Join the New Energy Challenge

Decarbonising our energy systems couldn’t be more urgent. At a critical time for the energy transition, The New Energy Challenge (NEC) is bringing together cutting-edge innovators to make energy systems not just carbon-neutral but also “carbon-useful” – and at scale.


  • Start-ups must be in TRL 2-5 stage, up until and including seed stage.
  • Scale-ups must be in TRL 6-9 stage with early revenues, market validation by pilot(s), Series A and higher.
  • Have a solution that is focused on the transition to a sustainable energy future, with an explanation on how Shell connects to this solution.
  • Have a unique scalable product or service.
  • Be a registered company in Europe or Israel (equivalent to the Dutch B.V. (eg UK – Ltd., Germany – GmbH).
  • Have at least 2 founders.

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