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Photo of a three-person camera crew interviewing a student. In the background, cranes, unfinished houses, and the Capitol Building can be seen.

A camera crew interviews Team Germany decathlete Sardika Meyer during an early stage of Solar Decathlon 2009 construction.

Solar Decathlon 2009

Photos and Multimedia

The excitement of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is captured in a variety of media formats. Learn more about the event and teams by exploring these collections.


Browse Solar Decathlon photo galleries and collections, including high-resolution daily photos from Solar Decathlon 2009.


Watch videos from Solar Decathlon organizers and teams.

Solar Village Time-Lapse Cameras

See time-lapse images of the solar village from Solar Decathlon 2009.

Virtual Tours

Take a peek inside the Solar Decathlon 2009 houses with these team-hosted videos.