Inaugural Shell GameChanger™ Accelerator cohort is announced. Companies selected in the first round are Antora Energy, e-Zn, Electrical Grid Monitoring Ltd. and Feasible, Inc. Each participating startup will receive up to $250,000 in non-dilutive funding to aid in development and demonstration of its technology.
As Shell accelerates its transition into new energies, the company has become one of the best examples of how oil and gas titans are diversifying asset portfolios and investing billions in clean energy. In this Q&A, GreenTech Media sits down with Brian Davis, Shell’s vice president of energy solutions, to discuss the way ahead for Shell New Energies.
In this roundup from GreenBiz, nine corporate venture funds shaping clean energy innovation are highlighted. In addition to the eight other notable corporate venture organizations, the piece provides background information on the Shell GameChanger program and the accelerator program’s initial focus.
This Denver Business Journal feature sees the outlet delve into Shell and NREL’s partnership surrounding an “electrical grid, battery startup accelerator.” The DBJ piece touches on the number of companies the program plans to add, Shell’s GameChanger program, the support participating companies will receive and more.
In this article, Clean Technica discusses Shell and NREL’s multimillion dollar, multiyear clean technology accelerator, Shell GameChanger, or GCxN, why GCxN is different from other accelerator or incubator programs and how, by involving itself with NREL, Shell makes a strong statement about its decision to transition to renewable energies.
This Energy Digital brief takes a look at the launch of the Shell GameChanger Accelerator (GCxN), noting the partnership between Shell and NREL.
In this GreenTech Media piece, the publication highlights Shell and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)’s effort to advance the global clean energy transition through an accelerator program focused on technologies enabling the grid of the future through long-term energy storage and controls.
In this writeup, Energy Storage Networks discusses the launch of Shell and NREL’s new energy storage and distribution incubator, GCxN. The piece touches on Shell’s history of supporting entrepreneurship, GCxN’s Channel Partners and how GCxN will leverage the success of another industry partnership between NREL and Wells Fargo, the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2).
This Greentown Labs weekly brief highlights how the Shell GameChanger™ Accelerator will enable emerging companies in the clean energy space as well as how Shell has been steadily growing its presence in the cleantech sector.
With a focus on technologies enabling “the grid of the future” through long-term energy storage and controls, this BizWest piece details how the Shell GameChanger™ Accelerator aims to leverage resources available through Shell and NREL to de-risk emerging technologies and accelerate their path to market.