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18 June 2018

Are electric water and space heaters the greenhouse gas solution for California?

Buzz has been growing around electric water and space heaters as potent technology for helping California reach its ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals. Recent state moves to require solar panels on all new residential homes by 2020 certainly make electric water and space heaters more carbon efficient. Also helping are more efficient heater models that […]

31 May 2018

Our Solar Spring Break

Written by Jesica Sutandi and Cindy Asano This past spring break, 23 students from various majors were selected to participate in Solar Spring Break (SSB), a partnership between UC Berkeley’s Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC) and Grid Alternatives (GRID). GRID is a nonprofit solar organization that seeks to bring renewable energy to low-income homeowners, while […]

20 March 2018

Another Cleantech to Market opportunity at Haas

Are you interested in cutting edge technologies? Consider joining the Cleantech to Market (C2M) course at Haas this fall.   If you were not able to attend C2M’s info sessions last week, here are the slides. We have an extraordinary line up of tech this year from Cyclotron Road, Cleantech Open, the California Energy Commission […]

17 March 2018

Listen to the Interchange podcast recorded at BERC’s 2018 Energy Summit

One of the highlights of BERC’s 2018 Energy Summit in February was the recording of the popular Interchange podcast, this one featuring a conversation between host Shayle Kann and Ryan Hanley. Ryan is a renewable energy industry veteran now with Advanced Microgrid Solutions and formerly based at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., Tesla and SolarCity. […]

3 March 2018

Honor a UC Berkeley sustainability leader

    Do you know a student, staff member or professor at UC Berkeley who’s helping the campus transition to a more sustainable clean energy future? Or someone teaching the next generation of decision-makers about the environmental challenges we all face? Here’s your chance to honor that sustainability leader, through the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability’s annual awards. […]