BERC Blog

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3 May 2013

Check out C2M’s 2013 projects!

C2M forms cross-disciplinary teams of graduate students to work on emerging climate change solutions (energy and water) out of UCB and LBNL. Students are drawn from business, engineering, science, ERG, law, policy and more.

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3 May 2013

C2M Helped Launch Battery Business

Have you ever heard of Imprint Energy? Did you know they got their start in the C2M course?

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3 May 2013

Cleantech to Market Bridges Gap from Lab to Launch

One of C2M’s success stories! Mechanical engineer Lindsay Miller, PhD 12, knew there was a market for her doctoral thesis project—a device the size of a stick of gum that harvests energy from machinery vibrations, generating enough electricity to run wireless sensors without ever having to change a battery.

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1 May 2013

Twitter/thermostat mashup takes top prize at Berkeley Cleanweb Hackathon

This past weekend, UC Berkeley threw its first inaugural “Cleanweb Hackathon” with a coalition of campus sponsors and corporate partners.

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1 May 2013

Take a Good Look, California: New Jersey Sites Solar to Minimize Resource Conflicts

When PSE&G, the largest utility in New Jersey announces it’s investing nearly half a billion dollars in mid-scale solar Californians should take notice.

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1 May 2013

Berkeley and Stanford cleantech startups win “Future Energy Pitch” competition

Entrepreneurs Lyuba Wolf of EverCharge, Luke Iseman of re:char, and Aaswath Raman of radCool, won last week’s “Future Energy Pitch” event at Stanford, powered by Ultra Light Startups.

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1 May 2013

The cutting edge of (scary) climate science is here in Berkeley

Last week the Berkeley Lab held “Science at the Theater Earth Day Event,” entitled “How Hot Will It Get?”

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25 April 2013

BERC visits Diablo Canyon Nucler Power Plant

On April 12th, a team of BERC students and professionals visited the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant in San Luis Obispo.