Missouri University Team To Compete in Solar Decathelon

6 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, January 26 2012 Jan 26, 2012 Thursday, January 26, 2012 5:27:00 PM CST January 26, 2012 in News
By: Mila Mimica

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A collegiate team from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla has been selected as one of 20 teams in the world to participate in a Solar Decathelon in 2013.

The announcement was made on Jan. 26 by U.S. Department of Energy Secreteary Steven Chu.

The teams will be designing and constructing solar-powered, low-cost, and high-efficiency homes, then reassembling them at the Decathelon in Irvine, California.

"The Solar Decathelon will unleash the ingenuity, creativity and drive from these talented students to demonstrate new ideas for  how families and businesses can reduce energy use and save money with clean energy products and efficient building design," Chu said. 

 

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