Electrical apprentice George Stulock, sponsored by Kelly and Sons Electric, works atop the Puerto Rican team's entry.
2011 Solar Decathlon: September 23 - October 2 on the National Mall
by Anna Foden, LEED AP, Chapter Services Coordinator
Get excited for this year's Solar Decathlon! The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency. This year's competition will be taking place September 23 - October 2 on the National Mall, West Potomac Park. For more information, visit the Solar Decathlon official website.