Submit ideas to the Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

The Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge is calling on students to submit their novel ideas for creating a more sustainable planet. More than $10,000 in prizes will be awarded on February 23 to students with the most innovative solutions in environmental sustainability and clean energy technology.

Any student, any field, any solution is welcome – entries will be judged on originality, feasibility, and environmental/societal impact. Students are encouraged to work in teams to develop their solution in any number of topics related to sustainability – clean energy, food, water, transportation, place-based issues, etc. Solutions can be in the form of new technologies, business plans, or social initiatives.

Two upcoming info sessions will be held at the Wisconsin Energy Institute (1552 University Ave.) Room 1150:

Wednesday, October 4th
For full details, visit the website.

Submission Deadline: February 2, 2018 8:00AM

To register your interest in the competition, click here.

To see examples of past entries, look for the “Prior Winners” section of the competition website, or read this article highlighting a few past winners and how the competition shaped their student experience and early careers.

For any questions about the competition, contact Scott Williams, Research and Education Coordinator at the Wisconsin Energy Institute, at