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Read @rechargenews: @Shell eyes role for RE alongside African oil & gas

Read @rechargenews: @Shell eyes role for RE alongside African oil & gas

Oil supermajor Shell is looking to integrate renewables into its operations across sub-Saharan Africa, a senior company official said. Shell’s new business development manager for the region, Tayo Ariyo, urged the wider oil and gas industry to invest in renewables “as a means of providing access to energy in remote locations”. “As an industry we must focus on developing lower carbon solutions, and we must rapidly invest in renewables, like solar, hydro and wind,” said Ariyo. “This will require the development of innovative new partnerships and business models that seamlessly integrate renewables into the energy mix. “The sort of project we should be doing more of in Africa is what Shell currently has in Oman – a hybrid gas-solar project that Shell implemented in the Amal oilfield,” she said during a speech at International Petroleum Week in London. Oman to build 1GW solar ...

Full article: http://www.rechargenews.com/solar/1218947/shell-eyes-role...

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