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Where Are the Solar Decathlon Houses Now?

Since 2002, more than 160 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 the houses from the U.S. Solar Decathlons are today, choose from the links in the following tables or select a pin in the map below.

View U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Houses in a larger map

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


2017 Team House State/Territory/Country
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, School of Engineering and Architecture Fribourg, Geneva University of Art and Design, and the University of Fribourg NeighborHub Fribourg, Switzerland
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Daytona State College BEACH House Denver, CO
Hogeschool Utrecht University of Applied Sciences Utrecht Selficient Utrecht, The Netherlands
Missouri University of Science and Technology SILO Denver, CO
Northwestern University Enable Berthoud, CO
University of Alabama at Birmingham and Calhoun Community College s u r v i v ( A L ) House Birmingham, AL
University of California, Berkeley and University of Denver RISE Denver, CO
University of California, Davis H2Ouse Denver, CO
University of Maryland reACT College Park, MD
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Sinatra Living Las Vegas, NV
Washington University – St. Louis CRETE house Eureka, MO
2015 Team House State/Territory/Country
Cal Poly INhouse San Luis Obispo, CA
Clemson Indigo Pine Clemson, SC
Crowder/Drury ShelteR3 Neosho, MO
Mass/Central America EASI House Springfield, MA
Missouri S&T Nest Home Rolla, MO
NY City Tech DURA Denver, CO
Sacramento State Reflect Home Sacramento, CA
Stevens SURE HOUSE Jersey City, NJ
Team NY Alfred Alf House Los Angeles, CA
Team Orange County Casa Del Sol Irvine, California
Texas/Germany NexusHaus Fort Davis, TX
U at Buffalo GRoW Home Buffalo, NY
UC Davis Aggie Sol Davis, CA
West Virginia/Rome STILE Cartersville, GA
2013 Team House State/Territory/Country
AZ State/New Mexico SHADE House Phoenix, AZ
Czech Republic AIR House Czech Republic
Kentucky/Indiana Phoenix House Louisville, KY
Las Vegas DesertSol Las Vegas, NV
Middlebury College InSite House Middlebury, VT
Missouri S&T Chameleon House Rolla, MO
North Carolina UrbanEden  
Norwich Delta T-90 House Springfield, OH
Santa Clara Radiant House California
SCI-Arc/Caltech DALE House  
Stanford Start.Home Woodside, CA
Stevens Ecohabit San Marcos, CA
Team Alberta Borealis House Alberta, Canada
Team Austria LISI House Austria
Team Capitol DC HARVEST HOME Vista, CA
Team Ontario ECHO House Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Team Texas ADAPT House El Paso, TX
University of Southern California fluxHome California
West Virginia University PEAK Morgantown, WV
2011 Team House State/Territory/Country
Appalachian State The Solar Homestead Asheville, NC
Canada TRTL Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Florida Int'l perFORM[D]ance House Miami, FL
Illinois Re_home Urbana, IL
Maryland WaterShed Rockville, MD
Middlebury College Self-Reliance Middlebury, VT
New Zealand First Light Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Ohio State enCORE Columbus, OH
Parsons NS Stevens Empowerhouse Washington, D.C.
Purdue INhome Lafayette, IN
SCI-Arc/Caltech CHIP  
Team Belgium E-Cube Oostende, Belgium
Team China Y Container Shanghai, China
Team Florida FLeX House Tampa, FL
Team Massachusetts 4D Home Maine
Team New Jersey ENJOY House New Jersey
Team New York Solar Roofpod New York, NY
Tennessee Living Light Oak Ridge, TN
Tidewater Virginia Unit 6 Unplugged Norfolk, VA
2009 Team House State/Territory/Country
Cornell University Silo House Ossipee, NH
Iowa State University Interlock House Moravia, IA
The Ohio State University Solar House I New Albany, OH
Penn State Natural Fusion Pittsburgh, PA
Rice University ZEROW HOUSE Houston, TX
Team Alberta SolAbode Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Team Boston Curio.House Sandwich, MA
Team California Refract House Santa Clara, CA
Team Germany surPLUShome Darmstadt, Germany
Team Missouri Show-Me House Rolla, MO
Team Ontario/BC North House Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Team Ontario/BC West House Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Team Spain Black and White House Madrid, Spain
Universidad de Puerto Rico Caribbean Affordable Solar House (CASH) Caguas, Puerto Rico
The University of Arizona SEED [pod] Tucson, AZ
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gable Home Champaign, IL
University of Kentucky s•ky blue House Lexington, KY
University of Louisiana at Lafayette BeauSoleil Lafayette, LA
University of Minnesota ICON Solar House Bethel, MN
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Meltwater House Milwaukee, WI
Virginia Tech Lumenhaus Blacksburg, VA
2007 Team House State/Territory/Country
Carnegie Mellon University TriPOD Rector, PA
Cornell University Light Canopy Lansing, NY
Georgia Institute of Technology Icarus  
Kansas State University and University of Kansas Kansas Project Solar House Alamosa, CO
Lawrence Technological University ALOeTERRA  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Solar 7 Cambridge, MA
New York Institute of Technology OPEN House Point Lookout, NY
Penn State MorningStar University Park, PA
Santa Clara University Ripple House Santa Clara, CA
Team Montréal Lumen Essence Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Technische Universität Darmstadt Made in Germany Dortmund, Germany
Texas A&M University groHome San Antonio, TX
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Casa Solar Madrid, Spain
Universidad de Puerto Rico Cell House San Juan, Puerto Rico
University of Cincinnati [re]form house Cincinnati, OH
University of Colorado at Boulder Core House Aurora, CO
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Elementhouse Urbana, IL
University of Maryland LEAFHouse College Park, MD
University of Missouri-Rolla Solar House Rolla, MO
University of Texas at Austin BLOOMhouse Fort Davis, TX
2005 Team House State/Territory/Country
California Polytechnic State University Solar Cal Poly house San Luis Obispo, CA
Cornell University CUSD Zero Energy House Lansing, NY
Crowder College Arts and Crafts House Neosho, MO
Florida International University Engawa Miami, FL
New York Institute of Technology Green Machine/Blue Space Kings Point, NY
Pittsburgh Synergy Solar House Pittsburgh, PA
Rhode Island School of Design Solar House Portsmouth, RI
Team Canada Northern Lights Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Universidad de Puerto Rico La Casa Solar  
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Magic Box Competition House Changping District of Beijing, China
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Magic Box Model House Madrid, Spain
University of Colorado BioS(h)IP Provo, UT
University of Maryland Solar House Clarksburg, MD
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Solar House Berkeley Springs, WV
University of Michigan MiSo* Evart, MI
University of Missouri-Rolla Prairie House Rolla, MO
University of Texas at Austin SNAP House Austin, TX
Virginia Tech Solar House Blacksburg, VA
Washington State University Zero Energy House Shoreline, WA
2002 Team House State/Territory/Country
Auburn University Solar House Auburn, AL
Carnegie Mellon University Solar House  
Crowder College Solar House Neosho, MO
Universidad de Puerto Rico Solar Habitat  
Texas A&M University Solar House  
Tuskegee University Solar House Tuskegee, AL
University of Colorado at Boulder BASE+ House Golden, CO
University of Delaware Solar House Smyrna, DE
University of Maryland Solar House  
University of Missouri-Rolla Solar House Rolla, MO
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Solar House Charlotte, NC
University of Texas at Austin Mobile Utility Unit Austin, TX
University of Virginia Trojan Goat Crozet, VA
Virginia Tech Solar House Blacksburg, VA