Bill Gates energy mystery?

Energy issues seem to be top of mind for Bill Gates in the initial months following his departure from daily life at Microsoft. The big question: Is he piecing together some larger idea, or just learning more about a subject that affects all his other interests?The latest tidbit comes from the Calgary Herald, which reports […]

Energy issues seem to be top of mind for Bill Gates in the initial months following his departure from daily life at Microsoft. The big question: Is he piecing together some larger idea, or just learning more about a subject that affects all his other interests?

The latest tidbit comes from the Calgary Herald, which reports today that Gates and Warren Buffett quietly toured an oilsands development in northeastern Alberta this week. An executive with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers told the Herald that the group was asked to give Buffett and Gates “a general overview on the oilsands and Canada's role in the world of energy in general.” (Link via CNBC.)

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