Press Release 051/2012

Electricity from Renewable Energies

KIT University Group reech – renewable energy challenge e. V. Organizes a Construction Competition for Students in the Summer Semester - Start on May 03
Fit in künftigen Energiefragen: Beim Konstruktionswettbewerb entwickeln Studierende einen Prototyp für ein Solarkraftwerk
Fit for future energies: In the construction competition, students will develop a prototype solar power station. (Photo: reech)

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. 


Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 10,000 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,800 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

sk, 12.04.2012

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