TerraPower and PacifiCorp, a Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B) subsidiary will build and operate the reactor, Business Insider claims. TerraPower executives hope to begin construction on the reactor in 2024 and complete it by 2028.Read more
“There will be eight Teslas, 10 Teslas,” Gates said at the SSOV Climate Tech Summit. “And only one of them is, is well-known today.”Read more
I cannot imagine billionaires such as Gates, Ma, and Bezos investing in fusion if they did not think they could make money from it.
Read nonfiction books. When you read for pleasure read non fiction. To make it easier to read begin with areas of knowledge you enjoy. Importantly, Gates posts lists of nonfiction books he reads at his Gates Notes blog.Read more
To explain, Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) appears on a list of companies Gates’ hedge fund Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) is investing in, Quartz reveals. Importantly, Commonwealth claims it can commercialize hot nuclear fusion within 15 years.
The first goal at CFS is to build a tokamak fusion reactor capable of generating 100 Megawatts (MW) of electricity, a press release reveals. In detail, 100 MW is enough juice to power a city of 100,000 people or the size of Boulder, Colorado.Read more
Bill Gates’ most unusual investment; at least from a tech geek’s perspective is the Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI). BlombergRead more
Even with its lower price Canadian National is a very good stock. It is scheduled to reward investors with a dividend of 30.4¢ on June 7, 2017. That’s down slightly from 30.7¢ on March 8, but up from 28.2¢ on December 7, 2016. So Bill Gates is also a pretty good dividend picker as well as a value investor.Read more
The world’s richest man wants robots to pay income tax – if they take humans’ jobs.
Bill Gates endorsed the idea of a “robot tax;” on automations that replace human workers, in video interview with Quartz editor in chief Kevin Delaney.Read more
Bill Gates has become a real life superhero who is out to save the world from climate change. The MicrosoftRead more