Public Engagement

BERC Energy Summit

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The BERC Energy Summit, now in its 16th year, is the largest student-run energy conference on the West Coast. After a one-year virtual hiatus, the 2022 BERC Energy Summit is returning in-person at UC Berkeley to explore the theme “Powering Sustainable Energy Innovation.” Held at UC Berkeley, the event draws around 500 students, researchers, clean technology entrepreneurs, policymakers, and industry leaders to discuss the world’s most pressing energy challenges each year.

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BERC provides members with opportunities to engage with cutting-edge research and current industry applications through various programs and summits throughout the year.

The Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC) is a multidisciplinary network of UC Berkeley students, alumni, faculty, industry professionals, and advisors who seek to turn world-leading research into world-changing solutions by tackling tough and timely energy and environmental challenges.

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