Bill Gates to invest $2 billion in renewable energy

Gates shows more support for clean power Acclaimed billionaire Bill Gates has announced that he will be making sizeable investments in renewable energy initiatives, particularly those that make use of innovative technologies. Gates has become known as a prominent supporter of clean energy and sustainability, investing aggressively in solar power and similar types of energy. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has a history of investing in environmentally conscious pursuits, but the organization also has a stake in the fossil-fuel sector, as it is invested in companies like British Petroleum.…

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Recycling technology turns human waste into drinkable water

Bill Gates funds and promotes technology that transforms human excrement into energy and safe drinking water. A machine known as the Janicki Omniprocessor has been designed to help developing countries obtain clean drinking water by converting human waste into safe drinkable water and the project has received a lot of enthusiasm from billionaire activist Bill Gates, as well as funding from the Gates Foundation. Gates is committed to bringing clean water to the people who are in need of it. In a recent video posted on thegatesnotes YouTube channel, the…

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Bill Gates trumps the importance of clean and accessible energy for developing countries

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Bill Gates is well known around the world as the founder of Microsoft, the technology company of gargantuan influence. In recent years, Gates has been playing a larger role in the world of philanthropy, using his position as one of the world’s wealthiest men to help developing countries liberate themselves from poverty. Gates has long been a proponent of ending poverty and has been focusing his efforts on helping impoverished countries through the use of alternative energy. Speaking at the Wall Street Journal ECO:nomics forum this week, Gates expressed the…

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Reinventing the toilet: Gates foundation funds research into generating energy from human waste

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is gearing up to bring a new generation of high-tech toilets to poor countries. The foundation has announced that it will be investing more than $42 million in the development of new toilets that are designed to turn waste into energy. Scientists researching alternative energy have pegged this particular area of study as promising, but little has been done in the way of developing a system that could convert bodily functions into usable energy. Nonetheless, the foundation is seeking promising projects that could reinvent…

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