Gates raises $1 billion as Satya Nadella, others join race to scale clean tech

  • Gates established Breakthrough Energy Catalyst to accelerate the commercial viability of four key solutions to the climate crisis: green hydrogen, sustainable aviation fuel, long-duration battery storage and carbon capture from the air.
  • Gates first pitched Nadella and then Fink, who said he in turn had some “Very serious conversations” persuading fellow CEOs to back Catalyst.


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