The Research Team of the Marine Technology Diponegoro University (RMT Undip) participated in the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge in July, equipped with LONGi solar cells and with its hull frame and extensive technical support in installing the cells also provided by the company.
The Challenge, hosted by the Yacht Club de Monaco, is based on the principles of innovation and sustainability, with participants encouraged to explore new technologies, innovative materials and alternative propulsion systems that reduce environmental impact while maintaining nautical performance. Contestants are divided into 3 categories: Solar Class, Open Class and Energy Class, bringing together professional yacht racers and university teams from all around the world.
With an ongoing commitment to educational initiatives, LONGi seeks to instill a passion for the solar industry among the younger generation, recognizing this as a vital path to future sustainable development. Encouraging RMT undergraduates to independently design and assemble the boat while providing hands-on technical guidance, the company played a significant part in its successful representation of Indonesia at the event.