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    Open Spots Still Available for C2M’s 2017 Course!

      Final few spots left on C2M teams for this semester! Deadline to apply is August 22nd.  How to Become a C2M Team Member: Graduate students in science, engineering, law, policy, ERG, and more, please apply using the green button on our website.  — C2M is a unique technology commercialization program that discovers and improves pathways […]

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    Support BERC during this year’s Big Give campaign, 11/17

    BERC is a huge part of the Berkeley experience for those of us who get involved while at school. We want to continue to create a community that is memorable and that forms ties that last long after leaving Berkeley, that is what the “BERC effect” means for us.

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    Let’s Teach Kids to Ignore Nuclear Lies

    Unfounded fears of radiation lead to fears of nuclear power, which in turn limit the potential to increase our utilization of the densest source of emissions-free energy. We’re teaching kids to recognize truths about radiation.

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    Water and Energy Intersect at the 2016 BERC Resources Roundtable

    BERC is pleased to present the 2016 Resources Roundtable, The Water-Energy Nexus. UC Berkeley is a recognized leader in innovative water resources research and management in finding solutions and new technologies to solve the growing water crises of the 21st Century.

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    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.


From the Blog

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 […]

4 May 2018

Alumni Night Recap

Thanks to all who came out to BERC Alumni Night 2018! On the evening of Thursday, April 26, BERC hosted Alumni Night at the offices of WSGR in San Francisco, bringing together alumni, current students and friends of BERC for a night of networking, fun and fundraising. Two BERC co-founders, Matt Price and Will Coleman, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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6 March 2018

C2M Information Sessions

Join us in accelerating cleantech innovation! Attend one of C2M’s Info Sessions—Pizza Will be Served! Thursday, March 8, 12:30 – 1:30 in Haas School of Business Room S489 Friday, March 9, 11:00 – 12:00 in Haas School of Business Room S489 The CLEANTECH TO MARKET (C2M) PROGRAM is gearing up for our 3-unit fall 2018 […]