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Case Competition - University Challenge

Win cash for your idea - $5,000 worth of prizes!

Alliant Energy wants your solutions for the power grid of the future.

Put together a team of four or five students, review company and industry data, and present your best ideas to Alliant Energy leadership at our headquarters on Thursday, April 20.

Event: Alliant Energy Case Competition

Date:
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Time:
3 to 7 p.m. – Team presentations, heavy hors d’oeuvres and award ceremony

Location:
Alliant Energy Headquarters – Madison, Wisconsin
4902 N. Biltmore Ln
Madison, WI 53718

Submit your proposal: This challenge is geared for a business or engineering skillset, but all undergraduate students are eligible for participation.

Click to download case document

Ready to sign up? Send an email to jhines3@wisc.edu by Friday, February 17 and include:
  • Name, email address and major/background for each team member
  • A 300-word proposal of your idea
Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:
  • Innovation
  • Clarity
  • Comprehensiveness (addressing all three objectives of the case)
  • Diversity of majors/backgrounds on the team
Timeline: We’ll let you know by February 27 if your proposal has been accepted. If it is, you’ll be invited to present your case at our Madison headquarters on April 20.

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Info session February 7


Send at least one teammate to this on-campus info session with Alliant Energy. You’ll hear more details about the event and have a chance to ask questions.

5 p.m.– 6 p.m., Tuesday, February 7
Mechanical Engineering Building - 3M Auditorium (Room 1106)
If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to shopping or ordering on or using the benefits of our website, please contact Alliant Energy at 1-800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268).