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Contracting

Achieving your renewable energy goals with Power Purchase Agreements

7 July 2022

Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) are one of the mechanisms through which your business can invest in renewable energy generation and developments, help the power system reduce its emissions, and demonstrate a commitment to limiting its impact on the environment.

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Energy Tips

Reducing energy market impacts on your business

30 June 2022

Looking for ways to reduce the energy cost impact on your business? From energy efficiency to alternative contracting options and navigating the energy market, we share five tips that may help control rising energy costs.

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Contracting

Navigating a volatile energy market with flexible contracting

27 June 2022

Australia’s energy markets are experiencing unprecedented volatility, with mainland east coast wholesale electricity prices increasing on average 234%^ in the past six months in the National Electricity Market (NEM). Shell Energy offers a range of flexible contracting options that can help to ease the strain of unpredictable pricing.

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Wholesale Market Updates

Find out what’s happening in the Australian wholesale energy market with our monthly and quarterly updates.

Special – Wholesale Energy Market Update: 22 June 2022

In this special edition, Lasanthi Weerasekara focuses on the suspension of the National Electricity Market (NEM) this month, for the first time in the market’s history. We investigate what a market suspension means, how energy pricing is determined during a suspended market and how compensation schemes work. This update also includes wholesale energy market education videos about the market dispatch and generator bidding processes.

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Resources

The world’s energy system is changing rapidly. In this section, you will find reports, case studies, videos and articles designed to help simplify energy and to share information on energy trends, technology, regulations and efficiency projects.

Energy Efficiency

Case study: CSR Cemintel’s energy efficiency journey

15 July 2022

Improving energy performance is a sector-wide challenge for Australian manufacturing. Learn how Shell Energy helped CSR Cemintel achieve substantial gas efficiencies, cost savings and emissions reductions through targeted energy efficiency projects.

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Whitepaper

Energy efficiency in the manufacturing sector

15 February 2022

Download this whitepaper and learn how you can start reducing consumption, cost and emissions with our energy efficiency guide for Australian manufacturing businesses.

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Videos

Quarterly Wholesale Energy Market Update: July – Sept 2021

3 December 2021

In this edition, David Guiver, Andrew Hines, Lasanthi Weerasekara and Grant Shannon look at the power market and how renewable energy from large projects is influencing spot prices. They focus on the changes in supply and demand for environmental certificates and review the correlation between international and domestic prices in the gas market.

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Media Releases

View our latest company news and media releases and find out how you can get in contact with Shell Energy’s media team.

Shell completes 49% acquisition of wind farm developer, WestWind

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.

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Shell Australia makes first investment in wind through 49% share and strategic partnership with WestWind

1 March 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.

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