LONGi powers RMT Undip for Monaco Energy Boat Challenge

Local News

Xi’an, China, November 8, 2023 - 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.

About LONGi

Founded in 2000, LONGi is committed to being the world’s leading solar technology company, focusing on customer-driven value creation for full scenario energy transformation.

Under its mission of 'making the best of solar energy to build a green world', LONGi has dedicated itself to technology innovation and established five business sectors, covering mono silicon wafers cells and modulescommercial & industrial distributed solar solutionsgreen energy solutions and hydrogen equipment. The company has honed its capabilities to provide green energy and has more recently, also embraced green hydrogen products and solutions to support global zero carbon development. www.longi.com