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Bill Gates’ climate fund mobilizes $1.5 billion to make climate tech less expensive

Grace Donnelly of Morning Brew profiles Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Catalyst.

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The C3 Take
  • In July Bill Gates launched Breakthrough Catalyst, a public-private funding arm of Breakthrough Energy, that to reduce the cost of next generation clean technologies.
  • Catalyst has mobilized $1.5 billion thus far to fund direct air capture, sustainable aviation fuel, energy storage, and green hydrogen projects.
  • Innovation and private sector leadership will help us reach our climate goals.


“Catalyst plans to take a portfolio approach, investing in multiple projects working on each of the four areas of emerging climate tech it has identified, and then determing the best way to get long-term funding for the project.”

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