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NovoMoto, a student-led startup from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, took home the $50,000 Energy Department prize in the student track at this year's event.
NovoMoto Wins Clean Energy Challenge
Aaron Olson and Mehrdad Arjmand and their company, NovoMoto, won three awards and a total of $90,000 in the Clean Energy Trust Challenge in Chicago on Tuesday
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A startup that aims to provide clean, renewable and sustainable electricity to communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo won the Clean Energy Trust Challenge and earned $90,000 earlier this week
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NovoMoto, a Madison-based company aiming to empower communities in Sub-Saharan Africa by providing renewable, sustainable electricity with its MicroPlant technology, was awarded the $20,000 Power Clean Cities Award. They also won the $50,000 U.S. DOE Cleantech UP Student Award and the $20,000 Hanley Family Foundation award, making their total winnings $90,000.
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This summer, with seed money in hand to complete a prototype, Olson and Arjmand will return to Mboka Paul to assemble the first NovoMoto solar power kiosk.
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NovoMoto, a Madison, Wis.-based company developing a micro-solar grid for use in Congo, also took home three awards.
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NovoMoto, a social enterprise that aims to empower communities in Sub-Saharan Africa by providing renewable, sustainable electricity with its MicroPlant technology, won $90,000.
NovoMoto, a startup founded by Olson and Mehrdad Arjmand, would install a solar PV micro-plant to generate electricity, and distribute portable batteries that locals could recharge at the plant for a fee.