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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » A Solar Decathlon Entry  

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A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk Friday, August 19, 2011 By Erin Pierce Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the teams participating in the competition. I t's a tale of two universities with a vision for one historic city. Students from both Hampton and Old Dominion universities have joined forces to compete in the upcoming U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon with their entry, called Unit 6 Unplugged. As Tidewater Virginia, the students will unveil their vision for the future -an energy-efficient house that

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon Entry  

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Entry Uses iPad To Monitor House Entry Uses iPad To Monitor House Friday, September 2, 2011 By Erik Hyrkas Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the teams participating in the competition. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is participating in its first Solar Decathlon with Living Light. Named for its brightly sunlit, double-facade glass system, the house's blueprint was inspired by the cantilever barns of Southern Appalachia, which feature giant eaves to provide shade and a two-core design.

 The floor plan revolves around the two wooden cores at the base, which

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Team China...  

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China Transforms Shipping Containers Into a Solar-Powered House Friday, June 17, 2011 By Erin Pierce Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Purdue's "IN...  

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Purdue's "IN Home" Rallies for the Solar Decathlon Friday, May 6, 2011 By Erik Hyrkas Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S....

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blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en From Mind to Marketplace: SunShot Incubator's Latest Protégés Get to Work http://energy.gov/eere/articles/mind-marketplace-sunshot-incubator-s-latest-prot-g-s-get-work From Mind to Marketplace: SunShot Incubator's Latest Protégés Get to Work

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Solar Decathlon...  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Solar Decathlon Alumni Association Seeks Former Decathletes Wednesday,...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Tidewater Virginia  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Solar Decathlon Blog - Tidewater Virginia Below you will find Solar...

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Solar Decathlon 2013: New Teams New Location Thursday, January 26, 2012...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Solar Decathlon...  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Solar Decathlon Dates Set for October 3-13, 2013 Wednesday, March 14, 2012...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Canada  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Solar Decathlon Blog - Canada Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Ohio State  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Solar Decathlon Blog - Ohio State Below you will find Solar Decathlon news...

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Solar Blog | Department of Energy  

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Blog Blog Solar Blog RSS November 4, 2010 Sen. Menendez, Rep. Pascrell, John Lushetsky and other officials at the ribbon cutting. Largest Solar Panel Installation at a U.S. University Goes Live John Lushetsky, Program Manager of the Solar Technologies Program at the Energy Department, shares his thoughts on the recent ribbon cutting event for the largest solar installation on a United States university campus. May 10, 2010 Five Iowa schools will receive rooftop solar panels this summer to help teach students about the technology | File Photo Solar Panels to Help Iowa Students Learn About Renewable Energy Learning about the sun's power is just as important as harnessing it. New solar panels to be installed on the rooftops of five Iowa middle schools will give students hands-on experience with the technology and help offset

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Solar Blog | Department of Energy  

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Solar Blog Solar Blog Solar Blog RSS January 16, 2014 The installation of this 2,244-panel photovoltaic system on Pinnacle Charter School in Denver, Colorado was fully funded by 456 American investors in 10 days. The project is expected to save the school $1.6 million in electricity costs over the next ten years.| Photo courtesy of Mosaic Simplifying Solar Project Financing Sunshot Incubator awardees such as Mosaic are revolutionizing America's solar landscape and helping the nation move to cleaner, more sustainable forms of energy that lower costs for consumers. October 22, 2013 Workers from Clean Power Research review a software platform that aims to lower the costs associated with connecting distributed solar electricity generation to the grid. The platform is one of several projects funded through the Energy Department's SunShot Incubator Program, which provides early-stage assistance to help small businesses cross technological barriers to commercialization. | Photo courtesy of Clean Power Research

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Department...  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Department of Energy Seeks New Location for Solar Decathlon 2013 Tuesday,...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon 2009  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Solar Decathlon Blog - Solar Decathlon 2009 Below you will find Solar...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Maryland  

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Maryland Maryland Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Maryland archive, sorted by date. University of Maryland Solar Decathlon Team Celebrates With a Shed-Raising Monday, April 11, 2011 By Erin Pierce Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. Photo of a group of people posing in front of a building shell. The WaterShed team with Solar Decathlon Director Richard King and University of Maryland faculty and officials at the shed-raising event April 7 (Credit: Jennifer Towbin/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon Europe 2012  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Solar Decathlon Blog - Solar Decathlon Europe 2012 Below you will find...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2011 February  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Archive for February, 2011 Energy, Interior Departments Announce New...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Miami Students' Solar  

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Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability Miami Students' Solar Decathlon Design Focused on Sustainability Tuesday, April 5, 2011 By Erin Pierce Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. For our latest story, we spoke with Michelle Marcovits of Florida International University about the team's design-called the perFORM[D]ance House. Photo of a model of perFORM[D]ance House. A model of Florida International University's Solar Decathlon entry (Credit: All Commercial Photography/U.S. Department of Energy Solar

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon 2009  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Posts Tagged 'Solar Decathlon 2009' Solar Decathlon Alumni Association...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon Team  

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Solar Decathlon Team Using Appalachian Mountain History To Model Home of Solar Decathlon Team Using Appalachian Mountain History To Model Home of the Future Monday, April 4, 2011 By April Saylor Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. For our second profile, we spoke with Appalachian State University's faculty advisors Jamie Russell and Chad Everhart about The Solar Homestead, their team's entry into the competition. Both Chad and Jamie are professors from the university's building science program in the Department of Technology. Chad provided guidance for the architecture and

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Teams  

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'Teams' 'Teams' Solar Decathlon 2013: Designing the Houses of Today Thursday, September 12, 2013 By Rebecca Matulka Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. Designing an energy-efficient, solar-powered house for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is like solving a riddle that has more than one answer. Instead of just thinking about building materials and cost in the design process, teams have to consider a myriad of factors to create a winning house. Although the design process never officially ends, the teams spend more than a year focusing on design before breaking ground on their houses. Early in the process, they select a target client for their house-one of the biggest impacts on their final design-and decide how they will

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon 2011  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Posts Tagged 'Solar Decathlon 2011' Clarity, Passion Score Communications...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2011 March  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Archive for March, 2011 Vote for Solar Decathlon in TreeHugger's Readers'...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Video Blog...  

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Architecture Comfort Zone Energy Balance Engineering Home Entertainment Hot Water Market Appeal Events Media Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon 2009 Solar Decathlon 2011 Solar...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon Team  

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Team Leading the Way Toward Sustainable Living-Even in Team Leading the Way Toward Sustainable Living-Even in the Wake of Disasters Friday, August 26, 2011 By April Saylor Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the teams participating in the competition. Photo of Re_home under construction. The Re_home is nearing completion. (Courtesy of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Solar Decathlon team) For this year's Solar Decathlon, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is returning to the National Mall with the Re_home, which offers a more sustainable housing solution for communities following a

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Team New York  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Solar Decathlon Blog - Team New York Below you will find Solar Decathlon...

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features. WBranham Says: September 20, 2011 at 10:17 pm Georgia's grass roots Regional Solar Market Transformation Initiative is positioned to lead the nation in the development...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon  

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Participants Bring Innovation to D.C.'s Ward 7 Participants Bring Innovation to D.C.'s Ward 7 Friday, March 18, 2011 By April Saylor Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. To kick things off, we spoke with Amanda Waal, architecture student and primary student contact for Empowerhouse-a joint venture between Parsons The New School for Design, Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy, and Stevens Institute of Technology. Photo of a model of Empowerhouse. Two students work in the background.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » The Ohio State University  

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The Ohio State University Readies for Its Encore at the Solar Decathlon The Ohio State University Readies for Its Encore at the Solar Decathlon Monday, April 18, 2011 By Erik Hyrkas Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. The Ohio State University team is getting ramped up for its second run at the Solar Decathlon this fall. After placing 10th in the 2009 competition, the team is looking to bring a bigger, tougher, and more efficient house to this year's event. Photo of a group of people gathered around a large table. The Ohio State University team meets in preparation for Solar Decathlon

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Solar Decathlon...  

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Architecture Comfort Zone Energy Balance Engineering Home Entertainment Hot Water Market Appeal Events Media Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon 2009 Solar Decathlon 2011 Solar...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon 2013:  

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2013: Raising More Than Just Walls 2013: Raising More Than Just Walls Tuesday, September 10, 2013 By Rebecca Matulka Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. For the teams competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, every cent counts. From researching design options and building supplies to transporting houses and communications materials, the costs of developing a competition house can add up. But before the teams even start on the building process, they must first master the art of fundraising. To get them started, the Energy Department gives each team a $100,000 grant to meet competition deliverables-such as developing a project manual, creating a health and safety plan, and producing digital renderings of it house. Beyond that, the teams are responsible for fundraising the

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Belgium's Ghent  

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Belgium's Ghent University Prepares Its E-Cube for Solar Decathlon 2011 Belgium's Ghent University Prepares Its E-Cube for Solar Decathlon 2011 Friday, June 10, 2011 By Erik Hyrkas Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. Ghent University's unique two-story house could be an international star at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon this year because of the Belgium team's innovative, ultra-efficient, passive design of the E-Cube. Alt: Photo of a small construction site tucked in an urban setting. In the middle is E-Cube.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Team Massachusetts Brings  

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Massachusetts Brings a Fourth Dimension to the Solar Decathlon Massachusetts Brings a Fourth Dimension to the Solar Decathlon Friday, July 15, 2011 By Erik Hyrkas Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. Team Massachusetts Project Manager Spencer Culhane puts the finishing touches on the team's design model. (Courtesy of the Team Massachusetts Flickr photostream) Team Massachusetts is bringing a unique perspective to the Solar Decathlon this fall. You might say it is a fourth dimension because of the team's newly constructed 4D Home. But it could also be argued that it is because

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Middlebury Students  

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Middlebury Students Practice "Self-Reliance" With Solar Decathlon House Middlebury Students Practice "Self-Reliance" With Solar Decathlon House Thursday, April 21, 2011 By April Saylor Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. Located in Vermont's Champlain Valley, with the Green Mountains to the east of campus and the Adirondacks to the west, Middlebury College seems like a naturally suited location for a Solar Decathlon team. For decades, the school has made sustainability a priority, and it launched the first environmental studies major in the nation in 1965. Since then, new

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Team Canada Returns to  

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Team Canada Returns to the Solar Decathlon With First Nation Values in Mind Team Canada Returns to the Solar Decathlon With First Nation Values in Mind Friday, June 3, 2011 By April Saylor Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. For our latest profile, we took a look at Team Canada's design from the University of Calgary, which is making its second go at the competition after placing an impressive sixth out of 20 in Solar Decathlon 2009. Photo of a group of people standing around a small table with a model of TRTL. Members of Team Canada display a model of TRTL at the International

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Team Capitol DC  

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Capitol DC Capitol DC Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Team Capitol DC archive, sorted by date. Hangout With Solar Decathlon 2013 Teams on Sept. 18! Wednesday, September 11, 2013 By Rebecca Matulka Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. Photo of a Solar Decathlon house at night. Superimposed is the following text: "Solar Decathlon 2013: The Path to a Brighter Future. Energy.gov/live. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at p.m. ET. #askSD." Mark your calendars for a Google+ Hangout on Solar Decathlon 2013: The Path to a Brighter Future on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m. ET. For more than 10 years, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon has been preparing the next wave of energy leaders-providing hands-on experience in designing and building energy-efficient, solar-powered

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Technology Spotlights  

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Solar Water Heating Solar Water Heating http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/2504 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/2504#comments Sat, 28 Sep 2013 00:49:13 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=2504 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/2504/feed 0 Technology Spotlight: Structural Insulated Panels http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1530 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1530#comments Mon, 19 Sep 2011 17:42:18 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1530 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1530/feed 1 Technology Spotlight: Radiant Heating Systems http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1418 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1418#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2011 19:52:35 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1418

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Team Belgium  

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25 People x 4 Days 25 People x 4 Days + 1 Manual = Team Belgium's E-Cube http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1726 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1726#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2011 16:32:31 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1726 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1726/feed 0 Video Blog: Day One Assembly http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1472 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1472#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2011 21:39:04 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1472 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1472/feed 2 Belgium's Ghent University Prepares Its E-Cube for Solar Decathlon 2011 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1092 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1092#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2011 14:59:09 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1092

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China Coming in 2013 Thursday, January 20, 2011 The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is proud to announce the newest member of the global Solar Decathlon family: Solar...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Team Massachusetts  

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Progress, Delays, Progress, Delays, and Generosity Characterize Second Full Day of Team Assembly http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1434 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1434#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2011 01:02:08 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1434 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1434/feed 0 Solar Decathlon 2011 Swings Into First Full Day of Construction http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1400 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1400#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2011 01:45:58 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1400 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1400/feed 0 Team Massachusetts Brings a Fourth Dimension to the Solar Decathlon http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1220 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1220#comments Fri, 15 Jul 2011

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » SCI-Arc/Caltech  

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2013: Designing the Houses of Today 2013: Designing the Houses of Today http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/2354 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/2354#comments Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:57:14 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=2354 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/2354/feed 3 New Zealand Takes First in Engineering Contest http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1852 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1852#comments Thu, 29 Sep 2011 18:53:15 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1852 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1852/feed 0 Teams Prove Solar Houses Can Be Affordable http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1756 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/1756#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2011 19:00:25 +0000 http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/?p=1756

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2011 » August  

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August, 2011 August, 2011 Solar Decathlon Team Leading the Way Toward Sustainable Living-Even in the Wake of Disasters Friday, August 26, 2011 By April Saylor Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the teams participating in the competition. Photo of Re_home under construction. The Re_home is nearing completion. (Courtesy of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Solar Decathlon team) For this year's Solar Decathlon, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is returning to the National Mall with the Re_home, which

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » CHIP House Takes Design  

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CHIP House Takes Design to Different Heights (Literally) CHIP House Takes Design to Different Heights (Literally) Friday, May 13, 2011 By April Saylor Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. The students from the Southern California Institute of Architecture and California Institute of Technology, otherwise known as the SCI-Arc/Caltech team, have teamed up to take an interesting approach to the design of their Solar Decathlon house. Unlike the other houses we've profiled, CHIP-which stands for Compact House Infinite Possibilities-looks

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » New Zealand Design Places  

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New Zealand Design Places People and the Outdoors at Its Heart New Zealand Design Places People and the Outdoors at Its Heart Friday, May 27, 2011 By Erin Pierce Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. New Zealand is the first place morning light hits at the start of each new day-and now it is home to the first team from the Southern Hemisphere ever to compete in the Solar Decathlon. The team, composed of students and faculty from Victoria University of Wellington, has looked to revamp an iconic symbol of New Zealand's beach

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Solar Decathlon Europe Decathletes Inspire Saturday, June 26, 2010 When I first arrived many days ago, I was so excited, I ran down to the Villa Solar to see what the teams were...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Solar Education...  

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Days Turn the Solar Village into a Classroom Tuesday, September 27, 2011 By Alexis Powers The next generation of solar innovators continued to arrive by the busload to the...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Ohio State  

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'Ohio State' 'Ohio State' The Ohio State University Readies for Its Encore at the Solar Decathlon Monday, April 18, 2011 By Erik Hyrkas Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. The Ohio State University team is getting ramped up for its second run at the Solar Decathlon this fall. After placing 10th in the 2009 competition, the team is looking to bring a bigger, tougher, and more efficient house to this year's event. Photo of a group of people gathered around a large table.

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buildings with near zero energy expenditure, as stated by the European Directive 2020," said Javier Serra, director of Solar Decathlon Europe. "It has also shown a very...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Solar Decathlon...  

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in China signed a memorandum of understanding to hold the first Solar Decathlon China. The competition will be organized in part by Peking University. Ten cities...

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a score," says Mike Wassmer, the scorekeeper and assistant competition manager of Solar Decathlon 2011. These algorithms translate a sea of data into a final score for each...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Team New Jersey's Beach  

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Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design From a Team New Jersey's Beach House Approaches Sustainable Design From a Different Angle Thursday, April 28, 2011 By Erin Pierce Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. When it comes to picturing a beach house, you typically picture large windows to let in fresh air and sunlight or wide porches to connect the home to the outdoors. What probably doesn't come to mind is a home primarily made of precast concrete. However, Team New Jersey is doing exactly that-incorporating the age-old technology of concrete into its

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog  

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Apply To Compete in Solar Decathlon 2015! Apply To Compete in Solar Decathlon 2015! November 1, 2013 By Solar Decathlon In support of President Obama's commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today began the process to select collegiate teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015. Colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions are welcome to submit proposals. Up to 20 teams will be selected to begin two-year projects to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient houses that combine affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence. Selected teams will design, construct, and test their houses before reassembling them at the Solar Decathlon 2015 competition site, which will be announced in the coming months. As part of the Solar Decathlon, teams

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University of Maryland Solar Decathlon Team Celebrates With a Shed-Raising Monday, April 11, 2011 By Erin Pierce Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy...

