Kuala Lumpur – Team X00FF00, comprising Lim Choon Yun and Breena Theseira, both final year Software Engineering students, stood out among the finalists as the First Runner Up of the ‘Go Green in the City’ competition organised by Schneider Electric. Their project, named Infinite Loop, successfully addressed the needs of energy management by proposing the creation of oxyhydrogen gas through electrolysis process, in replacement of conventional petrol fuel fumes. Among the 184 teams that took part in the competition, both teams from APU emerged as finalists of the competition. This continues a trend of APU students successfully showcasing their industry relevant projects at local and regional levels
Last year, students from APU were also awarded the First Runner Up of the ‘Go Green in the City’ competition 2014. With regards to this, Schneider Electric expressed confidence in the students’ capabilities and knowledge, thus indirectly making way for more internship and employment opportunities for our students in the future.
The ‘Go Green in the City’ competition by Schneider Electric challenges students to come up with intelligent ideas for efficient energy management in the city. The idea should address one of the challenges related to growing cities and the energy dilemma, and present an innovative solution for it. Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management and automation in more than 100 countries, offering integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership position in Non-residential and residential buildings, Industries & machines manufacturers, Utilities & Infrastructure and Data Centres & Network. The organization focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green through active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.