bill gates

March 3, 2017
In this week's Movers & Shakers, PV Tech investigates Bill Gates' US$1 billion clean energy fund Breakthrough Energy Ventures, by speaking to new Science lead Eric Toone. We also report on Glasspoint Solar and Lark Energy's US expansions, new executive appointments in Asian firms Kyocera and 3TIER India, and thousands of energy jobs in the pipeline in the wake of Spain's renewable energy tenders.
January 20, 2017
As Donald Trump officially becomes the 45th president of the United States today, the solar industry remains quietly confident that any momentum gained so far will continue, even under the fossil-fuel promoting, climate change-denying Republican.
December 14, 2016
After a call on clean energy with Donald Trump, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates fears for federal support of renewables under the new US president.
December 12, 2016
A consortium of investors led by tech entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates is backing a new US$1 billion fund for clean energy technology.
July 21, 2016
Bill Gates once again shunned solar power from his vision for energy access in Africa in his talk at the University of Pretoria in South Africa on Sunday, where he argued that whilst “cheap, clean energy” is what Africa needs, solar does not fit the bill.
February 2, 2016
Reports on the approval of 1,000km of solar roads in France have started to circulate, like a common cold. John Parnell explains why this, and other solar gimmicks give him road rage.

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