Relying on Arizona State University research, Source Global has developed panels that generate clean drinking water from sunlight and water vapour.

Cody Frieser, founder and chief executive of Source Global

Source Global, a US-based renewable water generation technology spinout of Arizona State University (ASU), has raised $150m from investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, CNBC reported yesterday.

Utility company Duke Energy, BlackRock and Lightsmith Group have also invested in Source Global.

Breathrough Energy Ventures is a fund for sustainable energy-focused Breakthrough Energy Coalition, an organisation established by philanthropist Bill Gates…

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Thierry Heles

Thierry Heles is the editor of Global University Venturing, host of the Beyond the Breakthrough interview podcast and responsible for the monthly GUV Gazette (sign up here for free).