Friday, February 6, 2009

X Prize Foundation Targets Ultracapacitor Technology for New Contest

Via CleanEdge:
UC Irvine students Kyle Good and Bryan Le were crowned the winners of the X PRIZE Foundation’s “What’s Your Crazy Green Idea?” competition, receiving a $25,000 prize check from competition prize sponsor Prize Capital, during a ceremony held in El Segundo, CA at the corporate headquarters offices of BT Americas (BT, a foundation- wide partner of X PRIZE).

The students’ idea “The Capacitor Challenge” – a concept to develop a new storage medium, the “ultra capacitor” – generated the highest amount of public votes in the YouTube video contest, after being selected one of the final three entries by the X PRIZE Foundation....MORE
Here's the X Prize Foundation's contest page.