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Kicks Off Saturday, August 3, 2013 Yesterday's Solar Decathlon China opening ceremony was grand A huge stage, complete with three video screens, was set up on the steps of the Sun...

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Update Tuesday, August 6, 2013 I knew when the City of Datong offered to build a new site for its Solar Decathlon that it was going to be spectacular, and everything so far has...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog  

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Solar Decathlon 2013 Features the Best Houses, Closest Scoring Ever Solar Decathlon 2013 Features the Best Houses, Closest Scoring Ever October 11, 2013 Solar Decathlon As the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 approaches the finish line, the standings are tight-in fact, the closest ever, which is a reflection of the quality of the competition houses. At each Solar Decathlon, we say that everyone is a winner, but this year it's more true than ever. All the houses are impressive. As a result, the juries have issued more ties in their evaluations than ever before. The scoring in the five performance-based contests is very close as well. The solar energy systems have been reliably producing more power than the houses need, allowing all the energy- consuming tasks to be completed with energy to spare. In fact, all the teams earned full points in the Energy

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » SCI-Arc/Caltech  

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SCI-Arc/Caltech SCI-Arc/Caltech Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the SCI-Arc/Caltech archive, sorted by date. CHIP House Takes Design to Different Heights (Literally) Friday, May 13, 2011 By April Saylor Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. The students from the Southern California Institute of Architecture and California Institute of Technology, otherwise known as the SCI-Arc/Caltech team, have teamed up to take an interesting approach to the design of their

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2011 » May  

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May, 2011 May, 2011 New Zealand Design Places People and the Outdoors at Its Heart Friday, May 27, 2011 By Erin Pierce Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. New Zealand is the first place morning light hits at the start of each new day-and now it is home to the first team from the Southern Hemisphere ever to compete in the Solar Decathlon. The team, composed of students and faculty from Victoria University of Wellington, has looked to revamp an iconic symbol of New Zealand's beach

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Team New York  

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Skip Navigation to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon Home Blog Home Posts Tagged 'Team New York' All-Team Meeting Kicks Off Solar Decathlon...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Compete in...  

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Compete in Solar Decathlon 2013 Friday, July 22, 2011 By Alexis Powers U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon organizers today released a request for proposals for Solar...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive South China...  

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South China University Takes the Lead at Solar Decathlon China Friday, August 9, 2013 Richard King The results of three contests were announced at Solar Decathlon China this...

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Competition Intensifies at Solar Decathlon Europe Thursday, June 24, 2010 Too close to call Virginia Tech had a commanding 35-point lead at Solar Decathlon Europe earlier this...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Florida Int'l  

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Florida Int'l Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Florida Int'l archive, sorted by date. Video Blog: End of Assembly Tuesday, September 20, 2011 U.S. Department of...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Florida Int'l  

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Video Blog: End of Assembly Tuesday, September 20, 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Director Richard King talks to student team members about the end of...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive China Will...  

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China Will Host a Solar Decathlon for the First Time Friday, April 29, 2011 On April 28, 2011, the launch ceremony for Solar Decathlon China (SD China) was held at Peking...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Where To Build...  

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rooftops, where space and access to sunlight are plentiful. More specifically, the Solar Decathlon team, composed of architecture and engineering students from The City...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive University...  

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and standings. Carol Anna is the communications manager of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Tags: Competition, Contests, Market Appeal, Maryland, Middlebury College,...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Virginia Tech...  

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Lumenhaus has performed almost perfectly so far. Photo of Lumenhaus with people milling about its decks and walkways. Solar Decathlon Europe visitors explore Virginia Tech's...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Norwich University...  

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and public exhibit. In 2009, his team installed the first Solar Decathlon village microgrid to distribute energy safely and reliably among the competition houses and to the...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Building Industry...  

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(far left), Rob Minnick, and members of their company's green team attended Building Industry Day. (Credit: Alexis PowersU.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Consumer...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive From the Heart  

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From the Heart Sunday, October 2, 2011 By Richard King Thank you. To everyone who worked to make Solar Decathlon 2011 a success, you have my sincere thank you. To the students and...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Arts et Mtiers...  

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Arts et Mtiers Paris Tech Wins Solar Decathlon Europe Sustainability Contest Thursday, June 24, 2010 Photo of a group of students and faculty members cheering. One person holds a...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Hangout With...  

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Energy.govlive. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at p.m. ET. askSD." Mark your calendars for a Google+ Hangout on Solar Decathlon 2013: The Path to a Brighter Future on Wednesday, Sept....

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Home Entertainment...  

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Alexis Powers It may seem like all work all the time for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon's student decathletes, but one contest brings teams together to earn...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Five Questions...  

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delivery trucks, and the interconnection of the houses to the Solar Decathlon village microgrid. This position is a great combination of work I enjoy, my past experience, and work...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive California...  

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California Challenge Brings Energy-Efficient Racing to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 and XPO Friday, August 23, 2013 By Amy Vaughn Mark your calendars for an...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2011 November  

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Architecture Comfort Zone Energy Balance Engineering Home Entertainment Hot Water Market Appeal Events Media Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon 2009 Solar Decathlon 2011 Solar...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2010 February  

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Architecture Comfort Zone Energy Balance Engineering Home Entertainment Hot Water Market Appeal Events Media Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon 2009 Solar Decathlon 2011 Solar...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2010 August  

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Architecture Comfort Zone Energy Balance Engineering Home Entertainment Hot Water Market Appeal Events Media Solar Decathlon Solar Decathlon 2009 Solar Decathlon 2011 Solar...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Events  

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'Events' Solar Decathlon Village Welcomes High-Energy Schoolchildren Thursday, October 10, 2013 By Solar Decathlon The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 received a...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Middlebury College  

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Middlebury College Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Middlebury College archive, sorted by date. University of Maryland Wins Solar Decathlon 2011 Saturday, October...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon 2011  

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blog?p1964 http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives1964feed 1 From the Heart http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives1936 http:www.solardecathlon.govblog...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Events  

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Events Events Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Events archive, sorted by date. Solar Education Days Turn the Solar Village into a Classroom Tuesday, September 27, 2011 By Alexis Powers The next generation of solar innovators continued to arrive by the busload to the solar village in West Potomac Park today. Between Monday, Sept. 26, and Tuesday, Sept. 27, more than 66 buses brought local eighth-grade students to learn about energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Photo of a large group of students lined up in front of buses. Eighth-grade students arrive at the solar village for Solar Education Days. (Credit: Alexis Powers/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Solar Education Days provide a great opportunity for hands-on learning for

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Web sites  

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of Energy Solar Decathlon is prepping for Solar Decathlon 2011, and the first step is a Web site makeover. You've probably noticed the Web site has a new look, but that's not all...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Teams  

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Solar Decathlon China Update Tuesday, August 6, 2013 I knew when the City of Datong offered to build a new site for its Solar Decathlon that it was going to be spectacular, and...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog XPO  

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XPO Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the XPO archive, sorted by date. California Challenge Brings Energy-Efficient Racing to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Technology Spotlight:  

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Technology Spotlight: Solar Water Heating Technology Spotlight: Solar Water Heating Friday, September 27, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Editor's Note: This post is one of a series of technology spotlights that introduces common technologies used in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon team houses. Solar water heating systems make hot water for residential uses such as bathing, laundering, and dish washing. Generally less expensive than photovoltaic panels, these systems provide homeowners with a cost-effective way to harness the sun's energy. Photo of a wooden house with PV panels and a solar hot water system on the roof. Middlebury College's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 211 entry, Self-Reliance, had two roof-mounted solar hot water collector arrays (right) that circulated glycol through vacuum-insulated borosilicate glass

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Teams  

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'Teams' 'Teams' Apply To Compete in Solar Decathlon 2015! Friday, November 1, 2013 By Solar Decathlon In support of President Obama's commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today began the process to select collegiate teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015. Colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions are welcome to submit proposals. Up to 20 teams will be selected to begin two-year projects to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient houses that combine affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence. Selected teams will design, construct, and test their houses before reassembling them at the Solar Decathlon 2015 competition site, which will be announced in the coming months. As part of the Solar Decathlon, teams

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Engineering  

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Engineering Engineering Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Engineering archive, sorted by date. Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Awards  

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'Awards' 'Awards' Norwich University Receives Byron Stafford Award of Distinction Monday, October 28, 2013 By Solar Decathlon The Norwich University Solar Decathlon 2013 team received the Byron Stafford Award of Distinction at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Victory Reception on Oct. 12.Presented by Solar Decathlon Director Richard King's wife, Melissa, the award is a tribute to Byron Stafford, who served as the event's site operations manager from the first Solar Decathlon in 2002 until his death in May. A National Renewable Energy Laboratory senior scientist, Stafford was instrumental in formulating the competition rules and was dedicated to ensuring a safe competition and public exhibit. In 2009, his team installed the first Solar Decathlon village microgrid to distribute energy safely and reliably among

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Illinois  

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Solar Decathlon Team Leading the Way Toward Sustainable Living-Even in the Wake of Disasters http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives1334 http:www.solardecathlon.govblog...

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Solar News and Blog | Department of Energy  

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September 5, 2013 New Study Shows Solar Manufacturing Costs Not Driven Primarily by Labor Production scale, not lower labor costs, drives China's current advantage in manufacturing...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2011 October  

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This January, the Department of Energy and the National Energy Administration in China signed a memorandum of understanding to hold the first Solar Decathlon China. The...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2010 May  

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Monday, May 24, 2010 Photo of a conference room filled with people clustered around banquet tables Solar Decathlon 2011 teams listen to Director Richard King's welcome speech....

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Architecture  

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Architecture Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Architecture archive, sorted by date. European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11,...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Ohio State  

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Ohio State University Readies for Its Encore at the Solar Decathlon http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives931 http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives931comments Mon, 18...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Market Appeal  

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University of Maryland Wins Solar Decathlon 2011 http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives1906 http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives1906comments Sat, 01 Oct 2011...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Team China  

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China Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Team China archive, sorted by date. Progress, Delays, and Generosity Characterize Second Full Day of Team Assembly Thursday,...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Maryland  

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Wins Solar Decathlon 2011 Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Carol Anna Consistently appearing in first place in overall standings throughout the competition, the University of Maryland...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Team Massachusetts  

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Massachusetts' Solar Decathlon Teams Continue Fast-Paced Assembly Saturday, September 17, 2011 By Richard King Under mostly cloudy skies and occasional light rain, U.S. Department...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Appalachian State  

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Appalachian State Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Appalachian State archive, sorted by date. Appalachian State Wins People's Choice Award Saturday, October 1,...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Team China  

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Full Day of Team Assembly Thursday, September 15, 2011 Carol Anna Construction of the solar village on the National Mall's West Potomac Park continued today, as student teams...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Competition  

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Maryland Wins Solar Decathlon 2011 Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Carol Anna Consistently appearing in first place in overall standings throughout the competition, the University of...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Canada  

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Canada Returns to the Solar Decathlon With First Nation Values in Mind http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives1074 http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives1074comments...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Media  

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'Media' 'Media' Vote for Solar Decathlon in TreeHugger's Readers' Choice Awards Thursday, March 31, 2011 By Amy Vaughn The Solar Decathlon teams have been nominated for a TreeHugger's Readers' Choice Award-and they need your vote to win. TreeHugger, part of Discovery's Planet Green initiative, is asking its readers to vote for "the people, ideas, projects, and memes that are pushing green into the mainstream" as part of its Readers' Choice Awards Best of Green 2011. The Solar Decathlon teams have been nominated as a group in the Design and Architecture category. Please cast your vote for the Solar Decathlon teams as Best Student Architecture Work today. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 1, 2011. Amy Vaughn is the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Web

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Purdue  

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Purdue Purdue Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Purdue archive, sorted by date. University of Maryland Wins Solar Decathlon 2011! Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Carol Anna Consistently appearing in first place in overall standings throughout the competition, the University of Maryland won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced the competition results today before an excited audience that packed the main tent in the solar village. "Maryland is a well-experienced team. After taking second place in 2007, they rested and regrouped in 2009 and came to West Potomac Park in 2011 focused and determined to win," said Solar Decathlon Director Richard King. "In addition, Maryland's Watershed is a beautiful house, judged

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Media  

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Media Media Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Media archive, sorted by date. Vote for Solar Decathlon in TreeHugger's Readers' Choice Awards Thursday, March 31, 2011 By Amy Vaughn The Solar Decathlon teams have been nominated for a TreeHugger's Readers' Choice Award-and they need your vote to win. TreeHugger, part of Discovery's Planet Green initiative, is asking its readers to vote for "the people, ideas, projects, and memes that are pushing green into the mainstream" as part of its Readers' Choice Awards Best of Green 2011. The Solar Decathlon teams have been nominated as a group in the Design and Architecture category. Please cast your vote for the Solar Decathlon teams as Best Student Architecture Work today. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 1,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Competition  

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'Competition' 'Competition' Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water and Energy Balance contests. University of Las Vegas Nevada took second place in the overall

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Contests  

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'Contests' 'Contests' Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water and Energy Balance contests. University of Las Vegas Nevada took second place in the overall

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Communications  

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'Communications' 'Communications' European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Architecture

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Communications  

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Communications Communications Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Communications archive, sorted by date. European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Maryland  

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'Maryland' 'Maryland' University of Maryland Wins Solar Decathlon 2011! Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Carol Anna Consistently appearing in first place in overall standings throughout the competition, the University of Maryland won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced the competition results today before an excited audience that packed the main tent in the solar village. "Maryland is a well-experienced team. After taking second place in 2007, they rested and regrouped in 2009 and came to West Potomac Park in 2011 focused and determined to win," said Solar Decathlon Director Richard King. "In addition, Maryland's Watershed is a beautiful house, judged first place in Architecture, which also performed impeccably in measured

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Affordability  

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Affordability Affordability Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Affordability archive, sorted by date. Affordability and Market Appeal Contest Winners Announced! Thursday, October 10, 2013 Solar Decathlon At an awards ceremony this morning, winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Affordability and Market Appeal contests took center stage by demonstrating that innovative, energy-efficient houses can be cost-effective and appealing to a variety of target markets. Photo of Richard Anderson and Robert Best at a desk looking at paperwork. The Affordability Contest juror, Richard Anderson, left, speaks with Robert Best from Stanford University during the Affordability Contest walkthrough. (Credit: Eric Grigorian/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)

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Awards Awards Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Awards archive, sorted by date. Solar Decathlon Europe Wins Sustainable Energy Europe Award Thursday, April 21, 2011 By Amy Vaughn Photo of a group of men standing in a spotlight beneath a projected sign that reads "EU Sustainable Energy Week Awards Ceremony 2011." Solar Decathlon Europe organizers accept the Sustainable Energy Europe Award for Communicating. (Courtesy of the European Union Sustainable Energy Week) Solar Decathlon Europe was honored last week by the European Commission with a Sustainable Energy Europe Award in the Communicating category. The annual awards reward best-in-class initiatives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in the European Union. More than 300

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Purdue  

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'Purdue' 'Purdue' University of Maryland Wins Solar Decathlon 2011! Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Carol Anna Consistently appearing in first place in overall standings throughout the competition, the University of Maryland won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced the competition results today before an excited audience that packed the main tent in the solar village. "Maryland is a well-experienced team. After taking second place in 2007, they rested and regrouped in 2009 and came to West Potomac Park in 2011 focused and determined to win," said Solar Decathlon Director Richard King. "In addition, Maryland's Watershed is a beautiful house, judged first place in Architecture, which also performed impeccably in measured

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Teams  

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Teams Teams Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Teams archive, sorted by date. Affordability and Market Appeal Contest Winners Announced! Thursday, October 10, 2013 Solar Decathlon At an awards ceremony this morning, winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Affordability and Market Appeal contests took center stage by demonstrating that innovative, energy-efficient houses can be cost-effective and appealing to a variety of target markets. Photo of Richard Anderson and Robert Best at a desk looking at paperwork. The Affordability Contest juror, Richard Anderson, left, speaks with Robert Best from Stanford University during the Affordability Contest walkthrough. (Credit: Eric Grigorian/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)

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'Awards' 'Awards' Congratulations to Virginia Tech and Solar Decathlon Europe Sunday, June 27, 2010 Virginia Tech took top honors to a standing ovation at the Solar Decathlon Europe awards ceremony today in Madrid, Spain. The decathletes were ecstatic to finally win after participating in four Solar Decathlons. And this was the closest margin of victory in a Solar Decathlon. Virginia Tech won by less than a point! Rank Team Score 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University 811.83 2 University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim 810.96 3 Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences 807.49 4 Ecole National Supérieure d'architecture de Grenoble 793.84 5 Aalto University, Finland 777.01 ... 8 University of Florida 743.22 Virginia Tech participated in the 2002, 2005, and 2009 U.S. Department of

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the past two days, the fresh, cool air will be a welcome relief. Great building weather Richard King is director of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Tags:...

