Shell Energy continues its European expansion with its intended launch as an energy supplier in the Netherlands.
The company, present as a supplier in the UK and Germany, intends to supply 100% locally generated wind and solar power to customers.
Customers who purchase gas also are being offered a CO2 emissions offset scheme.
Under this scheme, customers can opt to pay an extra amount for each unit of gas, which is used to purchase credits from certified forest and tree planting projects that have avoided or absorbed carbon emissions. Among these are the Cordillera Azul rainforest protection project in Peru and the Katingan Mentaya conservation project in Indonesia.
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