To develop and increase youth`s knowledge on energy efficient solutions and their application in today’s world on May 16 in the JSC “Sidrabe” premises the annual student competition`s “Saules Kauss 2015” final – solar vehicle competition – was held.
The absolute leaders of “Saules Kauss 2015″ were determined by taking into account a number of criteria – team`s homework (model sketches and videos on the preparation of the model), the performance in the race as well as an aptitude test on the “green” energy theme. The first place in the standings and a tablet went to a team from Jelgava Secondary School No. 5 “Nr2” (Maksims Davidovs un Georgijs Jablokovs, teacher Aleksandrs Smirnovs); second place – Rauna Secondary School „Jaunie Ģēniji” (Roberts Kokins, Kristaps Kažuro, Gints Broks), but the third place – team „360 Quickbuild” from Sigulda State Gymnasium (Edgars Trops, Mārtiņš Jeseris, Edgars Daugulis).
More information on the results of the contest and the final competition can be found on the webpage of Institute of Solid State Physics (University of Latvia): http://www.cfi.lu.lv/eng/