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Energy.govlive. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at p.m. ET. askSD." Mark your calendars for a Google+ Hangout on Solar Decathlon 2013: The Path to a Brighter Future on Wednesday, Sept....

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of the event, a quarter-million people will visit the competition houses displayed at Solar Decathlon China. The event has made a real impression on the government and people of...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2013 August  

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California Challenge Brings Energy-Efficient Racing to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 and XPO Friday, August 23, 2013 Amy Vaughn Mark your calendars for an...

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California Challenge Brings Energy-Efficient Racing to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 and XPO Friday, August 23, 2013 Amy Vaughn Mark your calendars for an...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog XPO  

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'XPO' California Challenge Brings Energy-Efficient Racing to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 and XPO Friday, August 23, 2013 By Amy Vaughn Mark your calendars...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Stevens  

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'Stevens' 'Stevens' Dinner Parties Show Team Hospitality Monday, October 7, 2013 By Solar Decathlon If you've never thought of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon as a gourmet event, think again. Last night, 2013 teams rolled out their welcome mats for neighboring teams to host the second of two dinner parties of the Home Entertainment Contest. During the Solar Decathlon competition, teams host two dinner parties, which are attended and judged by pairs of decathletes from three neighboring teams. Teams have two hours to prepare their dinner cuisine, which must be cooked and served in the team houses. These requirements prompt teams to focus on serving tasty meals that can be prepared quickly using little energy from the house. Photo of a decathlete stirring a pan of food.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Appliances  

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Appliances Appliances Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Appliances archive, sorted by date. New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring Saturday, October 5, 2013 By Solar Decathlon New contest data displays are now available on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon website. If you are interested in the real-time performance of each house and want to keep a close eye on the competition, check out the Contests section pages. In the Contests section, the pages for the measured contests (Comfort Zone, Hot Water, Appliances, Home Entertainment, and Energy Balance) explain the contest requirements and provide real-time graphical displays of the accumulated measurements/scores for each team. Roll your cursor over the graphics to see more detailed information about each contest. For example,

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'Competition' 'Competition' South China University Takes the Lead at Solar Decathlon China Friday, August 9, 2013 Richard King The results of three contests were announced at Solar Decathlon China this morning. Teams gathered in the auditorium of the Sun Palace, and jury members announced the first, second, and third place for Engineering, Communications, and Market Appeal. The results are: Engineering University of Wollongong - Australia South China University of Technology and Huazhong University of Science and Technology - China Chalmers University of Technology - Sweden Communications Chalmers University of Technology - Sweden University of Wollongong - Australia South China University of Technology and Huazhong University of Science and Technology - China Market Appeal

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Tennessee  

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Tennessee Tennessee Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Tennessee archive, sorted by date. Technology Spotlight: Energy-Efficient Lighting Tuesday, October 8, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Upgrading your lighting is one of the most practical ways to increase your home's energy efficiency. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) provide the same amount of light as incandescent bulbs but use about 75% less energy. CFLs fit into common household fixtures and are available at most hardware stores. And although CFLs cost slightly more than incandescent bulbs, they save money over time by lasting 15 times longer than their less-efficient counterparts. Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) offer proof that a lot of light can come in a small package. Typically less than 10 watts, LED lights are becoming more

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Contests  

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'Contests' 'Contests' New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring Saturday, October 5, 2013 By Solar Decathlon New contest data displays are now available on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon website. If you are interested in the real-time performance of each house and want to keep a close eye on the competition, check out the Contests section pages. In the Contests section, the pages for the measured contests (Comfort Zone, Hot Water, Appliances, Home Entertainment, and Energy Balance) explain the contest requirements and provide real-time graphical displays of the accumulated measurements/scores for each team. Roll your cursor over the graphics to see more detailed information about each contest. For example, in the Appliances Contest graphic, the scores for running the refrigerator,

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'Appliances' 'Appliances' New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring Saturday, October 5, 2013 By Solar Decathlon New contest data displays are now available on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon website. If you are interested in the real-time performance of each house and want to keep a close eye on the competition, check out the Contests section pages. In the Contests section, the pages for the measured contests (Comfort Zone, Hot Water, Appliances, Home Entertainment, and Energy Balance) explain the contest requirements and provide real-time graphical displays of the accumulated measurements/scores for each team. Roll your cursor over the graphics to see more detailed information about each contest. For example, in the Appliances Contest graphic, the scores for running the refrigerator,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Profiles  

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Profiles Profiles Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Profiles archive, sorted by date. Instrumentation for Dummies Sunday, September 29, 2013 By Alexis Powers If your head spins at the thought of 105 sensors collecting 12 data points every 15 minutes for all 19 houses competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, you might want to pay a visit to Miss Barbara. This bodiless mannequin acts as the student liaison for the instrumentation team. Perhaps the steadiest head on the competition site, Miss Barbara helps student decathletes locate the instrumentation trailer when questions arise about measured contests. Photo of a mannequin's head looking out of a construction trailer's window. The unwavering gaze of Miss Barbara serves as a beacon for decathletes who

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Affordability  

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'Affordability' 'Affordability' Correction Alters Affordability Contest Results Friday, September 30, 2011 By Joe Simon U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon organizers have corrected the Affordability Contest results after discovering a minor error in the scoring spreadsheet calculations. Although they do not change overall competition standings, the corrected numbers have changed the outcome of the Affordability Contest, including: With its E-Cube now correctly valued at $249,568.09, Team Belgium (Ghent University) moved into the tie for first place with Parsons the New School for Design and Stevens University (which includes Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School). The cost estimation of Parsons NS Stevens did not have change.

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'Profiles' 'Profiles' Instrumentation for Dummies Sunday, September 29, 2013 By Alexis Powers If your head spins at the thought of 105 sensors collecting 12 data points every 15 minutes for all 19 houses competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, you might want to pay a visit to Miss Barbara. This bodiless mannequin acts as the student liaison for the instrumentation team. Perhaps the steadiest head on the competition site, Miss Barbara helps student decathletes locate the instrumentation trailer when questions arise about measured contests. Photo of a mannequin's head looking out of a construction trailer's window. The unwavering gaze of Miss Barbara serves as a beacon for decathletes who are searching for answers related to monitored performance-and baked

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Technology Spotlights  

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Technology Spotlights Technology Spotlights Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Technology Spotlights archive, sorted by date. Technology Spotlight: Solar Water Heating Friday, September 27, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Editor's Note: This post is one of a series of technology spotlights that introduces common technologies used in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon team houses. Solar water heating systems make hot water for residential uses such as bathing, laundering, and dish washing. Generally less expensive than photovoltaic panels, these systems provide homeowners with a cost-effective way to harness the sun's energy. Photo of a wooden house with PV panels and a solar hot water system on the roof. Middlebury College's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 211 entry,

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'Technology Spotlights' 'Technology Spotlights' Technology Spotlight: Solar Water Heating Friday, September 27, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Editor's Note: This post is one of a series of technology spotlights that introduces common technologies used in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon team houses. Solar water heating systems make hot water for residential uses such as bathing, laundering, and dish washing. Generally less expensive than photovoltaic panels, these systems provide homeowners with a cost-effective way to harness the sun's energy. Photo of a wooden house with PV panels and a solar hot water system on the roof. Middlebury College's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 211 entry, Self-Reliance, had two roof-mounted solar hot water collector arrays (right) that circulated glycol through vacuum-insulated borosilicate glass

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon 2013  

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Solar Decathlon 2013, Stanford, Team Austria, Team Ontario, Teams No Comments Technology Spotlight: Energy-Efficient Lighting Tuesday, October 8, 2013 By Solar...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon Europe  

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Europe' Solar Decathlon Goes International Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Richard King The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon's influence is expanding around the world. This...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon Europe 2010  

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Congratulations to Virginia Tech and Solar Decathlon Europe Sunday, June 27, 2010 Virginia Tech took top honors to a standing ovation at the Solar Decathlon Europe awards ceremony...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon Europe 2010  

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Europe 2010' Congratulations to Virginia Tech and Solar Decathlon Europe Sunday, June 27, 2010 Virginia Tech took top honors to a standing ovation at the Solar Decathlon Europe...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » For Solar Decathletes,  

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For Solar Decathletes, Watching a Movie Is All in a Night's Work For Solar Decathletes, Watching a Movie Is All in a Night's Work Saturday, October 5, 2013 Solar Decathlon Everyone enjoys a good movie. But for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 teams, movies are also part of the Home Entertainment Contest, which is designed to demonstrate that the teams' solar-powered houses can accommodate the pleasures of living. Neighboring decathletes act as jurors by awarding a host team points based on the quality of the food, ambiance, and overall experience. Photo of two decathletes standing on either side of a television. University of Southern California student decathletes Tyler Scott Zalmanzig, left, and Stephen Collins flank fluxHome's home entertainment system. U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 teams hosted movie

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2009 Virginia Tech House Steals the Show in Times Square 2009 Virginia Tech House Steals the Show in Times Square Thursday, January 28, 2010 Photo of Sam Champion and Chip Clark talking inside Lumenhaus. Outside, in the snow, a cameraperson and assistant film them. Sam Champion films a Just One Thing segment inside Virginia Tech's Lumenhaus. Credit: Kelly Shimoda/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Virginia Tech's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009 entry, Lumenhaus, traveled to New York's Times Square this week, where it wowed passersby and wooed audiences on ABC's "Good Morning America." Watch a video clip of "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion interviewing Virginia Tech team member Chip Clark, or see additional photos of Lumenhaus in Times Square on Flickr.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon China 2013  

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China 2013 Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon China 2013 archive, sorted by date. University of Wollongong Wins SD China Sunday, August 11, 2013 By...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon  

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'Solar Decathlon' 'Solar Decathlon' Solar Decathlon 2013 Features the Best Houses, Closest Scoring Ever Friday, October 11, 2013 Solar Decathlon As the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 approaches the finish line, the standings are tight-in fact, the closest ever, which is a reflection of the quality of the competition houses. At each Solar Decathlon, we say that everyone is a winner, but this year it's more true than ever. All the houses are impressive. As a result, the juries have issued more ties in their evaluations than ever before. The scoring in the five performance-based contests is very close as well. The solar energy systems have been reliably producing more power than the houses need, allowing all the energy- consuming tasks to be completed with energy to spare. In fact, all the teams earned full points in the Energy

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon 2013  

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3 3 Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon 2013 archive, sorted by date. Norwich University Receives Byron Stafford Award of Distinction Monday, October 28, 2013 By Solar Decathlon The Norwich University Solar Decathlon 2013 team received the Byron Stafford Award of Distinction at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Victory Reception on Oct. 12.Presented by Solar Decathlon Director Richard King's wife, Melissa, the award is a tribute to Byron Stafford, who served as the event's site operations manager from the first Solar Decathlon in 2002 until his death in May. A National Renewable Energy Laboratory senior scientist, Stafford was instrumental in formulating the competition rules and was dedicated to ensuring a safe

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon  

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Decathlon Decathlon Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon archive, sorted by date. Solar Decathlon 2013 Features the Best Houses, Closest Scoring Ever Friday, October 11, 2013 Solar Decathlon As the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 approaches the finish line, the standings are tight-in fact, the closest ever, which is a reflection of the quality of the competition houses. At each Solar Decathlon, we say that everyone is a winner, but this year it's more true than ever. All the houses are impressive. As a result, the juries have issued more ties in their evaluations than ever before. The scoring in the five performance-based contests is very close as well. The solar energy systems have been reliably producing more power than the

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon  

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Decathlon Decathlon Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon archive, sorted by date. Apply To Compete in Solar Decathlon 2015! Friday, November 1, 2013 By Solar Decathlon In support of President Obama's commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today began the process to select collegiate teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015. Colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions are welcome to submit proposals. Up to 20 teams will be selected to begin two-year projects to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient houses that combine affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence. Selected teams will design, construct, and test their houses before reassembling them at the Solar Decathlon 2015 competition site, which will

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon 2011  

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Solar Decathlon 2011 Swings Into First Full Day of Construction Solar Decathlon 2011 Swings Into First Full Day of Construction Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Carol Anna Since the first trucks rolled onto the National Mall's West Potomac Park late last night, the site of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 has become alive with activity. Surrounded by trucks and cranes, decathletes in full construction safety gear have wasted no time beginning assembly of their houses. "The student teams are really pumped up. I've never seen teams so excited," said Richard King, Solar Decathlon director. Last week's torrential rains made accessing the site difficult for many of the big rigs carrying houses. But the site is now drying out, and managing the flow of vehicles has become much easier. But for three teams, the challenge to deliver their houses is not over yet.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon Students  

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Students Present Innovative Design Ideas at International Students Present Innovative Design Ideas at International Builders' Show Thursday, January 13, 2011 Photo of Mark Taylor speaking to an audience from a podium on a small stage. His presentation is displayed behind him on a large screen. Mark Taylor, assistant professor of architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, explains Re_home's concept. Today, the U.S. Department of Energy helped kick off the International Builders' Show in Orlando, Florida, with an educational session titled "The New Class of Affordable Solar Housing." Led by Solar Decathlon Director Richard King and featuring students from five Solar Decathlon 2011 teams, the session raised awareness among building industry professionals about energy efficiency and solar energy.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon Teams  

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Solar Decathlon Teams Continue Fast-Paced Assembly Solar Decathlon Teams Continue Fast-Paced Assembly Saturday, September 17, 2011 By Richard King Under mostly cloudy skies and occasional light rain, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon teams continue assembling their houses around the clock to finish the assembly phase of the competition, which for most (and hopefully all) teams will end Tuesday. Photo of a group of people wearing hard hats, safety vests, and safety glasses standing in front of a house. A sign in front reads "101: New Zealand." New Zealand celebrates a team member's birthday and says goodbye to its Canadian team crew from Fenshawe College in Ontario. (Credit: Richard King/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Today, I attended a party that New Zealand (Victoria University of

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon 2013  

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Decathlon 2013' Decathlon 2013' Norwich University Receives Byron Stafford Award of Distinction Monday, October 28, 2013 By Solar Decathlon The Norwich University Solar Decathlon 2013 team received the Byron Stafford Award of Distinction at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Victory Reception on Oct. 12.Presented by Solar Decathlon Director Richard King's wife, Melissa, the award is a tribute to Byron Stafford, who served as the event's site operations manager from the first Solar Decathlon in 2002 until his death in May. A National Renewable Energy Laboratory senior scientist, Stafford was instrumental in formulating the competition rules and was dedicated to ensuring a safe competition and public exhibit. In 2009, his team installed the first Solar Decathlon village microgrid to distribute energy safely and reliably among

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon Europe 2010  

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Europe 2010 Europe 2010 Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon Europe 2010 archive, sorted by date. Congratulations to Virginia Tech and Solar Decathlon Europe Sunday, June 27, 2010 Virginia Tech took top honors to a standing ovation at the Solar Decathlon Europe awards ceremony today in Madrid, Spain. The decathletes were ecstatic to finally win after participating in four Solar Decathlons. And this was the closest margin of victory in a Solar Decathlon. Virginia Tech won by less than a point! Rank Team Score 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University 811.83 2 University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim 810.96 3 Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences 807.49 4 Ecole National Supérieure d'architecture de Grenoble 793.84

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Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences Wins Solar Decathlon Europe Engineering and Construction Contest Wednesday, June 23, 2010 Photo of a group of students cheering and lifting...

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and website, Middlebury College received first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Communications Contest today. "Middlebury College, this year's winner of the...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon Europe  

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Europe Europe Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon Europe archive, sorted by date. Solar Decathlon Goes International Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Richard King The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon's influence is expanding around the world. This competition, we have international teams from Belgium, Canada, China, and New Zealand that bring different perspectives and add to the debate about how to design sustainable homes. We love their fresh approaches and cultural influences. Even the cricket games in New Zealand's side yard, which just happens to be a softball diamond, adds a twist to the neighborhood. Photo of a group of people from around the world. Representatives of several countries met to discuss international Solar Decathlon competitions. (Credit: Richard King/U.S. Department of Energy

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Europe Europe Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon Europe archive, sorted by date. Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences Wins Innovation Contest at Solar Decathlon Europe Friday, June 25, 2010 Photo of people waiting and relaxing on the decks of the Stuttgart house. The Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences won Solar Decathlon Europe's Innovation contest. Congratulations to the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences team for filling its house full of innovative technology. Today, points were awarded by all the juries at Solar Decathlon Europe for innovation. These points were added up to determine the winners of the Innovation contest. At this afternoon's award ceremony, the first-, second-, and third-place teams were announced. However, the points are being kept secret until

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon China  

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China China Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon China archive, sorted by date. Solar Decathlon Goes International Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Richard King The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon's influence is expanding around the world. This competition, we have international teams from Belgium, Canada, China, and New Zealand that bring different perspectives and add to the debate about how to design sustainable homes. We love their fresh approaches and cultural influences. Even the cricket games in New Zealand's side yard, which just happens to be a softball diamond, adds a twist to the neighborhood. Photo of a group of people from around the world. Representatives of several countries met to discuss international Solar Decathlon competitions. (Credit: Richard King/U.S. Department of Energy

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Houses on the Move Houses on the Move Wednesday, September 4, 2013 By Alexis Powers One of the most challenging aspects of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is something very few people, including the team members, see. Each of the student-built, solar-powered houses must travel from collegiate campuses across the United States and around the world to the competition site in Irvine, California. As the decathletes watch two years of hard work being hauled away, they are left to hope that everything arrives safely at Orange County Great Park later this month. Czech Technical University's AIR House has one of the longest journeys to Solar Decathlon 2013. On Aug. 5, the house began its 32-day trip. Packed in seven standard 40-foot shipping containers, the house traveled from Prague

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Solar Decathlon China 2013  

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of the event, a quarter-million people will visit the competition houses displayed at Solar Decathlon China. The event has made a real impression on the government and people of...

