The Berkeley Rural Energy Group (BREG) is a network of NGOs, technology firms, and diverse UC Berkeley student and faculty participants from energy, economics, public health, engineering, sociology, and beyond located in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA. The mission of BREG is three-fold: (1) to better network the Bay Area intellectual community that focuses on remote energy access in developing countries; (2) to provide expertise in energy development and dissemination to outside foundations, NGOs and companies who are interested in enabling remote energy access in developing country communities; (3) to conduct interdisciplinary research in the field of rural energy development.
Affiliated Departments: Energy and Resources Group, Public Health, Development Practice, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Economics, Mechanical Engineering
Established Year: 2008
Meeting Schedule: Every other Friday at 12 PM, in Wellman Hall Room 311
Upcoming Talks: breg.berkeley.edu/meeting-