It is usually open to diverse students across the States who run startups that can transform the clean energy economy. Possible Selected startups normally will be subjected to a 15 weeks training and are paired with individual mentors who assist them practically to develop their novel and state of the art plan and refine their business pitches professionally.
The 2017 version of the challenge saw Nigeria’s Solstice, established by Ugwem Eneyo and Cole Stites-Clayton – currently studying at Stanford University, rival UC Berkeley-based Flux Technologies and Noble Thermodynamics. Taking after the live pitches, Solstice was named ultimate winner/victor.
Solstice’ mission is to empower access to dependable, reasonable and clean vitality that is anything but difficult to oversee.
It built up a minimal effort energy providing solutions for Nigerian family units that gives understanding into vitality utilization designs by measuring both utility framework and generator use.
The information the gadget gives can be utilized by mortgage holders to track vitality/energy utilization, set spending plans, and get vitality sparing tips through our portable application.
Solstice brought home the US$50,000 prize and will go ahead to contend in the 2017 U.S. Division of Energy’s National Cleantech University Prize.