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China 2013 China 2013 Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon China 2013 archive, sorted by date. University of Wollongong Wins SD China! Sunday, August 11, 2013 By Richard King I am proud to be an American-and prouder yet to be an employee of the U.S. Department of Energy. We brought an inspiring and beneficial competition to the People's Republic of China! By the end of the event, a quarter-million people will visit the competition houses displayed at Solar Decathlon China. The event has made a real impression on the government and people of Datong. I hope it leads to positive change. Photo of a group of students cheering on a stage. They hold a banner that says "University of Wollongong: Australia." Team UOW from Australia rejoices after being announced as the winners of

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon China  

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Decathlon China Decathlon China Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon China archive, sorted by date. University of Wollongong Wins SD China! Sunday, August 11, 2013 By Richard King I am proud to be an American-and prouder yet to be an employee of the U.S. Department of Energy. We brought an inspiring and beneficial competition to the People's Republic of China! By the end of the event, a quarter-million people will visit the competition houses displayed at Solar Decathlon China. The event has made a real impression on the government and people of Datong. I hope it leads to positive change. Photo of a group of students cheering on a stage. They hold a banner that says "University of Wollongong: Australia." Team UOW from Australia rejoices after being announced as the winners of

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon 2013  

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3' 3' European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Architecture contest, incorporates warm and natural wood finishes to create a

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon 2011  

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1 1 Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Solar Decathlon 2011 archive, sorted by date. Technology Spotlight: Energy-Efficient Lighting Tuesday, October 8, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Upgrading your lighting is one of the most practical ways to increase your home's energy efficiency. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) provide the same amount of light as incandescent bulbs but use about 75% less energy. CFLs fit into common household fixtures and are available at most hardware stores. And although CFLs cost slightly more than incandescent bulbs, they save money over time by lasting 15 times longer than their less-efficient counterparts. Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) offer proof that a lot of light can come in a small package. Typically less than 10 watts, LED lights are becoming more

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon China  

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China' China' University of Wollongong Wins SD China! Sunday, August 11, 2013 By Richard King I am proud to be an American-and prouder yet to be an employee of the U.S. Department of Energy. We brought an inspiring and beneficial competition to the People's Republic of China! By the end of the event, a quarter-million people will visit the competition houses displayed at Solar Decathlon China. The event has made a real impression on the government and people of Datong. I hope it leads to positive change. Photo of a group of students cheering on a stage. They hold a banner that says "University of Wollongong: Australia." Team UOW from Australia rejoices after being announced as the winners of Solar Decathlon China. Team UOW from the University of Wollongong in Australia held the winning

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2010 » January  

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January, 2010 January, 2010 2009 Virginia Tech House Steals the Show in Times Square Thursday, January 28, 2010 Photo of Sam Champion and Chip Clark talking inside Lumenhaus. Outside, in the snow, a cameraperson and assistant film them. Sam Champion films a Just One Thing segment inside Virginia Tech's Lumenhaus. Credit: Kelly Shimoda/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Virginia Tech's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009 entry, Lumenhaus, traveled to New York's Times Square this week, where it wowed passersby and wooed audiences on ABC's "Good Morning America." Watch a video clip of "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion interviewing Virginia Tech team member Chip Clark, or see additional photos of Lumenhaus in Times Square on Flickr.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Solar Decathlon 2011  

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1' 1' Technology Spotlight: Energy-Efficient Lighting Tuesday, October 8, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Upgrading your lighting is one of the most practical ways to increase your home's energy efficiency. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) provide the same amount of light as incandescent bulbs but use about 75% less energy. CFLs fit into common household fixtures and are available at most hardware stores. And although CFLs cost slightly more than incandescent bulbs, they save money over time by lasting 15 times longer than their less-efficient counterparts. Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) offer proof that a lot of light can come in a small package. Typically less than 10 watts, LED lights are becoming more common in desk lamps and under-cabinet applications. This ultra-efficient

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LDA-Based topic modeling in labeling blog posts with wikipedia entries  

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EERE News and Blog | Department of Energy  

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EERE News and Blog EERE News and Blog Bioenergy Buildings Geothermal Government Energy Management Homes Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Advanced Manufacturing Solar Vehicles Water Wind Blog...

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Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Blog | Department of Energy  

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Blog Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Blog Bioenergy Buildings Geothermal Government Energy Management Homes Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Manufacturing Solar Vehicles Water Wind Blog Archive Recent...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Five Questions for  

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Five Questions for Richard King, Solar Decathlon Director Five Questions for Richard King, Solar Decathlon Director Wednesday, September 25, 2013 By Alexis Powers Richard King is the founder and director of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. We asked him five (okay, six) questions to learn more about him and his role. 1. When was your first Solar Decathlon? I first had the idea to launch a student-centered solar competition in 1999. I had been working at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for 10 years conducting research on solar photovoltaic systems. We had developed highly reliable solar panels, but few people trusted them or thought they looked appealing on rooftops. Because the market barriers had a lot to do with perception and lack of knowledge, I turned my attention to education. How can we educate more homeowners, and how can we design and build

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A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk | Department of Energy  

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A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk August 11, 2011 - 3:22pm Addthis Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. Come check it out! In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive -- we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. It's a tale of two universities with a vision for one historic city. Students from both Hampton and Old Dominion universities have joined forces

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A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk | Department of Energy  

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A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk August 11, 2011 - 3:22pm Addthis Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. Come check it out! In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive -- we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. It's a tale of two universities with a vision for one historic city. Students from both Hampton and Old Dominion universities have joined forces

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » The University of North  

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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Wins People's Choice Award The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Wins People's Choice Award Sunday, October 13, 2013 By Solar Decathlon The people have spoken. Today, UrbanEden, the solar-powered house from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 People's Choice Award. This award gives the public the opportunity to vote for its favorite house, and solar decathletes from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte accepted the award at a private Victory Reception at Hangar 244 in the Orange County Great Park-the last official event of Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the interior of UrbanEden. UrbanEden, which was built by students from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, won the Solar Decathlon 2013 People's Choice Award. (Credit:

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Let the Competition  

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Let the Competition Begin! Let the Competition Begin! Thursday, October 3, 2013 By Carol Anna With a snip of giant scissors, a ribbon holding back throngs of student decathletes, sponsors, officials, and other well-wishers fell aside, and the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 officially opened. Photo of a group of people cheering as a young woman cuts a ceremonial ribbon. Evyn Larson, center, a student from the University of Southern California, officially marks the opening of Solar Decathlon 2013 by cutting a ribbon on October 3, 2013, at Orange County Great Park, in Irvine, Calif. Credit: Stefano Paltera/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Opening day began with Solar Decathlon teams gathering for an all-team photo at the east end of the Solar Decathlon village at the Orange County

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » University of Florida  

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University of Florida Wins Communications and Social Awareness Contest at University of Florida Wins Communications and Social Awareness Contest at Solar Decathlon Europe Tuesday, June 22, 2010 The award ceremonies continue in Solar Decathlon Europe's Villa Solar. This afternoon, the Communications and Social Awareness award was presented to the University of Florida for its solar house, RE:FOCUS. The minute the University of Florida team members welcomed me into their house for a tour, I felt appreciated as a guest. They seemed so happy folks were there and enjoyed explaining the wonderful features of their traditional Florida house. Unbiased as I am, I really feel they deserve the Communications and Social Media award. Congratulations to Florida! Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and Fanchhoschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin were awarded second and third place,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Affordability Contest  

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Affordability Contest Adds New Dimension to Solar Decathlon 2011 Affordability Contest Adds New Dimension to Solar Decathlon 2011 Monday, September 26, 2011 Alexis Powers The big buzz word in Washington, D.C., these days is budget. In the solar village at West Potomac Park, cost savings are top of mind for the decathletes as well. This year, the Affordability Contest was added as one of the 10 contests that make up the Solar Decathlon. It replaced the Lighting Design Contest, which is now evaluated as part of other contests. Teams can earn the 100 possible points in the Affordability Contest by achieving an estimated construction cost of $250,000 or less. A sliding point scale is applied to houses that cost between $250,000 and $600,000. Houses that receive a cost estimate of more than $600,000 receive zero points. Photo of a student decathlete reviewing construction documents and online data with Matt Hansen.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Progress, Delays, and  

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Progress, Delays, and Generosity Characterize Second Full Day of Team Progress, Delays, and Generosity Characterize Second Full Day of Team Assembly Thursday, September 15, 2011 Carol Anna Construction of the solar village on the National Mall's West Potomac Park continued today, as student teams worked throughout the day and night to assemble their competition houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. While always a top priority at the Solar Decathlon, safety is particularly important during this seven-day construction phase. At today's daily team meeting, Lee Ann Underwood, Solar Decathlon safety officer, praised the following teams for their excellent safety practices: New Zealand (Victoria University of Wellington) Tidewater Virginia (Old Dominion University and Hampton University) Canada (University of Calgary)

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Assembly Day 6: Teams  

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Assembly Day 6: Teams Don't Stop for the Weekend Assembly Day 6: Teams Don't Stop for the Weekend Saturday, September 28, 2013 By Richard King On the sixth day of assembly, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 village continues to take shape. This morning, I had the opportunity to take a balloon ride 400 feet above the Orange County Great Park and see for myself the construction progress. Photo of Richard King in the Great Park Balloon U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Director Richard King gets a birds-eye view of the Solar Decathlon 2013 village from the Orange County Great Park Balloon on Day 6 of assembly. (Credit: Amy Vaughn/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) With assembly two-thirds complete, six teams had connected to the village microgrid by 9 a.m. This step is important because it means the team

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Energy Balance Contest  

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Energy Balance Contest Rewards Teams for Producing Only the Energy They Energy Balance Contest Rewards Teams for Producing Only the Energy They Need Friday, September 23, 2011 By Carol Anna One of the 10 contests in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011, Energy Balance measures the net energy each house produces or consumes over the course of the competition. The Energy Balance Contest simulates how most residential solar electric systems work today. Each team house is equipped with a bidirectional utility meter that enables power flow to and from the electric utility. When the sun shines, the house's solar electric system produces electricity. If the system produces more electricity than the house needs, the excess electricity flows backward through the meter to the grid. At night, when the solar electric system is not producing electricity and the

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » European Teams Top  

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European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Architecture contest, incorporates warm and natural wood finishes to create a

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Expertise, Thoughtful  

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Expertise, Thoughtful Approach Define Solar Decathlon Juries Expertise, Thoughtful Approach Define Solar Decathlon Juries Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Carol Anna Of the 10 contests that make up the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011, five are juried: Architecture Engineering Communications Affordability Market Appeal. In juried contests, jurors who are experts in their fields evaluate each house and award points for features that cannot be measured. "What I loved most about the Communications jurors was how thoughtful they were in their deliberations," says Terri Jones, Communications Contest official. "It's not just that they took their job seriously; it's that they wanted to do it right and honor the teams' efforts." Photo of a woman and two men listening to a presentation. Communications jurors Stacy Wilson, Ryan Dings, and Mark Walhimer take

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Energy, Interior  

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Energy, Interior Departments Announce New Location for Solar Decathlon 2011 Energy, Interior Departments Announce New Location for Solar Decathlon 2011 Wednesday, February 23, 2011 WASHINGTON - The Department of Energy and the Department of the Interior today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 will be held at the National Mall's West Potomac Park, on the banks of the Potomac River along the path between the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials. Specifically, the event will be held on the peninsula just south of the new Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial - scheduled to open in August of this year - between the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Potomac River. The Decathlon will begin in late September as originally scheduled. The event is being moved from its previous location on the Mall between the

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eere-blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable eere-blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en Simplifying Solar Project Financing http://energy.gov/eere/articles/simplifying-solar-project-financing solar-project-financing" class="title-link">Simplifying Solar Project Financing

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » New Contest Data Displays  

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New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring Saturday, October 5, 2013 By Solar Decathlon New contest data displays are now available on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon website. If you are interested in the real-time performance of each house and want to keep a close eye on the competition, check out the Contests section pages. In the Contests section, the pages for the measured contests (Comfort Zone, Hot Water, Appliances, Home Entertainment, and Energy Balance) explain the contest requirements and provide real-time graphical displays of the accumulated measurements/scores for each team. Roll your cursor over the graphics to see more detailed information about each contest. For example, in the Appliances Contest graphic, the scores for running the refrigerator,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Team New Jersey  

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Jersey Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Team New Jersey archive, sorted by date. Solar Decathlon Teams Continue Fast-Paced Assembly Saturday, September 17, 2011 By...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Team Ontario  

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Ontario Ontario Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Team Ontario archive, sorted by date. Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2011 » July  

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July, 2011 July, 2011 Compete in Solar Decathlon 2013 Friday, July 22, 2011 By Alexis Powers U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon organizers today released a request for proposals for Solar Decathlon 2013 teams. Collegiate teams interested in participating have until Nov. 10, 2011, to submit the required documentation for consideration. The Solar Decathlon is an international competition open to all accredited colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions. Student teams compete to design, build, and operate highly energy-efficient, completely solar-powered houses. The entire Solar Decathlon project encompasses not only the competition but also the project's design development, construction, and commissioning phases. Since 2002, thousands of students from around the world have competed in

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2011 » January  

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January, 2011 January, 2011 Solar Decathlon China Coming in 2013 Thursday, January 20, 2011 The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is proud to announce the newest member of the global Solar Decathlon family: Solar Decathlon China. The Chinese event was announced this week after the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the U.S. Department of Energy, China's National Energy Administration, Peking University, and Applied Materials. The first Solar Decathlon China will be held in 2013. The Solar Decathlon China memorandum of understanding was recognized by President Obama and Chinese President Hu as one of many important agreements signed this week in an effort to enhance cooperation between the United States and China on climate change, clean energy, and the

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Team Austria  

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Austria Austria Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Team Austria archive, sorted by date. Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Las Vegas  

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Las Vegas Las Vegas Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Las Vegas archive, sorted by date. Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2013 » October  

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October, 2013 October, 2013 Norwich University Receives Byron Stafford Award of Distinction Monday, October 28, 2013 By Solar Decathlon The Norwich University Solar Decathlon 2013 team received the Byron Stafford Award of Distinction at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Victory Reception on Oct. 12.Presented by Solar Decathlon Director Richard King's wife, Melissa, the award is a tribute to Byron Stafford, who served as the event's site operations manager from the first Solar Decathlon in 2002 until his death in May. A National Renewable Energy Laboratory senior scientist, Stafford was instrumental in formulating the competition rules and was dedicated to ensuring a safe competition and public exhibit. In 2009, his team installed the first Solar Decathlon village microgrid to distribute energy safely and reliably among

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » North Carolina  

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North Carolina North Carolina Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the North Carolina archive, sorted by date. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Wins People's Choice Award Sunday, October 13, 2013 By Solar Decathlon The people have spoken. Today, UrbanEden, the solar-powered house from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 People's Choice Award. This award gives the public the opportunity to vote for its favorite house, and solar decathletes from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte accepted the award at a private Victory Reception at Hangar 244 in the Orange County Great Park-the last official event of Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the interior of UrbanEden. UrbanEden, which was built by students from University of North Carolina at

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Czech Republic  

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Czech Republic Czech Republic Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Czech Republic archive, sorted by date. Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Correction Alters  

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Correction Alters Affordability Contest Results Correction Alters Affordability Contest Results Friday, September 30, 2011 By Joe Simon U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon organizers have corrected the Affordability Contest results after discovering a minor error in the scoring spreadsheet calculations. Although they do not change overall competition standings, the corrected numbers have changed the outcome of the Affordability Contest, including: With its E-Cube now correctly valued at $249,568.09, Team Belgium (Ghent University) moved into the tie for first place with Parsons the New School for Design and Stevens University (which includes Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School). The cost estimation of Parsons NS Stevens did not have change. Unfortunately, Purdue University has moved from first into second

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Transportation Issues  

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Transportation Issues Challenge Teams on the Second Day of Assembly Transportation Issues Challenge Teams on the Second Day of Assembly Tuesday, September 24, 2013 By Richard King On the second day of assembly, everyone seems to be settling in for the long haul. Either they were exhausted from working 18 hours straight on Monday or the adrenalin of the first day excitement had worn off. Either way, there was a constant but steadier pace to the work today. The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a marathon, not a sprint, and the teams understand that. Photo of two decathletes wearing hard hats, safety glasses, and safety vests. Safety is our number one priority. Here, two members of the Vienna University of Technology team display their safety equipment, including noise protection for drilling. In general, significant progress was made in the past 36 hours. Only a few

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » 25 People x 4 Days + 1  

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25 People x 4 Days + 1 Manual = Team Belgium's E-Cube 25 People x 4 Days + 1 Manual = Team Belgium's E-Cube Tuesday, September 27, 2011 By Phil West Like many of you, I have assembled everything from dining room tables to bunk beds with an Allen wrench and a beverage-stained set of black-and-white line drawings. I've even drilled new holes, convinced that the instructions had to be wrong, only to find out I had the board upside down-or inside out-or otherwise got caught up in some sort of "Tab A into Slot B" kerfuffle. I was out at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon this weekend looking over video of students describing the amazing energy-efficient houses they've designed and constructed for the 2011 competition here in Washington, D.C. While reviewing a story about Team Belgium's house,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » The Houses Are All Here!  

