Atlantis Renewable Energy Challenge 2018
  Jul 19, 2018     News, event, Atlantis, GreenCape, energy, solar, renewable, skills development, opportunity, education, greentech, Renewable Energy, Solar PV

AREC Poster small5The Atlantis Renewable Energy Challenge (AREC) is a competition for primary and high school learners to identify local opportunities for products powered by renewable energy.

Teams of up to 5 learners in Grades 6, 7 and 9-11 are encouraged to create or design a consumer product using solar PV. Use your imagination to power up your community!

There are three categories for entering:

  • Greentech, Environmentally friendly product, e.g. LED or electric vehicle
  • Wellness & Medicine, Product addressing a health issue, or a product to use towards wellness
  • Open Category, Any creative product, e.g. solar-powered phone charging station

Entries will be accepted as a poster, a built model or a prototype. The competition will run from 18 July until 2 September. Entries can be submitted during this time to Soraya Copoto or Elmarie September at GreenCape.

Judging will take place on 6 September, where teams get to pitch their product designs to a panel of judges. Winners and runners-up, from both primary and high school entrants, stand a chance to win exciting prizes, such as adventure outings, gadgets and events.

Click here to download the poster with more information.