Meet the University Teams for the 2015 Solar Decathlon

solar decathlon 2015
These futuristic homes use technology that is available right now if we choose to make use of it.

2015 Solar Decathlon( Solar Thermal Magazine)

In the Solar Decathlon, university teams from all over the world participate in designing and building eco friendly solar powered homes that can serve as models and labs of learning for people all over the world. These futuristic homes use technology that is available right now if we choose to make use of it.

Recently the US Department of Energy announced the participants for Solar Decathlon 2015.

Solar Thermal Magazine is please to introduce the 20 teams selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015!

  1. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  2. California State University, Sacramento
  3. Clemson University
  4. Crowder College and Drury University
  5. Missouri University of Science and Technology
  6. New York City College of Technology
  7. Stanford University
  8. State University of New York at Alfred College of Technology and Alfred University
  9. Stevens Institute of Technology
  10. University of Florida, National University of Singapore, and Santa Fe College
  11. The University of Texas at Austin and Technische Universitaet Muenchen
  12. University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
  13. University of California, Davis
  14. University of California, Irvine; Saddleback College; Chapman University; and Irvine Valley College
  15. Vanderbilt University and Middle Tennessee State University
  16. West Virginia University and University of Roma Tor Vergata
  17. Western New England University, Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, and Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana
  18. Yale University.


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The next Solar Decathlon will take place Oct. 8–18, 2015, at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. The Solar Decathlon competition houses will be open to visitors from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily on eight days over two weekends:

About Gordon Smith
Gordon's expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.

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