Bill Gates and Boris Johnson launch £200m green investment plan

The partnership will look to improve investment and further develop hydrogen, energy storage, SAF and direct air capture tech

Boris Johnson: “The UK will become the Klondike of carbon capture and storage”

During his speech at the Global Investment Summit, the Prime Minister announced that deals worth £9.7bn have been secured to boost renewable energy technologies

Bill Gates fund leads $24m investment in Electric Hydrogen

The company, founded by a team of energy transition veterans from Tesla and First Solar, is developing large-scale hydrogen solutions to help ease global dependence on fossil fuels

EIT InnoEnergy launches scheme to stimulate annual €100bn green hydrogen economy by 2025

The European Green Hydrogen Acceleration Center aims to create a pipeline of large scale green hydrogen projects

Bill Gates and EIB agree to accelerate support for tackling climate change

Speaking with EIB President Werner Hoyer earlier today, Bill gates stressed the importance of close cooperation between philanthropy and public finance

Bill Gates and EU launch €100m clean energy investment fund

Investments are expected to start in the second half of 2019

Bill Gates and EU launch €100m clean energy ‘breakthrough’ fund

It will focus on reducing emissions and promoting energy efficiency in the areas of electricity, transport, agriculture, manufacturing and buildings

Bill Gates launches £1bn venture fund to tackle climate change

Bill Gates has launched a £1 billion fund to invest in projects that help tackle climate change. The money is part of Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), an investor-led fund made up of members of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition which was created last year to support companies that are taking innovative clean energy ideas into the marketplace. The […]

Bill Gates leads $14m green plastics investment

Bill Gates is leading a $14 million (£10.68m) investment into a biofuel company to fund the development of green plastics. Renmatix’s ‘Plantrose’ process uses highly pressurised hot water to convert biomass into a cellulose sugar that can then be made into alternative plastic materials. These are water-based rather than petroleum-based and can be used to make products ranging […]

Bill Gates backs US cleantech startup

Bill Gates has backed a US cleantech startup with $13 million (£10m) in funding. Two other firms – 3M Ventures and Khosla Ventures – joined the Microsoft billionaire for the investment. Last year, Mr Gates launched the ‘Breakthrough Energy Coalition’, a global group of private investors who support companies which are taking innovative clean energy ideas into the […]