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Denver, Colorado
October 5-15, 2017
Photo of middle school students touring the Solar Decathlon 2015 house from the University of Texas at Austin and Technische Universitaet Muenchen team as part of Education Days events. There are several boys and girls entering and exiting the house via a ramp as a team member provides them a tour.


The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon offers a powerful learning experience for more than the competitors. Homeowners and consumers, building industry professionals, students and educators can explore these educational resources to learn more about renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Solar Decathlon 2017 takes place Oct. 5–9 and Oct. 12–15, 2017, in Denver, Colorado at the 61st & Peña Station on the University of Colorado A line commuter rail connecting downtown Denver to Denver International Airport. You are invited to plan your visit, including learning more about the following education events:

We also have a complete list of educational resources to complement solar and energy efficiency courses as well as energy career resources. For more information, explore the links below.