BERC is a huge part of the Berkeley experience for those of us who get involved while at school. We want to continue to create a community that is memorable and that forms ties that last long after leaving Berkeley, that is what the “BERC effect” means for us.
Unfounded fears of radiation lead to fears of nuclear power, which in turn limit the potential to increase our utilization of the densest source of emissions-free energy. We’re teaching kids to recognize truths about radiation.
BERC is pleased to present the 2016 Resources Roundtable, The Water-Energy Nexus. UC Berkeley is a recognized leader in innovative water resources research and management in finding solutions and new technologies to solve the growing water crises of the 21st Century.
In the past year, Venture capital (VC) funding for early-stage cleantech companies seems to have mostly dried up. The good news is that other cleantech investors are stepping up to fill the void- including UC Berkeley through the Cleantech University Prize.
For two weeks this August, students from around the world gathered at UC Berkeley for the first ever Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp. The goal? To train the next generation of nuclear professionals to generate ideas and solve problems with significant real-world impact.
Does time-varying pricing significantly increase the efficiency of the decisions that consumers are making? That is, do consumers that currently pay flat rates behave very differently if they faced volatile hourly varying prices? A look at Spain’s solar market may help answer those interesting questions
Click here to check out the extraordinary startups in Cleantech to Market’s fall 2016 course. It’s the strongest combination of technologies & team leads in C2M history!
Green power has traditionally been a product that consumers have paid a premium for above their basic utility rates. With the emergence of rooftop solar and now community solar – and in step with those sector’s available subsidies – consumers are now purchasing green power at a discount to utility rates.