How To Apply for the Solar Decathlon
Is your school interested in participating in the next U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon? Find out what you need to know to apply below.
Solar Decathlon 2015 Collegiate Teams
The U.S. Department of Energy has released a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to support the participation of up to 20 college and university teams in Solar Decathlon 2015. See DE-FOA-0000959: U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 for complete information.
Please note the following important dates for the Solar Decathlon 2015 teams FOA:
- Issue date: Nov. 1, 2013
- Submission deadline: Dec. 20, 2013, at 5 p.m. EST
- Expected notification date: Feb. 14, 2014
- Expected timeframe for award negotiations: Feb. 14–April 14, 2014.
To apply to this FOA, applicants must register with and submit application materials through EERE Exchange, the Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's online application portal. Submissions submitted through means other than EERE Exchange, submissions submitted after the applicable deadline, and incomplete submissions will not be reviewed or considered.
Institutions considering the submission of a proposal for future competitions are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Solar Decathlon rules. The Solar Decathlon 2013 Rules document will be the basis for the 2015 competition, though the rules will be revised prior to the 2015 competition based on lessons learned and technology advancements at Solar Decathlon 2013.
Questions regarding this FOA should be submitted to email@example.com. Responses will be provided within three business days.