The National Institute for Quality (INACAL) CEO Rosario Urías and the Head of Standardization Rocío Barrios highlighted the abilities of the three Cusco city High Performance School (COAR) students, who won a gold medal at the 10th International Standards Olympiad held Anseong city, South Korea.
The delegation, composed of Miluska Huamán, Rocío Barrionuevo and Anthony Uñuruco and accompanied by teacher José Villarruel, were recognized after submitting the project titled “Biogas use for electricity generation in rural areas by employing dung”.
The said is a cost-effective solution to enhance electrical lighting in rural areas of the country and to boost the social and economic community development. It is based on the use of cow manure as raw material to generate gas by a biodigester. The Peruvian team competed against challengers from South Korea, Japan, Indonesia and Rwanda.Training at INACAL
Before traveling to South Korea, students received training at government-run INACAL in topics related to standardization and the electro-technical sector.
In the international competition, the participants created a prototype, portfolio, elaborated a report and presented the said project to the jury of the contest.