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Get involved in the 2023 Synergy Schools Solar Challenge

The Synergy Schools Solar Challenge is a joint initiative between Synergy and the Science Teachers’ Association of WA (STAWA) held annually to engage and educate the next generation of Western Australians on the benefits of solar and renewable energy.

The Synergy Schools Solar Challenge forms part of a broader Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths ‘STEM’ program that supports and develops Western Australian students, empowering our future generations with knowledge and skills they need to drive our intelligent energy future as energy leaders.

The Challenge sees Year 6 and Year 8 students from across WA learn about solar energy, then build and race their own solar-powered model cars against teams from other schools.

Register your school

Registrations for the 2022 Synergy Schools Solar Challenge are now closed. If you'd like your school to participate in the 2023 competition, click the button below to register your interest.

Register interest

Receive a school pack

Once registered, schools will receive materials, relevant to their registration type, to allow students to put their knowledge into practice. 

Competition takes place

Seven events will be held in term one 2023 in two Perth metro locations, Albany, Bunbury, Collie, Geraldton and Kalgoorlie. 

Grand Final information

The winning Year 6 and Year 8 team from each metro location will go straight through to the grand final, to be held at the end of term one.