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The Houses Are All Here! The Houses Are All Here! Wednesday, September 25, 2013 By Richard King Good news! As of Wednesday morning, Sept. 25, all trucks with previously missing house sections and equipment were onsite at the Orange County Great Park. Yesterday, four teams were behind schedule because their trucks were still out on the road. But today, Kentucky/Indiana, Arizona/New Mexico, Team Texas, and North Carolina are all happy to be working at full speed. Photo of a diesel offloading a segment of the Team Texas house. Team Texas was happy to have its second truck arrive today. The house section it was transporting was too tall to fit through an underpass, so the truck had to find an alternate route. (Credit: Richard King/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Photo of decathletes working on the construction of the Kentucky/Indiana house.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Technology Spotlight:  

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Technology Spotlight: Structural Insulated Panels Technology Spotlight: Structural Insulated Panels Monday, September 19, 2011 Alexis Powers Editor's Note: This post is one of a series of technology spotlights that introduces common technologies used in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon team houses. Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are prefabricated structural elements used to build walls, ceilings, floors, and roofs. Made of foam insulation sandwiched between two layers of structural board, SIPs provide a more airtight dwelling than a standard stud-frame house. This creates a quieter and more energy-efficient interior space. Various types of insulation can be used in SIPs in homes. The most common insulating material is polystyrene or polyisocyanurate foam. Foam insulation is added between two sheets of oriented strand board (an

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » University of Maryland  

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University of Maryland Wins Prestigious Architecture Contest University of Maryland Wins Prestigious Architecture Contest Wednesday, September 28, 2011 By Carol Anna Before a packed auditorium today at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, the University of Maryland took first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Architecture Contest. "WaterShed achieves an elegant mix of inspiration, function, and simplicity. It takes our current greatest challenges in the built environment-energy and water-and transforms them into opportunities for spatial beauty and poetry while maintaining livability in every square inch," said Architecture Contest Juror Michelle Kaufmann. New Zealand (Victoria University of Wellington) claimed second place for First Light, its modern interpretation of the traditional New Zealand

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Las Vegas  

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'Las Vegas' 'Las Vegas' Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water and Energy Balance contests. University of Las Vegas Nevada took second place in the overall

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » New Zealand  

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New Zealand New Zealand Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the New Zealand archive, sorted by date. Progress, Delays, and Generosity Characterize Second Full Day of Team Assembly Thursday, September 15, 2011 Carol Anna Construction of the solar village on the National Mall's West Potomac Park continued today, as student teams worked throughout the day and night to assemble their competition houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. While always a top priority at the Solar Decathlon, safety is particularly important during this seven-day construction phase. At today's daily team meeting, Lee Ann Underwood, Solar Decathlon safety officer, praised the following teams for their excellent safety practices: New Zealand (Victoria University of Wellington)

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Czech Republic  

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'Czech Republic' 'Czech Republic' Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water and Energy Balance contests. University of Las Vegas Nevada took second place in the overall

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Team Austria  

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Austria' Austria' Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water and Energy Balance contests. University of Las Vegas Nevada took second place in the overall

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » New Zealand  

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New Zealand New Zealand Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the New Zealand archive, sorted by date. University of Maryland Wins Solar Decathlon 2011! Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Carol Anna Consistently appearing in first place in overall standings throughout the competition, the University of Maryland won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced the competition results today before an excited audience that packed the main tent in the solar village. "Maryland is a well-experienced team. After taking second place in 2007, they rested and regrouped in 2009 and came to West Potomac Park in 2011 focused and determined to win," said Solar Decathlon Director Richard King. "In addition, Maryland's Watershed is a beautiful house, judged

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2011 » April  

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April, 2011 April, 2011 China Will Host a Solar Decathlon for the First Time Friday, April 29, 2011 On April 28, 2011, the launch ceremony for Solar Decathlon China (SD China) was held at Peking University. The event was witnessed by more than 200 participants from China's National Energy Administration (NEA), the U.S. Department of Energy, prominent domestic and international energy companies, and several Chinese universities. The Solar Decathlon China competition will be hosted by the National Energy Administration and the U.S. Department of Energy, organized by Peking University, and supported by companies including Applied Materials of the U.S. Launched in the U.S. in 2002, the Solar Decathlon has been held about every two years. In 2013, China will host its inaugural Solar Decathlon

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Virginia Tech  

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Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Virginia Tech archive, sorted by date. Congratulations to Virginia Tech and Solar Decathlon Europe Sunday, June 27, 2010 Virginia Tech took top honors to a standing ovation at the Solar Decathlon Europe awards ceremony today in Madrid, Spain. The decathletes were ecstatic to finally win after participating in four Solar Decathlons. And this was the closest margin of victory in a Solar Decathlon. Virginia Tech won by less than a point! Rank Team Score 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University 811.83 2 University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim 810.96 3 Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences 807.49 4 Ecole National Supérieure d'architecture de Grenoble 793.84 5 Aalto University, Finland 777.01

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Appalachian State  

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'Appalachian State' 'Appalachian State' Appalachian State Wins People's Choice Award Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Carol Anna Appalachian State University won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 People's Choice Award for its Solar Homestead today. This award gives the public the opportunity to vote for its favorite house. This year, 92,538 votes were cast. The award was announced at a Victory Reception in the solar Village in West Potomac Park-the last official event of Solar Decathlon 2011. Photo of Steven Chu shaking hands with Jeffrey Tiller as David Lee looks on. On Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu spoke with Jeffrey Tiller, left, and David Lee, right, members of Appalachian State's Solar Decathlon team. (Credit: Stefano Paltera/U.S.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Team Ontario  

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Ontario' Ontario' Vienna University of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2013! Saturday, October 12, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Team Austria from the Vienna University of Technology has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Photo of the exterior of LISI. Team Austria's LISI house is the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. (Credit: Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) The first-time U.S. competitor consistently wowed juries with its LISI house, after winning first place in the Communications Contest, second place in Market Appeal, and tying for third place in Engineering. In measured contests, Team Austria received first place in both the Hot Water and Energy Balance contests. University of Las Vegas Nevada took second place in the overall

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Middlebury College  

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'Middlebury College' 'Middlebury College' European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Architecture

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2013 » October  

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October, 2013 October, 2013 European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Architecture

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Kentucky/Indiana  

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Kentucky/Indiana Kentucky/Indiana Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Kentucky/Indiana archive, sorted by date. Affordability and Market Appeal Contest Winners Announced! Thursday, October 10, 2013 Solar Decathlon At an awards ceremony this morning, winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Affordability and Market Appeal contests took center stage by demonstrating that innovative, energy-efficient houses can be cost-effective and appealing to a variety of target markets. Photo of Richard Anderson and Robert Best at a desk looking at paperwork. The Affordability Contest juror, Richard Anderson, left, speaks with Robert Best from Stanford University during the Affordability Contest walkthrough. (Credit: Eric Grigorian/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2011 » October  

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October, 2011 October, 2011 Department of Energy Seeks New Location for Solar Decathlon 2013 Tuesday, October 18, 2011 By Amy Vaughn The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeking a new location for Solar Decathlon 2013. DOE hopes to provide other communities with the opportunity to host the competition and share the economic and education and outreach benefits of the event. Since 2002, the Solar Decathlon has been held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., where it has successfully showcased energy-efficient housing and clean energy technologies. For Solar Decathlon 2013, DOE is seeking a new venue. The event will promote the outreach, education, and economic benefits of energy security, renewable energy, and energy

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Home Entertainment  

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Home Entertainment Home Entertainment Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Home Entertainment archive, sorted by date. Dinner Parties Show Team Hospitality Monday, October 7, 2013 By Solar Decathlon If you've never thought of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon as a gourmet event, think again. Last night, 2013 teams rolled out their welcome mats for neighboring teams to host the second of two dinner parties of the Home Entertainment Contest. During the Solar Decathlon competition, teams host two dinner parties, which are attended and judged by pairs of decathletes from three neighboring teams. Teams have two hours to prepare their dinner cuisine, which must be cooked and served in the team houses. These requirements prompt teams to focus on serving tasty meals that can be prepared quickly

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » New Zealand  

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'New Zealand' 'New Zealand' University of Maryland Wins Solar Decathlon 2011! Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Carol Anna Consistently appearing in first place in overall standings throughout the competition, the University of Maryland won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced the competition results today before an excited audience that packed the main tent in the solar village. "Maryland is a well-experienced team. After taking second place in 2007, they rested and regrouped in 2009 and came to West Potomac Park in 2011 focused and determined to win," said Solar Decathlon Director Richard King. "In addition, Maryland's Watershed is a beautiful house, judged first place in Architecture, which also performed impeccably in measured

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2010 » October  

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October, 2010 October, 2010 Where Are the Past Solar Decathlon Houses Today? Friday, October 8, 2010 Since the first U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon in 2002, 72 houses have competed for the honor of victory on the National Mall. When the competitions ended, the collegiate teams packed up and returned to campus. But what happened to their houses? The past Solar Decathlon houses have been put to a variety of uses. For example: Twenty-four continue to contribute to university research and outreach on their campuses. Fifteen now host the public as educational exhibits extolling the benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency. Seven are used for business and meeting space. Seventeen serve as private residences for lucky families and students. And if living in a Solar Decathlon house is appealing to you, you're in

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Santa Clara  

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Santa Clara Santa Clara Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Santa Clara archive, sorted by date. A Race Against Time Monday, September 23, 2013 By Richard King It is hard enough to get selected as one of the 20 university teams to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, then to spend two years designing and building a competition house on campus, and finally to transport that house to the Solar Decathlon competition. But now it's a race against time to reassemble the house at the competition site in California in just nine days. Photo of several decathletes in safety gear walking down Decathlete way. Cranes line both sides. Cranes dominate the skyline of the Solar Decathlon village on the first day of assembly at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. (Credit:

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog SCI-Arc/Caltech  

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SCI-ArcCaltech Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the SCI-ArcCaltech archive, sorted by date. New Zealand Takes First in Engineering Contest Thursday, September 29,...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog SCI-Arc/Caltech  

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University of Wellington) received first place today in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 Engineering Contest for its First Light house. "The New Zealand house...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Tidewater Virginia  

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'Tidewater Virginia' 'Tidewater Virginia' Progress, Delays, and Generosity Characterize Second Full Day of Team Assembly Thursday, September 15, 2011 Carol Anna Construction of the solar village on the National Mall's West Potomac Park continued today, as student teams worked throughout the day and night to assemble their competition houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. While always a top priority at the Solar Decathlon, safety is particularly important during this seven-day construction phase. At today's daily team meeting, Lee Ann Underwood, Solar Decathlon safety officer, praised the following teams for their excellent safety practices: New Zealand (Victoria University of Wellington) Tidewater Virginia (Old Dominion University and Hampton University)

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2013 » July  

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July, 2013 July, 2013 Greetings From Solar Decathlon China! Wednesday, July 31, 2013 By Richard King I just arrived at the first Solar Decathlon China in Datong, and it is beyond awesome. Solar Decathlon started in the United States, spread to Europe, and is now in Asia. Each time it moved, our international friends and colleagues took a good idea and made it better. Solar Decathlon China has taken on the flavor of the Olympics in both size and complexion. The City of Datong has built an impressive site for the competition-complete with a hotel called the Sun Palace for the hundreds of decathletes, a beautifully designed village for the competition houses, and facilities to accommodate thousands of visitors. To top that, the site is located in the middle of a new cultural center where a museum, theater,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2010 » June  

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June, 2010 June, 2010 Congratulations to Virginia Tech and Solar Decathlon Europe Sunday, June 27, 2010 Virginia Tech took top honors to a standing ovation at the Solar Decathlon Europe awards ceremony today in Madrid, Spain. The decathletes were ecstatic to finally win after participating in four Solar Decathlons. And this was the closest margin of victory in a Solar Decathlon. Virginia Tech won by less than a point! Rank Team Score 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University 811.83 2 University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim 810.96 3 Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences 807.49 4 Ecole National Supérieure d'architecture de Grenoble 793.84 5 Aalto University, Finland 777.01 ... 8 University of Florida 743.22 Virginia Tech participated in the 2002, 2005, and 2009 U.S. Department of

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Team Massachusetts  

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Massachusetts Massachusetts Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Team Massachusetts archive, sorted by date. Solar Decathlon Teams Continue Fast-Paced Assembly Saturday, September 17, 2011 By Richard King Under mostly cloudy skies and occasional light rain, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon teams continue assembling their houses around the clock to finish the assembly phase of the competition, which for most (and hopefully all) teams will end Tuesday. Photo of a group of people wearing hard hats, safety vests, and safety glasses standing in front of a house. A sign in front reads "101: New Zealand." New Zealand celebrates a team member's birthday and says goodbye to its Canadian team crew from Fenshawe College in Ontario. (Credit: Richard

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Parsons NS Stevens  

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'Parsons NS Stevens' 'Parsons NS Stevens' European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Architecture

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Kentucky/Indiana  

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'Kentucky/Indiana' 'Kentucky/Indiana' Affordability and Market Appeal Contest Winners Announced! Thursday, October 10, 2013 Solar Decathlon At an awards ceremony this morning, winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Affordability and Market Appeal contests took center stage by demonstrating that innovative, energy-efficient houses can be cost-effective and appealing to a variety of target markets. Photo of Richard Anderson and Robert Best at a desk looking at paperwork. The Affordability Contest juror, Richard Anderson, left, speaks with Robert Best from Stanford University during the Affordability Contest walkthrough. (Credit: Eric Grigorian/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Three teams tied for first place in the Affordability Contest by earning

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » U of So Cal  

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U of So Cal U of So Cal Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the U of So Cal archive, sorted by date. European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first

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'U of So Cal' 'U of So Cal' European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests Friday, October 11, 2013 By Solar Decathlon Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. A jury of professional architects determined the Architecture Contest winners by assessing each house's architectural elements, environmental compatibility and occupant comfort, design inspiration, and construction specifications. Photo of the interior of AIR House. The interior of Czech Technical University's AIR House, which won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Architecture

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Comfort Zone  

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Comfort Zone Comfort Zone Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Comfort Zone archive, sorted by date. New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring Saturday, October 5, 2013 By Solar Decathlon New contest data displays are now available on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon website. If you are interested in the real-time performance of each house and want to keep a close eye on the competition, check out the Contests section pages. In the Contests section, the pages for the measured contests (Comfort Zone, Hot Water, Appliances, Home Entertainment, and Energy Balance) explain the contest requirements and provide real-time graphical displays of the accumulated measurements/scores for each team. Roll your cursor over the graphics to see more detailed information about each contest. For example,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Hot Water  

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Hot Water Hot Water Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Hot Water archive, sorted by date. New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring Saturday, October 5, 2013 By Solar Decathlon New contest data displays are now available on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon website. If you are interested in the real-time performance of each house and want to keep a close eye on the competition, check out the Contests section pages. In the Contests section, the pages for the measured contests (Comfort Zone, Hot Water, Appliances, Home Entertainment, and Energy Balance) explain the contest requirements and provide real-time graphical displays of the accumulated measurements/scores for each team. Roll your cursor over the graphics to see more detailed information about each contest. For example,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Virginia Tech  

