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SunnyDay (English)

SunnyDay (English)

A presentation of SunnyDay - first Ukrainian solar hackathon dedicated to making open-source solar concentrators available for everyone.

Energy Torrent

May 21, 2014

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  1. What is a hackathon  Team contest of hackers and

    developers  Joint work on certain technology / problem  Informal communication  “Try-It-Out-Right-Away ” approach  Search for partners / colleagues / developers / mentors  Lots of FUN
  2. Why solar concentrators? • One of the most promising renewable

    energy technologies • Easy to manufacture in non-industrial setting (home workshop) • Can be manufactured out of materials available at construction store • They are easy to connect with steam engines and generators • Make renewable energy more accessible and affordable
  3. Why SunnyDay is special? The event will not end just

    with awarding the winners and giving them prizes All technologies developed will be released as open-source tech drawings — anyone will be able to make the same devices The concentrators developed are intended to be produced in non-industrial / small- scale production settings (home workshop or hackerspace)
  4. Open tech for the whole world • The models of

    concentrators developed at this hackathon will be freely available to everyone • Technical drawings and doсumentation on making such solar concentrators will be made accessible through EnergyTorrent.org web-site • The concentrators developed will be available for both personal and commercial use SunnyDay implementation
  5. A part of bigger event SunnyDay is a part of

    European Sustainable Energy Week
  6. Event venue Green zone of Geek Workspace Project Kyiv, territory

    of Dovzhenko film studio (Peremohy Ave, 44)