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28 June 2016

The Urban Clean Energy Prize

Calling all clean energy startups! Tumml is looking for entrepreneurs to apply for the Urban Clean Energy Prize – a three-month program where Tumml will support startups with clean energy solutions for our cities – Deadline to apply is July 1!!

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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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20 April 2016

2015 – How important was the year for Renewable Energy?

2015 was a breakout for the Renewable energy industry, with the investments and capacity addition surpassing previous records despite falling oil, gas, and coal prices. Here are some of key figures and highlights about renewable energy in 2015, covered in a UNEP report.