The construction competition organized by the university group reech - renewable energy challenge e.V. is aimed at developing a miniature solar power station. Students of various disciplines first will be given a summer semester to develop concepts. The three best concepts will then be implemented by the students in the 2012/13 winter semester. The university group will present the project on April 26. The competition will start by a kick-off event on May 3.
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