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On October 3rd, BERC will be hosting a combined North and South American continental semi-final of the Smogathon 2017 Global Edition – a worldwide competition for projects that...Read more about Call for applications: Smogathon (due August 15th)
Hi Energy Enthusiasts!
The Stanford Energy Club has been up to a lot this quarter and we’re going to end with a bang this week as students and faculty transition to finals and summer.
Bloom Energy Tour
Energy Club members had the opportunity to go visit...Read more about Activity Round Up, Spring Quarter, Part 2
As our energy mix becomes increasingly decarbonized, regulators and grid operators face new challenges from many directions. A growing concern in regions with high penetration of renewables is the risk of uneconomic retirement of flexible capacity, such as natural gas-fired power plants.
The recent news of Westinghouse Electric Company filing for bankruptcy protection reminds us of the odd state of nuclear energy production in the United...Read more about Nuclear Energy Policy: Agree to Disagree?
We are pleased to welcome Mira Inbar, BERC and Haas Alum, to our Alumni spotlight! Mira also spoke at the recent BERC Energy Summit on the Corporate Renewable Procurement panel.
Mira Inbar, Haas 2009
What are you doing now?
I lead NRG’s business strategy team...Read more about BERC Alumni Spotlight – Mira Inbar, Director of Strategy, NRG Energy
Hi Energy Enthusiasts, we’re only two weeks into Spring Quarter, but the SEC has already been up to a lot!
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) and Stanford Energy Club Happy Hour
We had a great event with YPE where undergraduates and graduates studying energy issues...Read more about Activity Roundup – Spring Quarter, Part 1
What better way to end your week than learning about the low-carbon development pathways in Chinese cities? On March 9th, 2017, BERC China Focus invited speakers, Nina Zheng Khanna...Read more about BERC China Focus hosts LBNL Researchers for Discussion on Low-Carbon Development of Chinese Cities
The energy industry today faces major challenges. How will we develop clean sources of power that don’t pollute our planet, that provide energy access to the millions who don’t have it, and that maintain the reliability and stability of our electric systems? To tackle these complex...Read more about Innovation Tips for the Energy Industry
Hey guys! The SEC has been up to a lot of stuff this quarter – here are the highlights:
Networking Night 2017
Each year, we bring 30+ companies to Stanford for our annual networking night. This year’s was bigger than ever before, and...Read more about Activity Roundup – Winter, Part #2
Jim Rogers, Former CEO of Duke Energy, addresses cleantech professionals, academics and students at the BERC Energy Summit.
“Cleantech opportunity today is as great as it has ever been.”
That’s how Jim Rogers, Former CEO of Duke Energy, kicked...Read more about Building Our Energy Future: The Path Forward
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,...Read more about The Energy Blockchain – Believe The Hype, Just Don’t Forget The Physics
Hey Guys! We’ve had a busy quarter so far – take a look at what we’ve been up to over the last few weeks.
Women in Tech + Social Impact
The Stanford Women’s Community Center held their first Work Series panel this quarter on ...Read more about Activity Roundup – Winter Edition, Part 2