The two students from Ateneo de Manila University bested more than 25 other teams from around the world in Schneider Electric's Go Green in the City contest in Paris last 2013. It is an opportunity to showcase the latent of Alyssa Tricia Eloise Vintola and Lorenz Ray Payonga, both Electronics and Communications Engineering scholars of Ateneo de Manila, they are the overall winner for their entry project called "Oscillohump", its an alternative energy solution to harvest energy from road humps using simple concept of electromagnetic induction. Oscillohump can generate power to charge a battery used to power DC loads like LED street lamps, traffic lights or CCTV cameras.
The duo got an all-expensive paid visit to Schneidere Electric's facilitiees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island in the US, well as Denmark. They participated in orientation sessions with Schneider Electric employees and top-level executives.
Alyssa and Enzo are now currently working at Schneider Electric Philippines as Graduate Trainees for Energy Management Solutions. Following the global win of Alyssa and Enzo, it is the hope that Filipinos may again make a difference by winning in this global competition. In teams of two, students from all over the world are invited to enter the competition and share their revolutionary energy management ideas for a chance to gain unique insight into one of the leading global energy management companies in the world. The winning team per country will be mentored by Schneider Electric experts to help them better present their project.
The top 12 teams from all over the world will be invited to the Schneider Electric global headquarters in Paris in June, 2015 to present their ideas in front of a prominent jury. The global winning team will win a trip to two countries of their choice and a career opportunity at Schneider Electric. For the past four years, Go Green in the City has been part of Schneider Electric’s strong commitment in finding new ways of managing energy consumption more efficiently.
Interested students may submit proposals up to November 15, 2015 through February 1, 2015.
The Top 3 Country Finalists will be selected by a panel of experts and an announcement will be made on February 18, 2015. The Country Finals and Awarding will be on March 6, 2015. Country finalists will then compete in the East Asia finals. The winners of the East Asia competition will finally represent the region in the global competition in France.
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