Tech billionaires investing in clean energy
redmond - Bill Gates has a group of wealthy investors gathered in the Breakthrough Energy Coalition to support research into renewable energy. Among the investors are several founders of tech companies, like Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Jeff Bezos of Amazon and Marc Benioff of Salesforce.com.
In a video on the website of the initiative, which Monday was launched on the first than of the climate summit in Paris, Gates said the aim is to help companies ' innovations in the field of clean energy from the lab to the market get '. Zuckerberg left his followers on Facebook know clean energy as a crucial part of working towards a better world to see. " We hope this will encourage more partners to give innovation a priority in the fight against climate change. "
In total there are 28 investors from around the world in the group, including Mukesh Ambani of the Indian company Reliance Industries Limited, Prince Al- Waleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia, Aliko Dangote of the Dangote Group in Nigeria and the British billionaire Richard Branson.