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Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Virginia Tech archive, sorted by date. Virginia Tech Retains Solar Decathlon Europe Lead Monday, June 21, 2010 As of 7 p.m. Monday, Virginia Tech remains in first place overall at Solar Decathlon Europe because of its third-place finish in the Industrialization and Market Viability contest. The Industrialization and Market Viability announcement was made at 5 p.m. today. The Virginia Tech decathletes were extremely happy to again place in the top three in a major contest. Photo of Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera team members raising their arms in victory. The Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera team celebrates its first-place win. The winner of the Industrialization and Market Viability contest was the

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Parsons NS Stevens  

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Parsons NS Stevens Parsons NS Stevens Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Parsons NS Stevens archive, sorted by date. Teams Prove Solar Houses Can Be Affordable Tuesday, September 27, 2011 By Carol Anna Note: Corrections to the Affordability Contest results were announced Sept. 30, 2011. Proving that the cost of "going green" is decreasing, two teams tied for first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 Affordability Contest. Parsons The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology (which includes Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School) built Empowerhouse for less than $230,000. Purdue University's INhome came in at just less than $250,000. These teams earned 100 points for achieving a

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Team New Jersey  

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Jersey' Jersey' Solar Decathlon Teams Continue Fast-Paced Assembly Saturday, September 17, 2011 By Richard King Under mostly cloudy skies and occasional light rain, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon teams continue assembling their houses around the clock to finish the assembly phase of the competition, which for most (and hopefully all) teams will end Tuesday. Photo of a group of people wearing hard hats, safety vests, and safety glasses standing in front of a house. A sign in front reads "101: New Zealand." New Zealand celebrates a team member's birthday and says goodbye to its Canadian team crew from Fenshawe College in Ontario. (Credit: Richard King/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Today, I attended a party that New Zealand (Victoria University of

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Energy Balance  

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Energy Balance Energy Balance Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Energy Balance archive, sorted by date. New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring Saturday, October 5, 2013 By Solar Decathlon New contest data displays are now available on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon website. If you are interested in the real-time performance of each house and want to keep a close eye on the competition, check out the Contests section pages. In the Contests section, the pages for the measured contests (Comfort Zone, Hot Water, Appliances, Home Entertainment, and Energy Balance) explain the contest requirements and provide real-time graphical displays of the accumulated measurements/scores for each team. Roll your cursor over the graphics to see more detailed information about each contest. For example,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Home Entertainment  

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'Home Entertainment' 'Home Entertainment' Dinner Parties Show Team Hospitality Monday, October 7, 2013 By Solar Decathlon If you've never thought of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon as a gourmet event, think again. Last night, 2013 teams rolled out their welcome mats for neighboring teams to host the second of two dinner parties of the Home Entertainment Contest. During the Solar Decathlon competition, teams host two dinner parties, which are attended and judged by pairs of decathletes from three neighboring teams. Teams have two hours to prepare their dinner cuisine, which must be cooked and served in the team houses. These requirements prompt teams to focus on serving tasty meals that can be prepared quickly using little energy from the house. Photo of a decathlete stirring a pan of food.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Market Appeal  

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'Market Appeal' 'Market Appeal' South China University Takes the Lead at Solar Decathlon China Friday, August 9, 2013 Richard King The results of three contests were announced at Solar Decathlon China this morning. Teams gathered in the auditorium of the Sun Palace, and jury members announced the first, second, and third place for Engineering, Communications, and Market Appeal. The results are: Engineering University of Wollongong - Australia South China University of Technology and Huazhong University of Science and Technology - China Chalmers University of Technology - Sweden Communications Chalmers University of Technology - Sweden University of Wollongong - Australia South China University of Technology and Huazhong University of Science and Technology - China Market Appeal

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » 2010 » June  

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June, 2010 June, 2010 Competition Intensifies at Solar Decathlon Europe Thursday, June 24, 2010 Too close to call! Virginia Tech had a commanding 35-point lead at Solar Decathlon Europe earlier this week, but the University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim has cut that lead to only six points now. With only today and tomorrow left to score performance-based points, everything the teams do-from hot water draws to cooking to washing to cooling their houses-really makes a difference. Every point counts. The current leaders' scores are: Virginia Tech 449 University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim 443 Ecole National Supérieure d'Architecture de Grenoble 438 Aalto University 413 Bergische Universität Wuppertal 406 University of Florida 396 Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences 395

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Hot Water  

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'Hot Water' 'Hot Water' New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring Saturday, October 5, 2013 By Solar Decathlon New contest data displays are now available on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon website. If you are interested in the real-time performance of each house and want to keep a close eye on the competition, check out the Contests section pages. In the Contests section, the pages for the measured contests (Comfort Zone, Hot Water, Appliances, Home Entertainment, and Energy Balance) explain the contest requirements and provide real-time graphical displays of the accumulated measurements/scores for each team. Roll your cursor over the graphics to see more detailed information about each contest. For example, in the Appliances Contest graphic, the scores for running the refrigerator,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Comfort Zone  

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'Comfort Zone' 'Comfort Zone' New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring Saturday, October 5, 2013 By Solar Decathlon New contest data displays are now available on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon website. If you are interested in the real-time performance of each house and want to keep a close eye on the competition, check out the Contests section pages. In the Contests section, the pages for the measured contests (Comfort Zone, Hot Water, Appliances, Home Entertainment, and Energy Balance) explain the contest requirements and provide real-time graphical displays of the accumulated measurements/scores for each team. Roll your cursor over the graphics to see more detailed information about each contest. For example, in the Appliances Contest graphic, the scores for running the refrigerator,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Energy Balance  

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'Energy Balance' 'Energy Balance' New Contest Data Displays Provide Insight into Competition Scoring Saturday, October 5, 2013 By Solar Decathlon New contest data displays are now available on the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon website. If you are interested in the real-time performance of each house and want to keep a close eye on the competition, check out the Contests section pages. In the Contests section, the pages for the measured contests (Comfort Zone, Hot Water, Appliances, Home Entertainment, and Energy Balance) explain the contest requirements and provide real-time graphical displays of the accumulated measurements/scores for each team. Roll your cursor over the graphics to see more detailed information about each contest. For example, in the Appliances Contest graphic, the scores for running the refrigerator,

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Home Entertainment  

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Home Entertainment Home Entertainment Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the Home Entertainment archive, sorted by date. Home Entertainment Contest Rewards the Hosts with the Most Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Alexis Powers It may seem like all work all the time for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon's student decathletes, but one contest brings teams together to earn points while relaxing and interacting with one another. The Home Entertainment Contest includes the following five subcontests: Lighting Cooking Home Electronics Dinner Party Movie Night. The first three are task-based subcontests that require the teams to keep interior and exterior lights on at night, perform four cooking tasks during contest week, and operate a TV and computer during specified hours. The

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September, 2011 September, 2011 Clarity, Passion Score Communications Contest Win for Middlebury College Friday, September 30, 2011 By Carol Anna With exemplary communications materials, public tours, and website, Middlebury College received first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Communications Contest today. "Middlebury College, this year's winner of the Communications Contest, is a very authentic team that conveyed the best of New England architecture. This team's holistic approach to communications was refreshing; they achieved in all aspects of communications-not just in one area," said Ryan Park, director of business development for REC Solar Inc., who presented the award on behalf of the Communications Contest jurors. "This team made renewable energy technologies familiar to the

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September, 2011 September, 2011 University of Maryland Wins Prestigious Architecture Contest Wednesday, September 28, 2011 By Carol Anna Before a packed auditorium today at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, the University of Maryland took first place in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Architecture Contest. "WaterShed achieves an elegant mix of inspiration, function, and simplicity. It takes our current greatest challenges in the built environment-energy and water-and transforms them into opportunities for spatial beauty and poetry while maintaining livability in every square inch," said Architecture Contest Juror Michelle Kaufmann. New Zealand (Victoria University of Wellington) claimed second place for First Light, its modern interpretation of the traditional New Zealand

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September, 2013 September, 2013 The Houses Are All Here! Wednesday, September 25, 2013 By Richard King Good news! As of Wednesday morning, Sept. 25, all trucks with previously missing house sections and equipment were onsite at the Orange County Great Park. Yesterday, four teams were behind schedule because their trucks were still out on the road. But today, Kentucky/Indiana, Arizona/New Mexico, Team Texas, and North Carolina are all happy to be working at full speed. Photo of a diesel offloading a segment of the Team Texas house. Team Texas was happy to have its second truck arrive today. The house section it was transporting was too tall to fit through an underpass, so the truck had to find an alternate route. (Credit: Richard King/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)

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September, 2013 September, 2013 Instrumentation for Dummies Sunday, September 29, 2013 By Alexis Powers If your head spins at the thought of 105 sensors collecting 12 data points every 15 minutes for all 19 houses competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, you might want to pay a visit to Miss Barbara. This bodiless mannequin acts as the student liaison for the instrumentation team. Perhaps the steadiest head on the competition site, Miss Barbara helps student decathletes locate the instrumentation trailer when questions arise about measured contests. Photo of a mannequin's head looking out of a construction trailer's window. The unwavering gaze of Miss Barbara serves as a beacon for decathletes who are searching for answers related to monitored performance-and baked

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en Solar Land Use Data on OpenEI en Solar Land Use Data on OpenEI http://en.openei.org/community/blog/solar-land-use-data-openei   I'm happy to announce that a new report on Solar%2BLand%2BUse" title="Search this site for content like "Solar+Land+Use"" class="freelink freelink-search notfound freelink-internal">Solar+Land+Use was just released by the

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Solar Decathlon Entry Uses iPad to Monitor Home | Department of Energy  

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Solar Decathlon Entry Uses iPad to Monitor Home Solar Decathlon Entry Uses iPad to Monitor Home Solar Decathlon Entry Uses iPad to Monitor Home August 25, 2011 - 6:27pm Addthis Erik Hyrkas Erik Hyrkas Media Relations Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. Come check it out! In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive -- we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition.

 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is participating in its first Solar Decathlon competition, featuring its home, "Living Light." Named for

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Hydrogen & Fuel Cells News and Blog | Department of Energy  

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Hydrogen & Fuel Cells News and Blog Hydrogen & Fuel Cells News and Blog Bioenergy Buildings Geothermal Government Energy Management Homes Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Manufacturing Solar...

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Energy Savers Blog Policy Change | Department of Energy  

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Energy Savers Blog Policy Change Energy Savers Blog Policy Change Energy Savers Blog Policy Change December 14, 2011 - 6:10am Addthis The main reason the Energy Savers Blog exists is to communicate saving money & energy at home with you: the consumer. Our blogging team includes several people whose work supports different areas of the U.S. Department of Energy, and we're all motivated to share our life and work experience with you. We love your comments, positive or constructive, engaging or neutral. Up to this time, commenting has been left open for all blog entries going back to the very first blog entry. We have noticed, however, that the real, on-topic comments typically come in within a few weeks of a blog entry being posted. So we've decided to close comments on all blog entries that are 30 days or

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Energy Savers Blog Policy Change | Department of Energy  

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Energy Savers Blog Policy Change Energy Savers Blog Policy Change Energy Savers Blog Policy Change December 14, 2011 - 6:10am Addthis The main reason the Energy Savers Blog exists is to communicate saving money & energy at home with you: the consumer. Our blogging team includes several people whose work supports different areas of the U.S. Department of Energy, and we're all motivated to share our life and work experience with you. We love your comments, positive or constructive, engaging or neutral. Up to this time, commenting has been left open for all blog entries going back to the very first blog entry. We have noticed, however, that the real, on-topic comments typically come in within a few weeks of a blog entry being posted. So we've decided to close comments on all blog entries that are 30 days or

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS February 8, 2011 Darfuri woman using a Berkeley-Darfur cookstove | Courtesy of darfurstoves.org Berkeley Lab's Ashok Gadgil Takes Fuel Efficient Cookstoves to Ethiopia Find out how researchers from the Department of Energy are using technology and innovation to bring clean-burning cookstoves to the developing world. Their project is helping increase safety for families while simultaneously reducing deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions. February 8, 2011 Shutting the Door on Cold Weather How to save energy and money at home by installing energy-efficient windows, doors, and skylights. February 8, 2011 Of Refrigerators & Regulations Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from The White House Blog. The President took a moment during his speech to put the debate over

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energy-blogs en Suburbs offset Low energy-blogs en Suburbs offset Low Carbon Footprint of major U.S. Cities http://en.openei.org/community/blog/suburbs-offset-low-carbon-footprint-major-us-cities New research from the University of California-Berkeley shows that those who live in cities in the United States have significantly smaller per-capita carbon footprints than their suburban counterparts. The difference is such that suburban dwellers essentially offset the low carbon footprints of urban dwellers.blog/suburbs-offset-low-carbon-footprint-major-us-cities" target="_blank">read more

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content/blogs en Suburbs offset Low Carbon content/blogs en Suburbs offset Low Carbon Footprint of major U.S. Cities http://en.openei.org/community/blog/suburbs-offset-low-carbon-footprint-major-us-cities New research from the University of California-Berkeley shows that those who live in cities in the United States have significantly smaller per-capita carbon footprints than their suburban counterparts. The difference is such that suburban dwellers essentially offset the low carbon footprints of urban dwellers.blog/suburbs-offset-low-carbon-footprint-major-us-cities" target="_blank">read more

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AZ State/New Mexico AZ State/New Mexico Below you will find Solar Decathlon news from the AZ State/New Mexico archive, sorted by date. Transportation Issues Challenge Teams on the Second Day of Assembly Tuesday, September 24, 2013 By Richard King On the second day of assembly, everyone seems to be settling in for the long haul. Either they were exhausted from working 18 hours straight on Monday or the adrenalin of the first day excitement had worn off. Either way, there was a constant but steadier pace to the work today. The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a marathon, not a sprint, and the teams understand that. Photo of two decathletes wearing hard hats, safety glasses, and safety vests. Safety is our number one priority. Here, two members of the Vienna University of Technology team display their safety equipment, including

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blog Office of Energy Efficiency & blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en EnergyPlus Boosts Building Efficiency with Help from Autodesk http://energy.gov/eere/articles/energyplus-boosts-building-efficiency-help-autodesk EnergyPlus Boosts Building Efficiency with Help from Autodesk

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Water Blog  

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blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en Calling All Coders: Help Advance America's Ocean Power Industry http://energy.gov/eere/articles/calling-all-coders-help-advance-america-s-ocean-power-industry Calling All Coders: Help Advance America's Ocean Power Industry

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blog Office of Energy Efficiency & blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en Geothermal Energy: A Glance Back and a Leap Forward http://energy.gov/eere/articles/geothermal-energy-glance-back-and-leap-forward Geothermal Energy: A Glance Back and a Leap Forward

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7?&date_filter[value]&uid= en Innovators 7?&date_filter[value]&uid= en Innovators Using Federal Data to Help Consumers Make Informed Decisions http://www.data.gov/blog/innovators-using-federal-data-help-consumers-make-informed-decisions-0 Log into vote

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blog Office of Energy Efficiency & blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en Next-Generation Power Electronics: Reducing Energy Waste and Powering the Future http://energy.gov/eere/articles/next-generation-power-electronics-reducing-energy-waste-and-powering-future Next-Generation Power Electronics: Reducing Energy Waste and Powering the Future

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Homes Blog  

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homes-blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable homes-blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en Mississippi Adopts New Rules to Save Energy, Money http://energy.gov/eere/articles/mississippi-adopts-new-rules-save-energy-money-0 Mississippi Adopts New Rules to Save Energy, Money

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Texas Legal Review Texas Legal Review http://en.openei.org/community/blog/texas-legal-review The NREL roadmap team recently met with our legal team Brownstein Hyatt Farber and Schreck (www.bhfs.com) for a review of the Texas portion of the Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap (GRR).  BHFS provided excellent suggestions to the Section 3 flowcharts for geothermal leases on Texas state lands.  The Texas portion of the GRR now encompasses a flowchart for Texas state land leasing on Permanent School Fund Lands, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Lands, Land Trade Lands, and Relinquishment Act Lands.  Additionally, BHFS provided many other helpful tips for clarifying other issueblog/texas-legal-review"

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blog Office of Fossil Energy Forrestal Building 1000 blog Office of Fossil Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585202-586-6503 en Alert! Industry and Academia - The Energy Department Seeks Your Novel Ideas for Advanced Energy Systems http://energy.gov/fe/articles/alert-industry-and-academia-energy-department-seeks-your-novel-ideas-advanced-energy Alert! Industry and Academia - The Energy Department Seeks Your Novel Ideas for Advanced Energy Systems

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wind-blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable wind-blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en Two Facilities, One Goal: Advancing America's Wind Industry http://energy.gov/eere/articles/two-facilities-one-goal-advancing-america-s-wind-industry Two Facilities, One Goal: Advancing America's Wind Industry

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Blog Archive  

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blog Office of Economic blog Office of Economic Impact & Diversity US Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC, 20585 202-586-8383 en Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion http://energy.gov/diversity/articles/why-3d-printers-might-create-next-robotic-champion Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion

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Introducing FRED, Enabling Introducing FRED, Enabling Unique Visualization and Manipulation of Energy Data at Multiple Scales http://en.openei.org/community/blog/introducing-fred-enabling-unique-visualization-and-manipulation-energy-data-multiple-scales The U.S. Department of Energy, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and the Planetary Skin Institute recently released a new open platform hosted by OpenEI which enables state and local governments, agencies, corporations, and other energy analysts to effectively visualize energy use data and make energy data more useful for decision-making processes.blog/introducing-fred-enabling-unique-visualization-and-manipulation-energy-data-multiple-scales"

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blog Office of Energy Efficiency & blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en From the Lab to Your Gas Tank: 4 Bioenergy Testing Facilities That Are Making a Difference http://energy.gov/eere/articles/lab-your-gas-tank-4-bioenergy-testing-facilities-are-making-difference From the Lab to Your Gas Tank: 4 Bioenergy Testing Facilities That Are Making a Difference

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Welcome to EERE Blog | Department of Energy  

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Welcome to EERE Blog Welcome to EERE Blog Welcome to EERE Blog October 31, 2013 - 9:45am Addthis Solar energy is just one of many topics that will be highlighted on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's new blog. | Energy Department photo Solar energy is just one of many topics that will be highlighted on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's new blog. | Energy Department photo David Danielson David Danielson Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy At the Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), we are committed to strengthening and growing the nation's clean energy economy while reducing harmful carbon pollution that causes climate change. The transition to clean energy not only avoids burdening

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Welcome to EERE Blog | Department of Energy  

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Welcome to EERE Blog Welcome to EERE Blog Welcome to EERE Blog October 31, 2013 - 9:45am Addthis Solar energy is just one of many topics that will be highlighted on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's new blog. | Energy Department photo Solar energy is just one of many topics that will be highlighted on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's new blog. | Energy Department photo David Danielson David Danielson Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy At the Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), we are committed to strengthening and growing the nation's clean energy economy while reducing harmful carbon pollution that causes climate change. The transition to clean energy not only avoids burdening

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Help:Utility Rate Data Entry | Open Energy Information  

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Entry Jump to: navigation, search This blog is intended to help the National Utility Rate Database Team accomplish their job in populating and updating the OPENEI Database. The...

