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GE Women's Leadership Summit 2017
10 April 2017

Innovation Tips for the Energy Industry

The energy industry today faces major challenges. How will we develop clean sources of power that don’t pollute our planet, that provide energy access to the millions who don’t have it, and that maintain the reliability and stability of our electric systems? To tackle these complex challenges, we need more innovative solutions from all players […]

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9 December 2016

Should we engage or disengage consumers about their energy usage?

Should we be engaging consumers about their energy behaviors and giving them choice or reducing choice and helping them automate and disengage? While these two objectives seem to compete with one another, I’d argue that maybe they aren’t as opposed as they at first seem.

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7 October 2016

Early Stage Cleantech Funding – If VCs won’t do it, who will?

In the past year, Venture capital (VC) funding for early-stage cleantech companies seems to have mostly dried up. The good news is that other cleantech investors are stepping up to fill the void- including UC Berkeley through the Cleantech University Prize.

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28 January 2016

Welcome From Your 2016 BERC Co-Presidents

The time has come once again to welcome a new BERC Leadership and Executive Team, and this year is a special one as we’ll be celebrating BERC’s 10th Anniversary! We are excited to serve as your BERC Co-Presidents for 2016 and look forward to getting to know all of you better in the coming year.