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Denver, Colorado
October 5-15, 2017

Solar Decathlon China

Conceived in 2011, the first Solar Decathlon China took place in 2013. A second Solar Decathlon China is planned for 2017.

Solar Decathlon China 2017

Solar Decathlon China 2017 was formed through a memorandum of understanding among the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Energy Administration of the People's Republic of China, and the China Overseas Development Association. Solar Decathlon China 2017 takes place in the city of Dezhou in China's Northwestern Shandong province.

The teams selected to compete in Solar Decathlon China 2017 are:

  • Beijing Jiaotong University (China)
  • The University of Hong Kong (China)
  • College of Management Academic Studies (COMAS) Afeka College (Israel)
  • Istanbul Technical University; Istanbul Kültür University; Yildiz Technical University (Turkey)
  • Shandong University; Xiamen University; National Institute of Applied Sciences of Rennes; University of Rennes 1/Superior School of Engineering of Rennes; University of Rennes 2/Institute of Management and Urbanism of Rennes; High School Joliot Curie of Rennes; Technical School of Compagnons du Devoir of Rennes; European Academy of Art in Brittany (EESAB); National School of Architecture of Brittany; (China-France)
  • McGill University and Concordia University (Canada)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology and Fujian University of Technology (United States-China)
  • South China University of Technology and Polytechnic University of Turin (China-Italy)
  • Southeast University and Technical University of Braunschweig (China-Germany)
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (India)
  • Shenyang Institute of Engineering (China)
  • Shanghai Jiaotong University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (China-United States)
  • Hunan University (China)
  • Seoul National University; Sung Kyun Kwan University; AJOU University (Korea)
  • Shanghai University of Engineering Science (China)
  • Tsinghua University (China)
  • Tongji University and Technical University of Darmstadt (China-Germany)
  • University of Toronto; Ryerson University; Seneca College (Canada)
  • University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China (China)
  • Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology (China)
  • Xi'an Jiaotong University and Western New England University (China-United States)
  • Yantai University and Illinois Institute of Technology (China-United States).

Solar Decathlon China 2013

The first Solar Decathlon China was held in Datong, China, August 2–13, 2013.

The top finishers were:

  • University of Wollongong (Australia)
  • South China University of Technology (China)
  • Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden).

The other participating teams were:

  • Tsinghua University and Florida International University (China-United States)
  • Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Ghent University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Belgium-United States)
  • Abbaspour University of Technology (Iran)
  • Peking University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (China-United States)
  • Tel Aviv University, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Neri Bloomfield School of Design and Education, College of Management Academic Studies (Israel)
  • Inner Mongolia University of Technology (China)
  • Alfred State College and Guilin University of Technology and Alfred University (China-United States)
  • London Metropolitan University and Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (England-China)
  • Shandong Jianzhu University (China)
  • Shanghai Jiaotong University (China)
  • Southeast University (China)
  • Beijing Jiaotong University and Bern University of Applied Sciences (China-Switzerland)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology and Harbin Institute of Technology (United States-China)
  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (Malaysia)
  • Xiamen University (China)
  • Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology (China)
  • National University of Singapore (Singapore).

Solar Decathlon China 2013 was hosted by the National Energy Administration and the U.S. Department of Energy, organized by Peking University, and supported by private companies.