Ended: August 31, 2012

Renesas RL78 Green Energy Challenge

Winners Announcement

The RL78 Green Energy Challenge set forth to revolutionize the way engineers approach new designs in a world where low-power consumption, high efficiency and renewable resources are integral parts of daily life. Participants from over 67 countries were invited to showcase their skills in developing green energy designs for applications.such as energy harvesting, metering, low power and control systems.using Renesas’s RL78 microcontrollers and a robust software environment, powered by Renesas and its alliance partners.

Thank you for everyone’s participation and congratulations to the winners!   

First Prize

Electrostatic Cleaning Robot
Scott Potter

Second Prize

Cloud Electrofusion Machine
Michael Hamilton

Third Prize

The Sun Chaser: A GPS Reference Station
Sjoerd Brandsma

Honorable Mentions

Water Heater by Solar Concentration . Pierre Berquin
Air Quality Mapper . Raul Alvarez Torrico
High-Altitude Low-Cost Experimental Glider (HALO) . Jens Altenburg
Wireless Remote Solar-Powered “Meteo Sensor” . Grzegorz Kaczmarek
Portable Power Quality Meter . Andr. Barbosa







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