Posts Tagged energy efficiency

View of UC Berkeley from Cal Memorial Stadium
6 February 2017

10 Reasons to Be Excited for the BERC Energy Summit (Feb. 23-24)

The 11th annual BERC Energy Summit is on Thursday and Friday, February 23rd and 24th and I cannot wait! Each year, BERC brings together 600 people from across academia, cleantech, the public sector, and more to connect about energy issues at our flagship conference. Under this year’s theme, The Path Forward: Building our Energy Future […]

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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.

19 November 2015

E2e Energy Efficiency Research Design Competition Call for Proposals

The E2e Project is hosting an energy efficiency research design competition and seeks innovative proposals from junior faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate Ph.D. students. The winner of the competition will receive $25,000 in seed funding to proceed with the proposed research! The deadline is December 31, 2015.

14 October 2015

Join the Cool Campus Challenge Today!

From Oct. 6 to Dec. 10, all faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the Cool Campus Challenge, a friendly educational competition aimed at reducing UC’s carbon footprint and creating a cool culture across the University of California. Sign up now at!

14 September 2015

Autodesk Design Night – Energy Hacking

Autodesk has been hosting “Design Nights” for over a year now to provide students and professionals with an opportunity to realize the potential for software in achieving social good. For their Energy Hacking Night, Autodesk showcased how technologies can inform the way we think about curbing energy and climate change.

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25 March 2015

Transportation: Land of Cleantech Opportunity

Over 95% of the 1 billion cars in the world are parked at any given time and 95% of the energy consumed by a car is spent on moving the vehicle forward, not the person it is transporting. The many shortcomings of the modern transportation that have left tremendous opportunities for innovative cleantech solutions to truly revolutionize the system.

4 March 2015

BECI Philomathia Forum

The Philomathia Forum on March 18 and 19 will bring together international experts in the science and technology of energy production; smart manufacturing; policy innovations; and business leadership. The Forum will focus on achievable solutions to the goals set out in the recent China and U.S. climate accord.

expo at arpa-e
10 February 2015

Berkeley based startup Axiom Exergy wins big at ARPA-E

Last night, a Berkeley-based startup Axiom Exergy, started by materials science graduate student Anthony Diamond, took first place in the Future Energy Pitching Session. Another Berkeley-based startup, Indoor Reality, took third place as well.