Please join us at next week’s Berkeley Energy Happy Hour.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
New research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) suggests that China’s 2015 and 2020 targets for electric vehicle (EV) rollout will not be met due to “weak capability throughout the supply chain.”
The most prominent utility-scale solar developer in California, Oakland-based BrightSource Energy, has put their 500MW solar thermal project called Rio Mesa on indefinite hold.
BERC will be actively participating in this year’s conference. Meera Atreya, BERC’s VP of Chemistry, will be live-blogging the event.
The first official BERC student happy hour will be this coming Wednesday, 2/6 at 5:30pm at The Faculty Club.
Solar Impulse is not the first solar airplane, but previous versions required daylight to operate, and most could only fly unmanned. The Solar Impulse carries a pilot and flies at night, relying on ultra-light batteries powered by the solar cells on its wings.
Students who enroll in this program gain an exciting opportunity to work hand in hand with leading public, private and academic organizations in the field, strengthening and developing their skills.
2013 is shaping up to be an exciting year for BERC! Last weekend, the new leadership team, which comprises nearly 50 students from across the university, kicked off the year with a working retreat.