Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute (BECI) is the coordinating hub for energy and climate research at UC Berkeley. BECI fosters collaboration between UC Berkeley, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and other external partners. The Institute promotes interdisciplinary research by integrating science, technology, business and policy. BECI is dedicated to advancing research, innovation, and new educational programs to cultivate the next generation of energy innovators.


As an organizational hub for local energy and climate research centers, BECI accelerates the research process by fostering collaboration between the brightest minds from institutions, academia, and the external community.


BECI brings together top PhD students and renowned figures in research, policy, and business to forge innovative solutions for our age’s most pressing energy-production and climate challenges.


By developing and implementing educational programs and curriculum, BECI cultivates the next generation of energy innovators while raising engagement levels across society.

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