By Carol Anna
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon has announced the dates for its 2011 event. They are:
• Opening ceremony: Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011
• Public exhibit: Sept. 23 through Oct. 2, 2011.
These dates are the original event dates and enable teams to begin assembling their houses at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13.
“Now that we’ve confirmed the dates, people can start making plans to come to Solar Decathlon 2011,” said Richard King, Solar Decathlon director. “We plan to make this event bigger and better than ever, so please keep checking the Web site for updated details as we draw closer to the event.”
Carol Anna is the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon communications manager.