• solar_0
    Has time varying pricing changed consumer behavior in Spain?

    Does time-varying pricing significantly increase the efficiency of the decisions that consumers are making? That is, do consumers that currently pay flat rates behave very differently if they faced volatile hourly varying prices? A look at Spain’s solar market may help answer those interesting questions

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    Graduate student applications for C2M’s 2016 course due this week!

    Click here to check out the extraordinary startups in Cleantech to Market’s fall 2016 course. It’s the strongest combination of technologies & team leads in C2M history!

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  • occupyrooftops
    Will community solar be the next rooftop solar?

    Green power has traditionally been a product that consumers have paid a premium for above their basic utility rates. With the emergence of rooftop solar and now community solar – and in step with those sector’s available subsidies – consumers are now purchasing green power at a discount to utility rates.

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  • Cean Power Plan
    A snapshot of USA’s Clean Power Plan

    Earlier in August 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Clean Power Plan – USA’s most ambitious policy to combat climate change. In February 2016, USA’s Supreme Court stayed the implementation of the Clean Power Plan, pending further judicial review of its legal merits. Find out more about the plan here!

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  • pollution
    How to build a billion-dollar industry to fight climate change

    If our society chooses to meet the ambitious climate goals set at COP21 in December, there soon will be businesses around the globe that make money by cleaning up excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Learn more about how UC Berkeley’s Center for Carbon Removal is thinking about this upcoming industry.

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Was 2015 the breakout year for energy storage?

Find out why 2015 might just have been the breakthrough year for energy storage!

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2 June 2016

CAL-RAE hosts Microgrid Student Research Poster Session

Following suit with the nascent nature of microgrids and decentralized renewables, on May 2nd, California Renewable and Adaptive Energy (CAL-RAE) held the first-ever poster session on UC Berkeley’s campus explicitly concerning the topic. Learn more about the topics here.

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28 April 2016

Has time varying pricing changed consumer behavior in Spain?

Does time-varying pricing significantly increase the efficiency of the decisions that consumers are making? That is, do consumers that currently pay flat rates behave very differently if they faced volatile hourly varying prices? A look at Spain’s solar market may help answer those interesting questions

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28 April 2016

BERCshop: Global Energy Trends and Developing a Career in Solar

Last Monday, April 19, BERC hosted Adam James from SolarCity and the Clean Energy Leadership Institute. Adam discussed the opportunities and challenges of developing energy solutions internationally.

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28 April 2016

BERC Happy Hour Blowout Monday 5/2

Join us for an end of the semester celebration at the last BERC student happy hour of the year! This will be a blowout for drinks, food and BERC swag. Join the fun from 6pm-8pm, Monday May 2nd at the Faculty Club.

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25 April 2016

Graduate student applications for C2M’s 2016 course due this week!

Click here to check out the extraordinary startups in Cleantech to Market’s fall 2016 course. It’s the strongest combination of technologies & team leads in C2M history!

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