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Winners of ‘Go Green in the City 2015’ announced

Schneider Electric recently hosted the 24 finalists (12 teams) for its global business case challenge, Go Green in the City, in Paris, France, from June 22 to 25, 2015. 

Mohamad Meraj Shaikh and Spoorthy Kotla, from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, won the challenge for their idea on an Efficient Energy Management Application.
As in previous years, Go Green in the City candidates presented a case study focusing on energy solutions for cities. Working in teams of two, with at least one woman on the team, student’s devised viable solutions for energy management sectors critical to cities, such as: home, university, retail, water, and hospital.
The 12 finalist teams came from United States, Brazil, China, France, Turkey, Russia, Morocco, Pakistan, Australia, Philippine, Japan and India. They presented their ideas for efficient energy management in smart cities to a jury composed of Schneider Electric senior management. 

During the 3-day event, the finalists visited facilities of the Group, networked with Schneider Electric employees, and attended career-building workshops.
The winning team of Go Green in the City 2015 wins a world VIP-style trip with Schneider Electric, visiting facilities, and networking with employees and senior management. They were also offered a professional opportunity with Schneider Electric.

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