Bill Gates backs startup using sunlight to create 1,000C-plus heat

Heliogen uses mirrors to concentrate solar energy that can power heavy industry

Bill Gates is backing a new venture which aims to turn sunlight into a source of heat exceeding 1,000C that could help replace fossil fuels.

The world’s richest man is joining investors behind Heliogen, the first company to concentrate sunlight to reach temperatures that are high enough to power heavy industry without carbon emissions.

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Source: theguardian
Bill Gates backs startup using sunlight to create 1,000C-plus heat