The analogy of blockchain to jazz was made more than once at Event Horizon, the first major conference on blockchain technology in the energy industry held last week in Vienna. Decentralized, free-form, and without a conductor, blockchains have the potential to transform incumbent centralized power structures. While this may be true for purely digital systems […]
Following suit with the nascent nature of microgrids and decentralized renewables, on May 2nd, California Renewable and Adaptive Energy (CAL-RAE) held the first-ever poster session on UC Berkeley’s campus explicitly concerning the topic. Learn more about the topics here.
California is currently experiencing the worst drought the state has had in 100 years. The drought has prompted to think more about their water usage and how they can enhance their water efficiency. Here is a closer look at where the water is really flowing, demonstrating the important relationship between water and energy.
When we think of hydro, we think of huge ecologically questionable projects. But does hydro have a “soft” side?
President Obama’s new climate plan includes a proposal to expand renewables on Public Land. But is it just more of the same?
When PSE&G, the largest utility in New Jersey announces it’s investing nearly half a billion dollars in mid-scale solar Californians should take notice.
Amidst the second-term reshuffling of his cabinet, President Obama’s new Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, is of particular interest to energy watchers.
BERC is hosting three bioenergy experts to discuss the United States’ Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS2), advanced biofuels conversion pathways, and the future of bioenergy production.