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2011-06-30 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 entrants announced today that they will rely on lighting solutions offered by Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG), one of America's premier LED lighting companies and an industry leader in ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs, as they prepare to submit their solar home prototypes for final testing and judgment this fall. Grasping that the ultimate Solar Decathlon champion will not only...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

Dow Solar and Project Team Share the Mission of Sustainability, Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Dow Solar announced its sponsorship of Empowerhouse, a team participating in the 2011 Solar Decathlon Competition, which will take place on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. this fall. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, this biennial competition challenges college students to design, build, and operate a solar-powered house. The Empowerhouse...

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2011-04-11 07:50:00

Combines Innovative Energy and Water Conservation Design The University of Maryland Solar Decathlon Team has unveiled its entry in the U.S. Department of Energy competition - a high-tech structure they call WaterShed, because it integrates a unique array of sustainable features designed to protect and make the most of the Chesapeake Bay. The unveiling ceremony brought together officials and the dozens of students, faculty and mentors that make up the Maryland team, one of only 20 finalists in...

2010-12-08 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutting-edge solar houses would not be complete without state-of-the-art LED lighting, so Lighting Science Group (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) has become a proud sponsor of the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon 2011. The Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the...

2010-06-28 15:50:00

MADRID, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) announced today that the team of students representing the University of Rosenheim, Germany at the 2010 Solar Decathlon Europe has placed second, using high-performance SunPower solar panels to power the home they built for the competition. The school also took top honors in the Energy Balance competition. SunPower solar panels were used by first place teams in the last three Solar Decathlon competitions held...

2010-06-18 02:05:00

MADRID, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) announced today that six of the 17 university teams participating in Solar Decathlon Europe, held this month in Madrid, will use SunPower's high performance solar panels to power homes the students have designed, and are building for the competition. SunPower panels are the most efficient solar panels available on the market today, and were used by first place teams in the last three Solar Decathlon...

2010-02-18 13:15:00

Architecture Firm Perkins+Will; The Founders of New Orleans Habitat Musicians' Village--Harry Connick, Jr., Branford Marsalis, Ann Marie Wilkins, and Jim Pate; and The U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon to receive 24th Honor Award on May 11, 2010 WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you could lead an industry, what would be the legacy of your influence? Perhaps it would be to empower generations of architects to practice socially-responsible design around the world....

2010-02-15 14:24:00

By -- Peter J. Haas, Case Western Reserve University; President, SPME -- Ruth Contreras, Ph.D., U. of Vienna & Natural History Museum CLEVELAND and VIENNA, Austria, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) has issued a statement signed by 9 Nobel Laureates and 3,100 faculty members from 33 countries condemning the expulsion of Ariel University Center from the 2010 Solar Decathlon in Spain and requesting reinstatement. Many of the academics who...

2009-10-27 11:34:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Milgard's industry-leading stand on energy efficiency was on display at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as part of Team California's entry in the U.S. Department of Energy's fourth Solar Decathlon competition. For three weeks, 20 teams of college students competed to design, build and operate the most attractive, marketable and energy-efficient 800-square-foot solar powered home. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091027/SF99858)...

2009-10-16 15:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA and SPWRB), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that the teams of students representing universities from Germany, Illinois and California have placed first, second and third, respectively, at the 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. All three winning teams used SunPower's high-performance solar panels to power...


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