The #U.S. Department of Energy #Solar #Decathlon 2015 was held Oct. 8–18, 2015, at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, #California. Fourteen teams competed to design, build, and operate the most cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive solar-#powered #house. Ultimately, Stevens Institute of #Technology emerged victorious. It was the school's third Solar Decathlon competition.
In October 2013, 19 teams from colleges and universities in the #United States, #Austria, #Canada, and the #Czech Republic competed in the sixth U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon to design, build, and operate the most attractive and energy-efficient solar-powered house. On Oct. 12, after the closest competition ever, Team Austria: #Vienna University of #Technology was declared victorious. Close behind were the #University of Nevada Las Vegas and #Czech Technical University.
On December the Empowerhouse team, along with partners and community members, completed the installation of a permanent, two-family home in Washington, D. The home was originally showcased as part of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon
Team Rhône-Alpes' Modular Canopea House Wins the Architecture and Operations Competitions of the Solar Decathlon Europe!