Renesas RL78 Green Energy Challenge
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 PrizeElectrostatic Cleaning Robot
Second PrizeCloud Electrofusion Machine
The Sun Chaser: A GPS Reference Station
Honorable MentionsWater 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