Media Release: Red Carpet Award “Resource Hack”

For the best entries that, develop a hack to explore the relationship of renewable and non-renewable sources of energy up until the year 2050.

Sponsor

Geoscience Australia

Finalists

SUHO from Canberra for their project Sparky, the Chatbot

Energy Saver from Parramatta for their project PowerHurricane.tech

Winner

Hakunamatata from Rockhampton for their project SunSpot.

Description

SunSpot is a tool which simply identifies solar panels on houses using satellite imagery to build location based solar output profiles.
The tool can be used by governments to identify their current solar status, predict the rate of solar adoption, and provide intelligence about solar clusters by postcode, street, or even country.