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2009 Solar Decathlon

German Solar Rides Power Surge to a Win

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

Starting in 2010, there will be a gradual reduction in the FIT rate for new solar installations every year (with uncertainty about exact impacts of the new government).

Menendez Lays Down a Solar Challenge

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

If there is a New Jersey Decathlon entry in 2011, it seems clear that Menendez will lead the way among Senators laying down some bets in the competition.

Racing for the Sun: Energy COOL Solar Decathlon Back on The National Mall

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

The Solar Decathlon is a biennial, ever-cool event, pitting colleges and universities across the nation in ten contests that "center on the ways we use energy in our daily lives."

Solar Decathlon: The Competition For The Best Solar-Powered House (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

University teams from around the world are busy constructing sustainable houses at this year's U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon competition...

Students Build Solar-Powered Home (VIDEO)

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

In the US Department of Energy's 2009 Solar Decathlon, members of Team California are working around the clock to finish their entry, Refract House.