Latest Solar Decathlon Stories

2009-10-16 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman today announced the winners of the 2009 Department of Energy Solar Competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

2009-10-16 12:30:00

University of Illinois Takes 2nd Place; Team California Takes 3rd Place Team Germany has won the 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

2009-10-15 16:15:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Minnesota today grabbed first place in the Lighting Design contest at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.

2009-10-12 16:36:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Team California took the early lead today in the 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon by winning the Architectural contest.

2009-10-12 09:51:00

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Through contributions of technology and engineering know-how from Siemens, Virginia Tech's entry is more competitive than ever at this year's Solar Decathlon, now underway on the National Mall in Washington DC.

2009-10-10 13:30:00

Broadcast-Quality Video of All 20 Solar Homes and University Teams Now Available for Download WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-10-09 14:42:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 9 /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 seven of the 20 universities participating in the U.S.

2009-10-08 13:55:00

International teams are busy constructing houses on Washington’s National Mall in preparation for a solar-powered competition.

2009-10-08 07:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu will officially open the 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon today.

2009-10-01 14:01:00

20 University Teams to Compete in the 2009 DOE Solar Decathlon WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early this morning, twenty university-led teams descended on the National Mall along with high-tech, high-efficiency solar-powered homes they have built for the 2009 U.S.

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