BERC Blog

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19 September 2014

Disruptive Energy Discussion to Kick off Fall Peterson Series, Sept. 30

The Peterson Series, the Center for Responsible Business’ flagship speaker series, kicks off Sept. 30 at Haas with a session on The Role of Social Responsibility in Disruptive Innovation.

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16 September 2014

Clean Tech 0 vs. Carbon 1

Even though clean energy technologies have experienced substantial and rapid growth in recent years, their combined efforts were not enough to prevent the largest single-year increase of atmospheric CO2 release in 2013.

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16 September 2014

Universal Energy Access – Let There Be Light

On October 17, leaders from private sector, academic, and non-profit institutions will convene at the BERC Energy Summit to discuss the importance of cross-organizational collaboration in effecting positive changes in energy access.

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16 September 2014

2015 UT Energy Week Energy Technology Open Competition

The UT Energy Week is the largest energy event at the University of Texas- an institution conducting more energy research than any other university in the country. The cross-disciplinary conference explores developments in technology, markets, policy, and research.

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16 September 2014

Want to Schedule Your Electricity Use to Reduce Pollution? Here’s How

Some of us occasionally feel the urge to turn off the kitchen/porch/office light as our small step towards addressing global climate change. A Berkeley PhD student – Gavin McCormick – has started a nonprofit to provide information on exactly how our actions impact pollution.

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10 September 2014

Distributed Energy Generation Is Coming

A recent market analysis indicates that the revenue distributed generation of energy should exceed $182 billion by 2023, which will significantly challenge the position of traditional utilities in the energy system.

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9 September 2014

Innovation Expo plans heating up with call for posters, case competitions

The Innovation Expo at BERC’s Energy Summit 2014 to be held on Thursday evening, October 16th. The not-to-be-missed event includes a keynote from LightSail Energy’s Danielle Fong, an Energy Innovation Case Competition and a Poster Exposition and Contest.

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4 September 2014

Volunteer to Teach East Bay Students About Energy!

SEED is hosting an information session Monday, September 8th from 4:30 -5:30 pm in Hearst Mining Building 290. Join us!