Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates is grouping fellow investors behind a more than $1 billion fund with the primary focus of investing in clean energy innovation. The end game is to fight climate change by fostering research and development on technologies that reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in areas including electricity generation and storage, amongst others.
“Anything that leads to cheap, clean, reliable energy we’re open-minded to,” says Gates, who is serving as chairman of Breakthrough Energy Ventures Fund. He also noted this in his conversation with Trump during a recent phone call.
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