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SUNNYDAY Hackathon Made Solar Energy Closer

First Ukrainian Hackathon of solar technology SunnyDay, which recently took place in Kiev, showed that there are a lot of initiative developers in our country willing to implement their environmentally beneficial projects. The holiday of technological creativity and renewable energy has become a part of the European Sustainable Energy Week.




SunnyDay is a first Ukraine competition between teams of young technicians on creating of effective and reproducible in non-industrial conditions solar concentrator.

For a few days the teams of creators competed for three prizes and title of the best developers of solar concentrators.

Finally, the best solar concentrator made the team of students of the NTUU KPI, second place got the team of developers from Kyiv and Donetsk, members of the KHackerSpace associations came third.

The organizers have promised that the SunnyDay project will not end with announcement of the winners; all developed technologies will be available as open drawings and anyone can download and make it by themselves.

The hackathon itself was the result of joint efforts. To its organization joined a large number of partners, sponsors and friends, among them the Good Deeds International Charity Foundation.