The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges 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.
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The university-led teams that design, build, and operate the competition's solar-powered houses are the heart of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. These teams will compete in Solar Decathlon 2013 each produced an audiovisual presentation, to preview what visitors will see at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA on Oct 3-6 and 10-13, 2013 from 11am-7pm.