While scanning the headlines, we came accross this Bloomberg article about Shell's renewable energy strategy, as voiced by CEO Peter Vosser. The interview they conducted with him at the Shell headoffices in The Hague (Netherlands) features great, promising quotes, such as these:
We know Shell will definitely do it's best to stay in the "energy mix (= business) of the future", but one becomes quite sceptical when reading these obvious and seemingly empty answers. It sounds a bit like this:
This is of course solely based on feelings and a slight aversion of the big oil industry (so don't take us too seriously).
Sure, we know Shell is already loosely involved (look at Solar Frontier, for instance) and will probably claim its piece of the pie when the time is right. We're just very curious to see how they will do it. Hopefully, their "R&D" isn't just talk and they can come up with great solutions. They should have the capital for it.