a utility-scale BESS globally and will contribute to improved reliability for the state’s grid and consumers.
2 March 2023
Shell Energy is proud to work with Property & Development NSW to equip sixteen NSW government commercial offices with smart battery systems.
10 January 2023
Shell Energy has acquired the development rights for a 500MW/1000MWh Battery Energy Storage System project, located within the former Wallerawang Power Station site, near Lithgow in Central West NSW.
29 November 2022
Shell Energy Australia has struck an agreement with APA Group to transport more gas from Queensland to southern markets, commencing 1 January 2023 for up to six years.
14 October 2022
Shell Energy is proud to work with ARENA on a new initiative, known as ‘Commercialising Smart Energy Hubs’, to unlock flexible demand at 40 commercial and industrial customer sites in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Shell Energy is proud to partner with AMPYR Australia on a 500MW/1000MWh battery located in Wellington, Central West NSW. It will be one of the largest energy storage projects in the state, supporting renewable generation and contributing to improved reliability for the grid and consumers.
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