Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Bill Gates-Backed US Firm to Pour $300 M in India’s Module Production

US-based 1366 Technologies has plans to invest $300 million to set up a 2 GW solar wafer and cell manufacturing facility in India under the government’s production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme. The firm produces silicon wafers by casting them in their ultimate shape directly in a mold, rather than the prevailing standard method in which wafers are […]

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Bill Gates and other Top Elites commits $1 billion fund to fight climate change through energy innovation

When President-elect Donald Trump doubled down on his doubts about climate change, Bill Gates, Jack Ma, Jeff Bezos, Vinod Khosla, John Doerr and 15 other high-profile tech heavyweights have together come forward to form a new venture firm, Breakthrough Energy Ventures and announced a $1 billion fund dedicated clean energy innovation. Though the official announcement […]

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