KAZENERGY Association along with Shell Kazakhstan reported that, in accordance with the stages of the implementation of "Students Energy Challenge", the submitted video clips of the teams have been evaluated.

According to the results of the evaluation of the submitted video clips, the following teams pass to the next stage of the competition:

  1. Wind of Change - Nazarbayev University;
  2. Innovation WKATU -  Zhangir Khan West Kazakhstan Agrarian-Technical University;
  3. Geothermal Energy Group (GeoEG) - Nazarbayev University;
  4. Dream Team - Kazakh-British Technical University;
  5. Thunder - Al-Farabi Kazakh National University;
  6. EITI - K.Satpayev Ekibastuz Engineering Technical Institute
  7. EcoTeam - Kostanay State University named after A.Baitursynov;
  8. 24 ELEMENT - K. Zhubanov Aktobe Regional State University;
  9. FEOGI - Kazakh-British Technical University;
  10. QazTechAutomatics - Karaganda State Technical University;
  11. OxyGEN - K.Satpayev Ekibastuz Engineering Technical Institute
  12. Pokolenie Eko - Yessenov University
  13. Fam - Kazakh-British Technical University

The fourth stage will be held in Nur-Sultan on July 1-2, 2019, where 13 teams will participate in the Shell NXplorers training on the development of critical thinking skills.

In order to help teams prepare quality project work, in August of this year, it is planned to hold a master class in the format of a webinar “Creating an effective presentation” with the participation of business coach from the Ernst&Young Academy of Business.

We remind you that the winners will receive prizes (up to USD 18,000) from Shell Kazakhstan. 

The organizers thank all the teams that took part in the third stage of the competition and invite 13 teams to submit their project proposals to the experts in accordance with the Regulations on the Competition until July 22 of this year. The teams will defend their projects on September 23-24 of this year during the XI KAZENERGY Youth Forum (registration is on the website, participation is free of charge). The teams will also have the opportunity to demonstrate their projects to the participants of the Youth Forum. 

Good luck! 

«Dear friends, on behalf of the Association and on my own behalf, I am sincerely glad to welcome all participants of the «Student Energy Challenge» competition. Organization of the competition is very important for us, in the aspect of developing the human capital as one of the significant areas of our activities. I am convinced that this event will permit us to take a fresh look at the development of intellectual skills among young talented students, increase students’ involvement in the process of successful work in the effective team interaction with their peers, exchange experience and demonstrate successfully their innovative developments in solving problems in the energy sector. We are grateful to the Shell for their cooperation. We hope that this project, the present forum, will be remembered by its content and interesting meetings, and will contribute to the promotion of promising ideas and initiatives».

Karabalin Uzakbay
Deputy Chairman of the "KAZENERGY" Association

«We are proud of our decision to initiate and to finance this competition in partnership with the KAZENERGY Association, since we believe that the future of power engineering is in the hands of the younger generation. They have great ideas, enthusiasm and deep understanding of the challenges faced by the planet and the society. The main one is the global energy dilemma. The quality of the project ideas that we received during the «Student Energy Challenge» was at a high level that demonstrated the talent of the new generation of Kazakhstan. We hope that the experience of taking part in this competition will encourage our participants and many others to develop their ideas and turn them into real solutions».

Olivier Lazar
Vice President and Chairman of "Shell Kazakhstan"