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.
While much of our work at BERC focuses on technology, innovation and the private sector, it is important to remember that policy has some of the most critical impacts on climate and energy solutions. Without strong public leadership and vision on...Read more about Meet Kevin de León! Keynote speaker at BERC Summit 2019
Held annually at Duke, the Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition (EEMCC) connects students, academia and industry in pursuit of unconventional business-based solutions that expose unrecognized opportunities with positive social and environmental impact. This...Read more about BERC wins big at Duke's Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition