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Event Info:
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition designed to challenge the minds of today's students to solve the renewable energy innovations of tomorrow. The award-winning program inspires the teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses. The goal of these houses is not only to be attractive and energy-efficient, but also cost-effective. The Solar Decathlon 2015 competition will take place in October 2015, at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. The houses will be open to visitors for a total of eight days over two weekends. Open to the public free of charge, the Solar Decathlon gives visitors the opportunity to tour the houses, gather ideas to use in their own homes, and learn how energy-saving features can actually save money.
Event Location:
Orange County Great Park

Event Schedule:

Arrival in California9/26/2015
Re-construction of the house9/27/2015 - 10/6/2015
Media Day10/7/2015
Contest10/8/2015 - 10/16/2015
Public exhibit10/8/2015 - 10/11/2015
Public exhibit10/15/2015 - 10/18/2015
Announcement of results10/17/2015
Disassemble house10/19/2015 - 10/23/2015
Return to Morgantown10/24/2015
Fees:
Student Participant: No Fees
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