The Advanced Mechatronic Technology Centre (AMTC), in collaboration with the MERSETA successfully concluded the inaugural Solar Boat race for Technical High Schools and TVET Colleges.  The race was a huge success, with schools and colleges enthusiastically partaking in the event. A number of local companies supported the event and the 2023 Champions we Port Rex Technical High School from East Londen! The School received a R10,000.00 prise as well as R5000.00 from the company RS Components to purchase equipment.

Second place was PE TVET College and Third place was Newton Technical High School!  Congratulations to all the participants and special for of thanks to the AMTC Team:- Karl du Preez, Meera Naidoo, Lizl Blom, Jan Hendrik de Jongh, Damina Mooney, Kabelo Mpurwana, Russel Phillips and all the students in the Renewable Energy Laboratory!