Archive for BERC News

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20 October 2017

BERC Hosts International Smogathon Semi-Final

On October 3rd, Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC), together with CITRIS, co-hosted a semifinal of the global anti-air pollution pitch competition, Smogathon. Smogathon is an initiative aiming to fight air pollution through technology, based in Krakow, Poland – a city with one of the worst air quality in the EU. The project started in 2015 as a multidisciplinary 24-hour hackathon […]

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15 March 2017

Building Our Energy Future: The Path Forward

Jim Rogers, Former CEO of Duke Energy, addresses cleantech professionals, academics and students at the BERC Energy Summit. “Cleantech opportunity today is as great as it has ever been.” That’s how Jim Rogers, Former CEO of Duke Energy, kicked off this year’s BERC Energy Summit on Friday, February 24. Unfortunately, a bright future does not […]

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23 January 2017

BERCU Co-Pres. Brooke Maushund authors report, Speaks at COP22

I always tell my younger friends when they’re thinking about getting involved with BERC that it’s been one of the best parts of my time at Cal, and not just professionally. Getting to just hang out, and pick the brains of the graduate students in BERC, and having people to nerd out with about energy […]

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19 January 2017

Tomorrow’s Energy Leaders Call for Leadership From Trump Today

BERC has joined a coalition of student energy clubs from across the country in urging the Trump administration to demonstrate leadership on clean energy, and promote support for an industry critical to future American prosperity. In an open letter addressed directly to President-Elect Trump, student leaders highlight the continued and burgeoning success of the clean energy industry, its importance to American infrastructure […]

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12 September 2016

BERC Goes to ACEEE Energy Efficiency Conference

Every two years, the energy efficiency community gathers on the beaches of Pacific Grove, CA to attend the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy Summer Study. BERC own Dan Aas joined the conference; find out more about his experience.

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12 September 2016

First Solar Software Summit in Arizona: how software can cut 40% of solar soft costs

For the first time, GTM organized a one-day summit exclusively dedicated to solar software. This event gathered more than 250 solar professionals and featured software demos from Folsom Labs, Neurio technology, Wiser Capital, Eagleview technologies and Enact Systems.

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12 September 2016

BERC MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Kalyan Pentapalli

Meet Kalyan Pentapalli, an MBA student whose work is at the intersection of energy and mobile communications.

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12 September 2016

BERC MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Lana Bosanac

Meet Lana Bosanac, a Molecular Cell Biology postdoc hoping to address society’s most urgent problems.