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Photo of the Solar Decathlon solar village looking down Decathlete Way toward the Capitol Building. The walkway is crowded with people, who also form lines off to the sides toward the houses.

Visitors line up to tour the Solar Decathlon 2009 houses on the National Mall.

Solar Decathlon 2009


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon is organized by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, which works in partnership with sponsors at all levels to make this student solar housing competition and event a reality.

2009 Sustaining Sponsors

These sponsors made significant contributions—including financial support, materials, volunteers, outreach, and awards—to the success of Solar Decathlon 2009. Learn more about each sponsor and their role in Solar Decathlon 2009.

2009 Supporting Sponsors

Our supporting sponsors generously contributed resources and materials to the Solar Decathlon 2009 competition and teams.

2009 Contributing Sponsors

Our contributing sponsors also made generous contributions to the Solar Decathlon 2009 competition and teams.

The recognition of these organizations does not constitute or imply any endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation of their messages, missions, activities, products, or programs. The U.S. Department of Energy does not monitor, control, or directly fund the activities of the identified organizations.