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Blog Posts  

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6?&date_filter[value]&uid= en Made In 6?&date_filter[value]&uid= en Made In America: Helping Revitalize U.S. Manufacturing http://www.data.gov/blog/made-america-helping-revitalize-us-manufacturing Log into vote

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Wzeng's blog  

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en New Gapminder Visualizations en New Gapminder Visualizations Added! http://en.openei.org/community/blog/new-gapminder-visualizations-added  OpenEI now features some cool new Gapminder Visualizations for users to browse and discover interesting trends. This dynamic chart, also called a motion chart, allows users to view changing data over time with four different axis, all changeable with a click of the mouse.

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Twnrel's blog  

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en Upcoming Roadmap meeting at the en Upcoming Roadmap meeting at the GRC http://en.openei.org/community/blog/upcoming-roadmap-meeting-grc  It's crunch time preparing for the Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap session next Tuesday at the GRC.  Brochures have been in preparation, thousands of hard copies (it hurts to say that given how digital everything else is on the project but there is still a role for paper products in the world) and a whole lot of pizza and caffeine.  All the products are in great shape and I expect to have an excellent meeting at the GRC.  The current draft agenda is attached.

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Rmckeel's blog  

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en The utility rate database version en The utility rate database version 1 API is now deprecated http://en.openei.org/community/blog/utility-rate-database-version-1-api-now-deprecated There comes a time in every API version's lifecycle when it needs to be deprecated.OpenEI's utility rate database version 1 API has been in use since the inception of the database in 2010.  As Illinois State University has taken a commanding lead of the project and its data curation, we have updated the schema and API to version 2 to present a richer spectrum of utility rate data.

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en Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC en Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC http://en.openei.org/community/blog/geothermal-nepa-workshop-grc On Tuesday, October 2, the Geothermal Technology Office and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory held a 1/2-day NEPA workshop.  The workshop was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, in conjunction with the GEA/GRC Tradeshow and Conference.  Three presentations were given, describing the NEPA database and associated analysis that had been conducted in 2013.

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Blogs | OpenEI Community  

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Blogs Blogs Home Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(2002) Super contributor 9 January, 2014 - 13:12 Suburbs offset Low Carbon Footprint of major U.S. Cities carbon cities CO2 emissions OpenEI suburbs US New research from the University of California-Berkeley shows that those who live in cities in the United States have significantly smaller per-capita carbon footprints than their suburban counterparts. The difference is such that suburban dwellers essentially offset the low carbon footprints of urban dwellers. Rosborne318's picture Submitted by Rosborne318(5) Member 2 December, 2013 - 11:06 Request for Information Renewable Energy Generation/Production Shreveport Airport Authority - Response Deadline 2 January 2014 pv land use Solar solar land use Solar Power The Shreveport Airport Authority intends to issue a Request for Proposal

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EERE News and Blog | Department of Energy  

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EERE News and Blog EERE News and Blog EERE News and Blog Blog The installation of this 2,244-panel photovoltaic system on Pinnacle Charter School in Denver, Colorado was fully funded by 456 American investors in 10 days. The project is expected to save the school $1.6 million in electricity costs over the next ten years.| Photo courtesy of Mosaic Simplifying Solar Project Financing January 16, 2014 10:05 AM Sunshot Incubator awardees such as Mosaic are revolutionizing America's solar landscape and helping the nation move to cleaner, more sustainable forms of energy that lower costs for consumers. Read The Full Story Next-Generation Power Electronics: Reducing Energy Waste and Powering the Future January 15, 2014 3:53 PM From unleashing more powerful and energy-efficient laptops, cell phones and

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Q&A Blog Participate with us Participate Share your Stories Museum Fan Downloads invisible utility element Q&A Blog Favorite museum Q&A What's the most commonly asked question here...

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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0, 2010 0, 2010 A LED light bulb is installed in one of Glendale, Ariz.'s traffic signals. | Photo courtesy of Glendale Light Shines on Better Budget for Glendale, Arizona Thanks to the EECBG Program, Glendale, Arizona has been making energy efficient upgrades and reducing costs. July 20, 2010 Eco-Driving: An Everyday Way to Reduce Our Oil Dependence Global warming and oil dependence are on the front burner for good, and for good reason. Thankfully, there is something we can all do today. July 20, 2010 Welcome to the Energy Blog Welcome to the Energy Blog. I am pleased to be the first of many voices from across the Department of Energy that you will hear from here, each of whom I trust will provide you with a unique perspective on our mission. July 19, 2010 Hybrid Solar-Wind Generates Savings for South Dakota City

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Energy Blog  

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archive 1000 Independence Ave. SW Washington DC archive 1000 Independence Ave. SW Washington DC 20585 202-586-5000 en Our Best Energy Videos of 2013 http://energy.gov/articles/our-best-energy-videos-2013 Our Best Energy Videos of 2013

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ARM - Blog Article  

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April 19, 2013 BBOP, Blog, Field Notes Searching for Elusive Plumes in the United States Bookmark and Share Interview with scientists spearheading a research campaign: 120 flight...

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Buildings Blog | Department of Energy  

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Blog Buildings Blog RSS November 5, 2013 The Building Technologies Office's Emerging Technologies Program works to advance new commerical building technologies that are expected to...

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News & Blog | Department of Energy  

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News & Blog FE Today Press Releases & Techlines Blog Speeches and Testimony Fossil Energy Today January 22, 2013 Fossil Energy Today - First Quarter, 2013 Here are just some of...

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Blog Promotion | Open Energy Information  

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Blog Promotion Blog Promotion Jump to: navigation, search Promoting your blog Now that you're a member of the OpenEI community and are interested in blogging, you may want to promote your blog using OpenEI's social media and rss feed channels. Here is a simple list of information on how to have your blog promoted through these channels, bringing you more exposure for your posts. Writing Style OpenEI does not have strict requirements for writing style. However, if you want to have your blog promoted and would hope for exposure, think about making your blog short, easy to read, and related to one topic. If your blog post crosses many boundaries, it probably has many different variants and may be difficult for the outside readers of the OpenEI blog to follow. If you have a long blog post related to several topics, you could possibly

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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24, 2011 24, 2011 The Energy of Entrepreneurs This entry has been cross-posted from The White House blog. Read Secretary Chu's thoughts following a meeting with small business leaders and the ideas they expressed about supporting their work in clean energy. February 24, 2011 The Inaugural Meeting of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Editor's Note: This event has concluded. Today, Secretary Chu heads to the White House to participate in the first meeting of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. February 24, 2011 Set up at the Neal Hot Springs project | Photo Courtesy of the Department of Energy Loans Program Office Department of Energy Finalizes $96.8 Million Recovery Act Loan for Geothermal Plant The Neal Hot Springs project will use a first-of-its-kind improved

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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8, 2011 8, 2011 Of Refrigerators & Regulations Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from The White House Blog. The President took a moment during his speech to put the debate over regulation in a different perspective. February 7, 2011 Mechanics train with plasma arc cutting equipment at the Paducah Site | Courtesy of Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant 240 Jobs Later: The Recovery Act's Impact at the Paducah Site Workers at the Department of Energy's Paducah Site are doing great things with the training they've received as part of the Recovery Act. February 7, 2011 Miles Below the Earth: The Next-Generation of Geothermal Energy Jumpstarting the geothermal industry across the United States. February 7, 2011 Modern Smart Grid Offers Consumers the Power of Choice

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Government Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Blog Blog Government Energy Blog RSS December 3, 2013 Energy Department Training Breaks New Ground The Federal Energy Management Program is now an authorized provider of continuing education units from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. These continuing education units are recognized by regulators, licensing bodies, and employers around the world. November 27, 2013 Diversified Power International President Tony Trigiani inspects a part at DPI's headquarters in Tennessee. DPI is expanding its engineering, development, and manufacturing operations to keep up with demand. | Photo courtesy of Chris Davis, Tennessee Solar Institute Small Company Makes Big Changes to Boost Clean Energy Economy As the nation moves toward greater adoption of new energy efficiency and

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Ianjkalin's blog | OpenEI Community  

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Ianjkalin's blog Ianjkalin's blog Home > Blogs Ianjkalin's picture Submitted by Ianjkalin(84) Contributor 28 February, 2013 - 12:35 Open Government Data Spurs Entrepreneurship and Jobs Open Data+entrepreneur Originally posted by White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on February 4th, 2013. By Marina Martin, Ian Kalin, Nat Manning, Dmitry Kachaev, Nicholas Bramble, and Raphael Majma. Presidential Innovation Fellows. Ianjkalin's picture Submitted by Ianjkalin(84) Contributor 19 February, 2013 - 11:24 The Administration's "North Stars" for Energy Open Data + north stars The President's guiding targets for energy innovation, an all-of-the-above strategy: 1. "Sunshot." Solar as cheap as fossil fuels. 2. "EV Everywhere." Shift cars and trucks off of oil for good.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Solar Decathlon...  

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feedback on ways to live more efficiently. Although the team's biggest challenge was the learning curve associated with the building process, it also points to that as the best...

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Made up of students from the University of Louisville, Ball State University, and the University of Kentucky, the KentuckyIndiana team decided to create a house that could...

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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2, 2013 2, 2013 The Southern California Institute of Architecture and California Institute of Technology team's 10-month design process resulted in their unique design -- a house made of two prefab modules and canopies that run on a system of rails. | Photo courtesy of SCI-Arc/Caltech. Solar Decathlon 2013: Designing the Houses of Today In our next installment in the Solar Decathlon 2013 blog series, we explore how teams tackle the design process. September 12, 2013 VIDEO: Secretary Moniz Dedicates Clean Energy Research Center Watch Secretary Moniz's remarks at the opening of the new Energy Systems Integration Facility -- a site aimed at overcoming generation, transmission and distribution issues that will help support clean, renewable energy technologies. September 11, 2013

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7, 2013 Blog, Field Notes, MAGIC Fourth of July Fireworks After a Day at the Los Angeles Dock Bookmark and Share Editor's note: Ernie Lewis, principal investigator for the Marine...

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home's energy efficiency. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) provide the same amount of light as incandescent bulbs but use about 75% less energy. CFLs fit into common household...

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Solar News | Department of Energy  

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News Solar News Bioenergy Buildings Geothermal Government Energy Management Homes Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Advanced Manufacturing Solar Vehicles Water Wind Blog Archive Recent News...

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Sfomail's blog Sfomail's blog Home > Blogs Sfomail's picture Submitted by Sfomail(48) Member 25 June, 2013 - 12:10 Solar Land Use Data on OpenEI acres csp land use how much land land requirements pv land use solar land use square miles I'm happy to announce that a new report on Solar+Land+Use was just released by the National+Renewable+Energy+Laboratory. You can find a brief summary of the results at the Solar+Land+Use page on OpenEI. Sfomail's picture Submitted by Sfomail(48) Member 31 May, 2013 - 12:04 Lighting Electricity Rates on OpenEI API Utility Rates Sfomail's picture Submitted by Sfomail(48) Member 17 May, 2013 - 12:42 EIA officially recognizes utility rate database on OpenEI EIA OpenEI Utility Rates OpenEI and U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Good news, everyone! The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) now

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7, 2013 7, 2013 Solar Decathlon 2013: Going the Distance As part of our behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to compete in the Solar Decathlon, we are examining how teams transport their houses to the competition site. September 17, 2013 #CleanTechNow: America's Clean Energy Revolution A new Energy Department report shows how cost reductions and product improvements have sparked a surge in consumer demand for wind turbines, solar panels, electric vehicles and LED lighting. September 16, 2013 It took six months and nearly 60 students to build Stanford's Start.Home, a house that aims to lower the entry barrier for an ultra-efficient house and make sustainability trendy. | Photo courtesy of Stanford. Solar Decathlon 2013: Building Skills for Future Careers Part four in our behind-the-scenes look at competing in the Solar

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Wind Blog Wind Blog RSS September 26, 2013 Wind Farm Brings Clean, Affordable Energy to Alaskan Cooperative How can we make it easier for more communities to use wind power?...

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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4, 2011 4, 2011 Energy.TooManyWebsites.gov In a blog post titled TooManyWebsites.gov, my counterpart at the White House outlined the Obama Administration's plans to improve how the federal government delivers information and services to the public online by reducing the number of websites it maintains. We're answering the President's call, seizing the opportunity to streamline web operations, reduce duplicative spending and improve overall web communications. June 14, 2011 Primus Power's energy cell stack. | Photo Courtesy of Primus Power Primus Power's Flow Battery Powered by $11 Million in Private Investment Investments in Primus Power's low-cost, distributed storage battery technology pave the way for increased integration of solar and wind technology into our nation's energy portfolio.

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14, 2011 14, 2011 Energy.TooManyWebsites.gov In a blog post titled TooManyWebsites.gov, my counterpart at the White House outlined the Obama Administration's plans to improve how the federal government delivers information and services to the public online by reducing the number of websites it maintains. We're answering the President's call, seizing the opportunity to streamline web operations, reduce duplicative spending and improve overall web communications. June 14, 2011 Primus Power's energy cell stack. | Photo Courtesy of Primus Power Primus Power's Flow Battery Powered by $11 Million in Private Investment Investments in Primus Power's low-cost, distributed storage battery technology pave the way for increased integration of solar and wind technology into our nation's energy portfolio.

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ne/blog-archive 1000 Independence Ave. SWWashington DC ne/blog-archive 1000 Independence Ave. SWWashington DC 20585202-586-5000 en Generation IV International Forum Updates Technology Roadmap and Builds Future Collaboration http://energy.gov/ne/articles/generation-iv-international-forum-updates-technology-roadmap-and-builds-future Generation IV International Forum Updates Technology Roadmap and Builds Future Collaboration

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blog Office of Energy Efficiency & blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en Clean Energy Projects Helping Wisconsin Tribe Achieve Sustainability Goals http://energy.gov/eere/articles/clean-energy-projects-helping-wisconsin-tribe-achieve-sustainability-goals Clean Energy Projects Helping Wisconsin Tribe Achieve Sustainability Goals

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cio-blog-archive Office of the Chief Information cio-blog-archive Office of the Chief Information Officer 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 202-586-0166 en Energy Department Launches Second Contest of the American Energy Data Challenge http://energy.gov/data/articles/energy-department-launches-second-contest-american-energy-data-challenge Energy Department Launches Second Contest of the American Energy Data Challenge

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EERE Blog | Department of Energy  

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16, 2013 16, 2013 It took six months and nearly 60 students to build Stanford's Start.Home, a house that aims to lower the entry barrier for an ultra-efficient house and make sustainability trendy. | Photo courtesy of Stanford. Solar Decathlon 2013: Building Skills for Future Careers Part four in our behind-the-scenes look at competing in the Solar Decathlon, we are looking at how the teams bring their designs to life. September 13, 2013 Our latest infographic -- Solar Decathlon 2013: The Path to a Brighter Future -- takes a look at the teams competing in this year's competition and highlights innovative design features in each of the teams' houses. Not featured in the "Meet the Teams" section, Team Texas will also compete at Solar Decathlon 2013 with their ADAPT house. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.

