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.
Given recent events, including the election of a climate denier and coal buff as President, Thanksgiving conversations might be even more awkward than normal. Luckily, us folks at the SEC have your back – we’ve compiled a list of all the great energy news that will both reassure you for...Read more about Energy Roundup – Give Thanks Edition
On November 2, 2016, BERC held its annual 2016 Resources Roundtable, featuring the Water-Energy Nexus. Attracting over 100 UC Berkeley students, faculty, and professionals, the conversations shed light on current and anticipated challenges to the water-energy nexus, as well as steps towards...Read more about Challenges and Opportunities for our Water-Energy future