10/09/2013 08:34 am ET Updated Dec 09, 2013

Students Compete To Design Solar-Powered Homes (PHOTOS) - Weather.com

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Welcome to the U.S. Department of Energy's 2013 Solar Decathlon, where 20 teams are showing off their originally designed homes of the future – all which are powered by the sun, and produce more energy than they use. 

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