“Most innovative idea” hakaton
On September 19th-20th “Lietuvos energija” insitution organized the “Smart Energy hakaton“ event. The focus of the hackathon was on discovering creative people and promoting innovative products or services. Over 35 specialists from different fields – energy, IT, marketing, sales, project management, business developers, business executives – competed. The participants where divided into 6 teams and had 24 hours to deal with energy related challenges, such as grid digitization, use of Big data and customer engagement in the energy market.
The idea presented by “SMART KABELIS” team, which contained four ALBARS programmers, was recognized as the most innovative. Using special equipment the team developed a solution for locating faults in the electrical grid. The proposed solution would cut down the time required to find the excact point of failure from several hours to a few minutes.
P.S. Winners were chosen by “Lietuvos energija” management members – Darius Maikštėnas, Dominykas Tučkus, Vidmantas Salietis, “Lietuvos energijos” member of the supervisory – Darius Daubaras, adviser to the Minister of Energy – Rytis Kėvelaitis and “Contrarian Ventures” partner – Darius Žakaitis.
Best ideas prezentations of Smart Energy hakaton can be found here https://www.delfi.lt/video/aktualijos/ks.d?id=79108359