Siemens Energy is committed to finding the answers that meet the growing energy demand and protect our climate – and hosting Challenges like this is a great chance to tap into creative young minds! The Master’s students envision new and advanced solutions for their home countries (and beyond) and test out some market analysis and feasibility – all integral parts of being entrepreneurs. For more information, check this link out!
Bio ICE team member Philip Widmaier shares: “Our task was to develop an individual solution for an energy-related problem in a given region (ours was Brazil). We noticed that the unstable electrical grid and the supply insecurity were causing problems, so we developed ideas to address this issue with small, family-owned farms in remote regions in mind. Our solution intends to abolish their dependency on the unstable grid, so it had to be cheap, reliable, easy to fix, and efficient. Creating biogas from manure using materials easily found on hand, such as old engines, was perfect!“