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.
The electricity industry is going through massive changes and this summer at PG&E I looked at heat pump water heaters as a way of addressing some of those challenges. I found that heat pumps have the opportunity to have positive net economic, environmental, and energy benefits under some scenarios.
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.
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.
A summary of the proposed energy policies of the 2016 presidential candidates by BERC’s own Adam Orford.
For two weeks this August, students from around the world gathered at UC Berkeley for the first ever Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp. The goal? To train the next generation of nuclear professionals to generate ideas and solve problems with significant real-world impact.