This past weekend, nearly 50 participants from UC Berkeley, Berkeley Lab, and the Bay Area gathered for the 3rd annual BERC Cleanweb Hackathon. The event was a huge success, and 10 teams made pitches at the end of the 24-hour event in front of a panel of judges, including Anna Schneider of WattTime, Elena Lucas of […]
Join on Oct 23-24 for the 3rd annual BERC Cleanweb Hackathon! The event will take place from 5-9pm on Friday Oct 23 and 9am-9pm on Saturday Oct 24. We have two links for registration: 1) first, sign up at Eventbrite; 2) then, head to Devpost to create a profile, and either join a team or propose […]
Come one, come all to BERC’s Fall 2015 Kickoff Meeting! It’ll be 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Tuesday September 8 – Blum Center, B100. Prospective members can get an idea of what BERC is all about and current members can catch up and meet the incoming group. We will go over all of the exciting things we have planned for this year and talk about how you can get involved.
This weekend, four BERC members took place in a Solar Hackathon, held at Oakland’s solar accelerator called Sfuncube. Jonathan Mather and Caroline Le Floch were part of the 1st place winning team called ‘SolFox’, Eric Munsing made it to the finals with his team ‘SunBears’, while the team I was on ‘You’ve Got Sun’ won the People’s Choice Award by audience vote.
At BERC’s second annual “cleanweb” hackathon this past weekend, hackers came together to produce four new apps to help analyze and reduce home water consumption, food-related water footprints, and commercial building energy consumption.
Calling all developers, designers, data scientists, entrepreneurs, and energy & water gurus! The BERC Cleanweb Hackathon 2.0 will take place April 18-20, hosted by CITRIS in Sutardja Dai Hall.
Our upcoming Spring BERC’ers will turn any April fool into a future energy & resources leader.
For the Policy Throwdown BERC’ers shall debate, at the Resources Roundtable BERC’ers will educate, and inspired BERC’ers at the Cleanweb Hackathon BERC’ers will innovate.
Big Data is entering the energy market with innovative energy data collection and visualization tools to enhance residential energy efficiency and create opportunities to save energy.