Bill Gates among backers of $1bn clean energy fund

By Myles McCormick
Published: Monday, 12 December 2016

Breakthrough Energy Ventures will finance clean energy breakthroughs with zero carbon emissions.

Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates and natural gas trader John Arnold are among a group of billionaire businessmen pledging to invest $1bn in next generation energy technology through a new fund.

Named Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), the investor-led fund has been set up to finance emerging energy breakthroughs that can deliver...

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