Photo of Felipe Pincheira, a student decathlete, cleaning the solar panels atop the Solar Decathlon 2013 Stanford University house.

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

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Where Are the Solar Decathlon Houses Now?

Since 2002, 112 collegiate teams have participated in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Their houses—now located throughout the United States and around the world—continue to serve numerous education-, conservation-, and community-oriented functions.

To learn more about where each house from Solar Decathlon 2002 through Solar Decathlon 2011 is today, choose from the links in the following tables or select a pin in the map below.


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The contents of this map are also presented in the table(s) below. If you need assistance accessing this information, please contact the Webmaster



2011 Team House State/Territory/Country
Appalachian State The Solar Homestead North Carolina
Canada TRTL Canada
Florida Int'l perFORM[D]ance House Florida
Illinois Re_home Illinois
Maryland WaterShed Maryland
Middlebury College Self-Reliance Vermont
New Zealand First Light New Zealand
Ohio State enCORE Ohio
Parsons NS Stevens Empowerhouse District of Columbia
Purdue INhome Indiana
SCI-Arc/Caltech CHIP  
Team Belgium E-Cube Belgium
Team China Y Container China
Team Florida FLeX House Florida
Team Massachusetts 4D Home Maine
Team New Jersey ENJOY House New Jersey
Team New York Solar Roofpod  
Tennessee Living Light Tennessee
Tidewater Virginia Unit 6 Unplugged Virginia
2009 Team House State/Territory/Country
Cornell University Silo House Massachusetts
Iowa State University Interlock House Iowa
The Ohio State University Solar House I Ohio
Penn State Natural Fusion Pennsylvania
Rice University ZEROW HOUSE Texas
Team Alberta SolAbode Canada
Team Boston Curio.House Massachusetts
Team California Refract House California
Team Germany surPLUShome Germany
Team Missouri Show-Me House Missouri
Team Ontario/BC North House Canada
Team Ontario/BC West House Canada
Team Spain Black and White House Spain
Universidad de Puerto Rico Caribbean Affordable Solar House (CASH) Puerto Rico
The University of Arizona SEED [pod] Arizona
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gable Home Illinois
University of Kentucky s•ky blue House Kentucky
University of Louisiana at Lafayette BeauSoleil Louisiana
University of Minnesota ICON Solar House Minnesota
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Meltwater House Wisconsin
Virginia Tech Lumenhaus Virginia
2007 Team House State/Territory/Country
Carnegie Mellon University TriPOD Pennsylvania
Cornell University Light Canopy New York
Georgia Institute of Technology Icarus Georgia
Kansas State University and University of Kansas Kansas Project Solar House Colorado
Lawrence Technological University ALOeTERRA Michigan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Solar 7 Massachusetts
New York Institute of Technology OPEN House New York
Penn State MorningStar Pennsylvania
Santa Clara University Ripple House California
Team Montréal Lumen Essence Canada
Technische Universität Darmstadt Made in Germany Germany
Texas A&M University groHome Texas
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Casa Solar Spain
Universidad de Puerto Rico Cell House Puerto Rico
University of Cincinnati [re]form house Ohio
University of Colorado at Boulder Core House Colorado
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Elementhouse Illinois
University of Maryland LEAFHouse Maryland
University of Missouri-Rolla Solar House Missouri
University of Texas at Austin BLOOMhouse Texas
2005 Team House State/Territory/Country
California Polytechnic State University Solar Cal Poly house California
Cornell University CUSD Zero Energy House New York
Crowder College Arts and Crafts House Missouri
Florida International University Engawa Florida
New York Institute of Technology Green Machine/Blue Space New York
Pittsburgh Synergy Solar House Pennsylvania
Rhode Island School of Design Solar House Rhode Island
Team Canada Northern Lights Canada
Universidad de Puerto Rico La Casa Solar Puerto Rico
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Magic Box Competition House China
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Magic Box Model House Spain
University of Colorado BioS(h)IP Utah
University of Maryland Solar House Maryland
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Solar House West Virginia
University of Michigan MiSo* Michigan
University of Missouri-Rolla Prairie House Missouri
University of Texas at Austin SNAP House Texas
Virginia Tech Solar House Virginia
Washington State University Zero Energy House Washington
2002 Team House State/Territory/Country
Auburn University Solar House Alabama
Carnegie Mellon University Solar House Pennsylvania
Crowder College Solar House Missouri
Universidad de Puerto Rico Solar Habitat Puerto Rico
Texas A&M University Solar House Texas
Tuskegee University Solar House Alabama
University of Colorado at Boulder BASE+ House Colorado
University of Delaware Solar House Delaware
University of Maryland Solar House Maryland
University of Missouri-Rolla Solar House Missouri
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Solar House North Carolina
University of Texas at Austin Mobile Utility Unit Texas
University of Virginia Trojan Goat Virginia
Virginia Tech Solar House Virginia