Shell CEO: Solar Energy To Be Backbone of World’s Energy System

By James Ayre, CleanTechnica

Ben van Beurden

Ben van Beurden

Solar energy will comprise the backbone of the world’s energy system in years to come, according to the CEO of Shell (yes, that Shell), Ben van Beurden. The exact words used by Van Beurden were that he has “no hesitation to predict that in years to come solar will be the dominant backbone of our energy system, certainly of the electricity system.” Considering that these words were from the CEO of one of the largest oil companies in the world, one would assume that he has good reasons for saying what he did.  Read more.

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