The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has rewarded six second-cycle schools in the Republic of Ghana for showcasing their renewable energy projects.
The schools participated in the Energy Commission’s maiden ‘High School Renewable Energy Challenge’, introduced this year alongside the 5th Ghana Renewable Energy Fair and National Energy Symposium.
The schools showcased renewable energy projects in the area of solar, waste and wind.
Ebenezer Senior High School emerged the winner of the Renewable Energy Challenge and it received GHs5,000.
Forces SHS took home GHs4, 500, Manhean SHS GHs 3,500, Tema Technical High School GHs3,000, Achimota SHS GHs 2,000 and Osu Presec GHs2, 000.
The ‘High School Renewable Energy Challenge’ is aimed at instilling a passion for solving renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate change challenges in students through research and innovation, develop research skills of senior high school students and promote technological innovation in renewable energy and energy efficiency, develop presentation skills of senior high school students and promote self -confidence and encourage hard work through public recognition and rewards.