Despite the government shutdown, the U.S. Solar Decathlon will go on as planned. Twenty student teams from the US and around the world have been working for two years to plan, design and build solar-powered houses in competition for the top prize.
Competitors include teams from the U.S., Austria, Czech Republic and Canada onsite in
Irvine, California. Homes are under construction and ready to start the competition —
Thursday, October 3. Meet the teams through this portal — each has its own web page.
For all the teams of U.S. Solar Decathlon 2013, this is their moment in the sun — literally.
Green News Update will be adding updates and coverage for the duration – Oct 3-13. Public hours to visit the houses and view the teams – Oct 3-6 and Oct 10-13.
Home page for the 2013 US Solar Decathlon blog, videos and the rest
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