The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 student design competition, which challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive, will take place October 5 - 15, 2017, in Denver, Colorado, Energy Department and Denver officials announced today.
The 14 collegiate teams competing in 2017 will focus on creating high-performance houses that reflect current market conditions, innovative building and the best in sustainable living.
Student teams will provide free public tours of their energy-efficient houses featuring cutting-edge technologies:
Thursday, Oct. 5-Monday, Oct. 9, 2017
Thursday, Oct. 12-Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017
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