We want to advance smart energy in Southeast Asia. We believe software will be a key enabler of the transformation of the global energy system. In this spirit we have designed our challenges. Your solution must be a software solution that addresses the challenge of your choice.

Original Code:

Each Entry (Submission) must be original, of the Participant’s or Participant’s team’s own creation and must not have been entered in any other competition or program similar to the Hackathon.


In addition to your creation that must be uploaded on DEVPOST by 12pm on Sunday, all teams must deliver a 4 minute presentation for the judges and audience with no Q&A. If your team is selected as one of six finalists, your team will have the chance to deliver a 1 minute summary to judges with 4 mins of Q&A from the judges and audience.

Intellectual Property:

Giz, CalCEF, TechGrind, CU Innovation Hub, and KX do not claim any ownership of the IP teams submitted during the Smart Energy Hackathon, nor can we provide any protection of IP or sensitive material. You own what you produce at the Smart Energy Hackathon. We highly recommend you discuss the ownership of IP and division of prizes with your team members before the Hackathon begins.


 Terms & Conditions:

See our terms and conditions HERE