Clean Energy Beers is held on the first Monday of every month after work at Uncle Billy’s Brewery. Clean Energy Beers started off in April 2009 as an informal extension of Dr. Michael Webber’s office hours at the University of Texas at Austin, and has evolved into a regular gathering of those interested and involved in CleanTech. Five years later, the monthly tradition is still going strong.
“Clean Energy Beers has no formal agenda – it’s laid-back fun, with only one requirement – you have to like at least one of the following: beer, bar-b-que, or clean energy,” said Dr. Webber.
The event brings together a wide variety of people from Austin’s growing clean energy community. Most months, about 75 people show up for Clean Energy Beers: job hunters looking for work, employers looking for employees, investors looking for inventors, inventors looking for investors, business partners seeking deals, and people who just like hanging around other people who like energy.