VCU Engineering students lead the pack in powering the future

Students working in front of a whiteboard at Power the Future in Oct. 2018

Virginia Commonwealth University students won the top awards at Dominion Energy’s first-ever Power the Future design-a-thon, hosted by the VCU College of Engineering, Oct. 20-21.

Students from around the country competed in the Major League Hacking event. The specific mission: develop an app for Dominion Energy. The assignment was broad for a reason. Dominion, one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, currently has just one mobile app, an interface linking directly to a website.

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