All the homes in this year’s Solar Decathlon achieved net-zero energy balance, making more energy from the sun than they used. Solar energy is more efficient and affordable than ever. The Solar Decathlon is a competition that challenges 20 colleges and universities to build net-zero energy efficient homes that are put to the test […]
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon is a high-profile international competition in which 20 collegiate teams design, build and showcase solar-powered houses. Read more about Purdue University’s house.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon travels to California for 2013 — to the Orange County Great Park in Irvine. The 20 student teams selected to participate include nine returning teams, 11 new teams and four international teams. The teams are — Arizona State University with the University of New Mexico Czech Technical University […]