Ten teams, coming from distincts schools of the Metropolitan Region, competed in the 2015 Solar Challenge, where they constructed their own scaled-down vehicle based on electronics remains and operated by solar energy.
The technician- professional School Nocedal has been crowned as the winner, and every member of the team received 100.000 chilean pesos as prize.
The second place was for Astroñoñas from the Liceo 1 Javiera Carrera, while the third place went to masterCit of the Teresian Institution. In Addition, the students from the Technician School of las Nieves obtained the award to the best communicator because of their campaign on the social networks.
Regarding to the origin of the program it´s important to mention that the Solar Challenge is part of the Teachers TryScience program of IBM, and has been organized by NGO The Solar Route, with the colaboration of the Chilenter Foundation.