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.
Over the Fall 2022 semester, I wrote Subsidies for Direct Air Capture: Lessons From the Solar Industry. In the paper, I use solar – one of the few climate technologies with a history of subsidies – as a case study to project whether the subsidies in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) have set...Read more about Did the Inflation Reduction Act Help Direct Air Capture?