Welcome to BERC!
BERC connects, educates and motivates students, alumni, faculty and industry professionals to address the world's energy and resources challenges
The Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC) hosts conferences and events covering key topics within energy and resources, including the annual Energy Summit, Resources Symposium, monthly BERCshops and regular social gatherings.
We provide our members with opportunities to engage with cutting-edge research and current industry applications through programs such as the Innovation Expo and Berkeley Innovative Solutions consulting projects, to name just a few.
The 2023 Resources Symposium, organized with the ambitious goal of putting the ‘R’ back in Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative, took place on October 30th and 31st. This year’s topic was Mineral...Read more about Resources Symposium 2023 Highlights
Larger than ten blue whales, grayer than the eye of a hurricane, more daunting than that ten-page paper due in the morning. There are plenty of hyperboles available to describe the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Headquarters. I thought through a plethora of them as I walked into the office for...Read more about Banking the Energy Transition with the DOE's Loan Programs Office