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October 5-15, 2017

Archive for March, 2011

Vote for Solar Decathlon in TreeHugger’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Thursday, March 31, 2011

By Amy Vaughn

The Solar Decathlon teams have been nominated for a TreeHugger’s  Readers’ Choice Award—and they need your vote to win.

TreeHugger, part of Discovery’s Planet Green initiative, is asking its readers to vote for “the people, ideas, projects, and memes that are pushing green into the mainstream” as part of its Readers’ Choice Awards Best of Green 2011. The Solar Decathlon teams have been nominated as a group in the Design and Architecture category.

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Solar Decathlon 2011 Dates Announced

Monday, March 28, 2011

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.

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Solar Decathlon Participants Bring Innovation to D.C.’s Ward 7

Friday, March 18, 2011

By April Saylor

Editor’s Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE’s Energy Blog.

In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon—which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive—we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition.

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