Finalists will present their business plans to a prestigious panel of judges at the 2012 Clean Energy Challenge on March 1. The winner of the Student Challenge will compete in the national finals in Washington, D.C. this summer.
CET and its anchor partners — Cleantech Open and Nortech (Ohio), University of Michigan, Purdue University (Indiana) and Washington University (Missouri) — held statewide competitions to select three finalists from each state to compete in the Clean Energy Student Challenge in Chicago. An additional 16 universities from across the Midwest served as supporting partners for the competitions.
The 2012 Clean Energy Challenge corporate sponsors include Wells Fargo, Acciona, Skadden, ArcelorMittal, Invenergy, Planet Solar, UK Trade and Investment, Goldwind, West Capital, True North Venture Partners and Marathon Capital
To attend the 2012 Clean Energy Challenge, register here.