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EERE Blog | Department of Energy  

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16, 2013 16, 2013 It took six months and nearly 60 students to build Stanford's Start.Home, a house that aims to lower the entry barrier for an ultra-efficient house and make sustainability trendy. | Photo courtesy of Stanford. Solar Decathlon 2013: Building Skills for Future Careers Part four in our behind-the-scenes look at competing in the Solar Decathlon, we are looking at how the teams bring their designs to life. September 13, 2013 Our latest infographic -- Solar Decathlon 2013: The Path to a Brighter Future -- takes a look at the teams competing in this year's competition and highlights innovative design features in each of the teams' houses. Not featured in the "Meet the Teams" section, Team Texas will also compete at Solar Decathlon 2013 with their ADAPT house. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.

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Energy Crossroads: News Groups & Blogs | Environmental Energy Technologies  

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News Groups & Blogs News Groups & Blogs Suggest a Listing Alternative Energy ~ Renewable Energy Blog The latest on hydrogen, solar, biofuel, geothermal, hydro, and more. (The link to subscribe to their blog's feed is at the left.) Association for Energy Services Professionals (AESP) E-Mail List This is an unmoderated e-mail mailing list for the discussion and exchange of information relating to current topics in the energy services industry. Their "Ask AESP E-Mail List" provides an opportunity for sharing thoughts and expertise with others, to help advance "best practices" in this industry, and to network to identify potential opportunities and partnerships. BLDG-SIM Mailing List Building energy simulation programs allow users to estimate the energy use

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Solar | Department of Energy  

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September 28, 2011 What Do You Wish You Knew About Home Solar Energy? Solar Decathlon 2011 is in full swing, and the Energy Savers blog is all about home solar energy during the...

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Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio | Department of Energy  

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Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio October 6, 2010 - 2:26pm Addthis Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers Editor's Note: Yesterday Secretary Chu announced that solar panels and a solar hot water heater will be added to the White House by the end of next spring. This entry is cross-posted from the Energy Empowers blog and deals with how the continued growth of solar power is not only a boon for industry, but for local economies as well. The solar industry saw growth in 2010. Market research company Solarbuzz reports that global demand soared by 54 percent in the second quarter of 2010. The research firm reports that in the United States, the annual number of total watts installed moved from 485 MW in all of 2009 to 2.3 GW

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Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio | Department of Energy  

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Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio October 6, 2010 - 2:26pm Addthis Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers Editor's Note: Yesterday Secretary Chu announced that solar panels and a solar hot water heater will be added to the White House by the end of next spring. This entry is cross-posted from the Energy Empowers blog and deals with how the continued growth of solar power is not only a boon for industry, but for local economies as well. The solar industry saw growth in 2010. Market research company Solarbuzz reports that global demand soared by 54 percent in the second quarter of 2010. The research firm reports that in the United States, the annual number of total watts installed moved from 485 MW in all of 2009 to 2.3 GW

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September 27, 2013 [Blog, Field Notes] September 27, 2013 [Blog, Field Notes] Aerosol Observing System Gussied Up to Go Out Bookmark and Share Editor's note: Stephen Springston, a scientist from Brookhaven National Laboratory, shared this update in August 2013 on a new aerosol observing system (AOS). Originally deployed in Australia, the next-generation aerosol observing system (AOS) system returned to Brookhaven National Laboratory this summer for an invigorating makeover. With instrument, computer, and infrastructure systems rearranged and updated, and a fresh coat of paint, she is ready to go back out into the field as part of ARM's new Eastern North Atlantic (ENA) site! The AOS left Brookhaven on its journey to Graciosa Island in the Azores where it will obtain in situ measurements of aerosols and their optical properties as part of the new ARM Climate Research Facility fixed site in the Eastern North Atlantic.

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HSS Blog Archive  

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blog-archive Forrestal Building 1000 Independence blog-archive Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 205851.800.dial.DOE en New Manhattan Project Resource Page Launched http://energy.gov/articles/new-manhattan-project-resource-page-launched New Manhattan Project Resource Page Launched

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Energy Saver Blog  

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energysaver/blog en Last-Minute Energy Saving Stocking energysaver/blog en Last-Minute Energy Saving Stocking Stuffers http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/last-minute-energy-saving-stocking-stuffers Last-Minute Energy Saving Stocking Stuffers

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0, 2013 [BBOP, Blog, Field Notes] 0, 2013 [BBOP, Blog, Field Notes] BBOP Media Stop Bookmark and Share Editor's note: Eric Francavilla is an intern in the media relations department at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. On August 15, I joined Mary Beckman of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) media relations team for a media event held at the Biomass Burning Observation Project (BBOP) base of operations: a small hangar at Bergstrom Aircraft in Pasco, Wash. We invited reporters to see how scientists from the Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and PNNL have teamed up to fly through forest fire smoke across the Northwest in the name of science. The G-1 research plane, seen here at the Bergstrom Aircraft hangar in Pasco, Wash., carries a payload for BBOP of more than 30 scientific instruments to measure smoke from forest fires and other biomass burns.

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pi/blog-archive Office of Policy and International pi/blog-archive Office of Policy and International Affairs 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 202-586-8660 en SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium http://energy.gov/articles/slideshow-highlights-2013-women-clean-energy-symposium SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium

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ARM - Blog Article  

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1, 2013 [BBOP, Blog, Field Notes] 1, 2013 [BBOP, Blog, Field Notes] "...and BBOP was chosen for this one." Bookmark and Share The Biomass Burning Observation Project, or BBOP, is a field campaign that is being carried out with the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Aerial Facility (AAF) of the U.S. Department of Energy this summer to measure the evolution of properties of aerosols produced by biomass burns. Biomass refers to any vegetation-trees, grass, etc.-and thus biomass burns refer to forest fires, grass fires, etc., whether they be natural, such as forest fires started by lightning strikes, or anthropogenic (i.e., man-made), such as crops being burned by farmers. This first newsletter will give an introduction to BBOP, and subsequent newsletters, to be distributed every few weeks, will provide information on the status of the

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4, 2013 [Blog, Field Notes, SGP] 4, 2013 [Blog, Field Notes, SGP] Department of Energy Maintains Sophisticated Climate Research Facility... in Tornado Alley Bookmark and Share "We're talking about 500,000 square miles under the gun for severe weather," warned CNN meteorologist Indra Petersons on Monday morning. "Today could be as bad as yesterday," she added. It was May 20. Over the weekend, severe weather had already caused fatalities and a tornado alert was in place across five states, from Texas to Michigan. Sitting in his sun-filled office at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in eastern Washington, Jim Mather, a climate scientist, looked worried. In his role as technical director of the Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility, he is responsible

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ARM - Blog Article  

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4, 2013 [Blog] 4, 2013 [Blog] Recycling: A Lesson from Manus Island Bookmark and Share Guest post and photos by Chad Baldi, Project Engineer, ProSensing Inc. Three of us from ProSensing recently made a trip to Manus Island in Papua New Guinea to perform some upgrades to two ARM radars. We made a few interesting discoveries. In 2011, the ARM zenith cloud radar Ka-band antenna was replaced, and the old antenna was scrapped. As seen in the picture, the local villagers salvaged the scrapped antenna and are now using it to collect rain water for the community. The rain water drains off the roof of the house into the antenna, serving as a catch basin. When we told the property owner what a brand new antenna costs, he had a good laugh. The other photo is a picture of wood-crafted shed. This is an office/study

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November 13, 2013 [BBOP, Blog, Field Notes] November 13, 2013 [BBOP, Blog, Field Notes] Thanks for the Great Work - and BBOP Data! Bookmark and Share Editor's note: Drs. Larry Kleinman and Arthur Sedlacek are atmospheric chemists from the Brookhaven National Laboratory, spearheading BBOP. Today marks the conclusion of the field measurement phase of our Biomass Burning Observation Project (BBOP) campaign. In just under 4 months, we sampled 17 wildfires, more than 2 dozen agricultural burns and a handful of urban emissions, which we used as a contrasting data set. By conducting an aircraft measurement campaign that uniquely targeted near-field biomass burning aerosols, we have collected an important data set that will contribute to our community a process-level understanding of how these aerosols evolve and their forcing impact.

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OE Recovery Act Blog  

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blog Office of Electricity Delivery & blog Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 202-586-1411 en Top 9 Things You Didn't Know About America's Power Grid http://energy.gov/articles/top-9-things-you-didnt-know-about-americas-power-grid Top 9 Things You Didn't Know About America's Power Grid

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ARM - Blog Article  

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6, 2013 [ARM Mobile Facility 2, Blog, Field Notes, MAGIC] 6, 2013 [ARM Mobile Facility 2, Blog, Field Notes, MAGIC] Seasickness in Spirit! Bookmark and Share The images in this post are graphic and could very well be those of me on a boat. Eight years ago, as a first-year graduate student, I was participating in a week-long oceanographic research cruise just off the coast of southern California. A severe case of seasickness rendered me so nauseous and incapable of work that I decided never to set foot on a boat again-and I haven't so far. Hopefully, this will not be the fate for several instruments that participated in their first-ever marine operation last fall. Between October of 2012 and January of 2013, one of the two mobile facilities maintained by the U.S. Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility, went on its first extended

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ARM - Blog Article  

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7, 2013 [Blog, Field Notes, SGP] 7, 2013 [Blog, Field Notes, SGP] You Will Be Missed, Mr. Samaras Bookmark and Share Around the early 1990s, the U.S. Department of Energy set up the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program to collect climate and weather-related observations from across the globe. One of its first sites-now sprawling over 143,000 square kilometers and harboring 33 suites of sophisticated instruments-is in Oklahoma. Around the same time, a man working by himself was designing and building his own weather-measuring probes and driving them around in a truck. For the next twenty years, Tim Samaras would log close to 56,000 kilometers each year, driving across the prairies during peak tornado season. Early in his life, the movie "The Wizard of Oz" had captured Samaras's imagination.

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Graham7781's blog  

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2 en Suburbs offset Low Carbon 2 en Suburbs offset Low Carbon Footprint of major U.S. Cities http://en.openei.org/community/blog/suburbs-offset-low-carbon-footprint-major-us-cities New research from the University of California-Berkeley shows that those who live in cities in the United States have significantly smaller per-capita carbon footprints than their suburban counterparts. The difference is such that suburban dwellers essentially offset the low carbon footprints of urban dwellers.blog/suburbs-offset-low-carbon-footprint-major-us-cities" target="_blank">read more

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ARM - Blog Article  

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8, 2013 [ARM Aerial Facility, ARM Mobile Facility 1, Blog, Field 8, 2013 [ARM Aerial Facility, ARM Mobile Facility 1, Blog, Field Notes, TCAP] TCAP Updates: A New Instrument and Cold Weather Bookmark and Share Editor's note: Dr. Larry Berg is the lead scientist for the Two-Column Aerosol Project. The ARM Mobile Facility site, deployed at Truro, Massachusetts, is shown here in an earlier and warmer time of the year. The ARM Mobile Facility site, deployed at Truro, Massachusetts, is shown here in an earlier and warmer time of the year. We are back on Cape Cod for the second TCAP intensive operations period, which we abbreviate as IOP. The weather conditions have been challenging (more on that later), but we have managed to get in a number of good research flights between the storms. We made one important change to the G-1 aircraft for the second IOP, and that was to include a special inlet

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OE Blog Archive  

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blog-articles Office of Electricity blog-articles Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 202-586-1411 en First Round of American Energy Data Challenge Winners Announced http://energy.gov/data/articles/first-round-american-energy-data-challenge-winners-announced First Round of American Energy Data Challenge Winners Announced

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ARM - Blog Article  

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24, 2013 [Blog, Field Notes, MAGIC] 24, 2013 [Blog, Field Notes, MAGIC] An "Uneventful" Leg During MAGIC Bookmark and Share Editor's note: Ernie Lewis, principal investigator for the Marine ARM GPCI Investigations of Clouds (MAGIC) field campaign, sent this update on July 11, 2013. Thursday, July 11, evening We are just pulling into port in Honolulu (about 8pm local time on Thursday), a day later than normal, but we had left Los Angeles a day later than normal also. The trip was mostly uneventful (only one power outage), which is a good thing; typically anything that would make a trip "eventful" is not desirable. The instruments worked well, the techs-Pat and Mark-and, Trevor -a grad student-have been fun to work with, and the food was excellent. It was overcast nearly the entire way. It was bright a few times

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Indian Energy Blog Archive  

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Indian Energy Blog Archive Office of Indian Indian Energy Blog Archive Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs 1000 Independence Ave. SW Washington DC 20585 (202) 586-1272 en From Theory to Reality: Visit to NREL Heightens Student's Desire to Become an Engineer http://energy.gov/indianenergy/articles/theory-reality-visit-nrel-heightens-students-desire-become-engineer From Theory to Reality: Visit to NREL Heightens Student's Desire to Become an Engineer

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ARM - Blog Article  

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May 21, 2011 [Blog, Field Notes, MC3E] May 21, 2011 [Blog, Field Notes, MC3E] The (Almost) Dream Scenario Bookmark and Share Long before the MC3E scientists arrived in Ponca City and descended upon the SGP Central Facility (CF), there was a great deal of talk about the "dream scenario." The golden case of all golden cases was described as a well defined line of convective storms with a large stratiform rain region that propagated directly over the SGP CF. While this dream system moved over the site it would be sampled by all the CF instrumentation including the new scanning radar systems, sliced and diced by the N-Pol and D3R radars, and sampled from above by the NASA ER-2 and within by the UND Citation along well defined cross sections over the CF. We need to sample all different types of convective storms and have much to learn from all

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DOE Solar Decathlon: The Ohio State University  

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The Ohio State University The Ohio State University The Ohio State University's entry to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 was enCORE. In an Aug. 16, 2013, blog post on the team website, team member Abbie Faust wrote that the house was being installed on West Campus near Chadwick Lake. enCORE placed fifth overall in Solar Decathlon 2011, won a first-place award in the Comfort Zone Contest, tied for first place in the Hot Water Contest, and took home a third-place finish in the Energy Balance Contest. Photo of enCORE at Solar Decathlon 2011. Enlarge image The enCORE house features living spaces built around a central mechanical core and was designed for a lower-income family with one child. (Credit: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon) Who: The Ohio State University

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Rosborne318's blog  

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320 en Request for Information 320 en Request for Information Renewable Energy Generation/Production Shreveport Airport Authority - Response Deadline 2 January 2014 http://en.openei.org/community/blog/request-information-renewable-energy-generationproduction-shreveport-airport-authority-response The Shreveport Airport Authority intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) at some future time for renewable energy generation opportunities on Shreveport Airport property.

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Team Florida...  

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use building criteria. The team says that the house's "envelope" (the windows, walls, roofs, and foundations) was designed to work equally well throughout the year by...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Technology...  

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home's energy efficiency. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) provide the same amount of light as incandescent bulbs but use about 75% less energy. CFLs fit into common household...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Message Regarding...  

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all over to be inspired by the students' creativity and to learn about clean energy solutions for their own homes. The Department of Energy is presently researching alternative...

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and Stevens Institute of Technology (which includes Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School) built Empowerhouse for less than...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Run, Dishwasher...  

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Run, Dishwasher, Run Saturday, September 24, 2011 By Alexis Powers The typical college student does about two loads of laundry a week. However, the student decathletes must go...

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application of this technology, although these systems are sometimes used to heat wall panels or even the ceiling. Photo of a section of tiled floor that has been removed to reveal...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive University...  

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University of Wollongong Wins SD China Sunday, August 11, 2013 By Richard King I am proud to be an American-and prouder yet to be an employee of the U.S. Department of Energy. We...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive The Power of...  

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The Power of 2,000 Tuesday, October 1, 2013 By Richard King If you have to solve a problem, it's generally true that two heads are better than one. But imagine having 2,000. The...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive DOE Announces...  

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at Lowell (Boston and Lowell, Massachusetts) Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vermont) Old Dominion University and Hampton University (Norfolk and Hampton, Virginia)...

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and KentuckyIndiana from University of Louisville, Ball State University, and University of Kentucky (248,423). Team Ontario from Queen's University, Carleton...

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of Calgary (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) University of Louisville, Ball State University and University of Kentucky (Louisville, Kentucky; Muncie, Indiana; and Lexington, Kentucky)...

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Instrumentation for Dummies Sunday, September 29, 2013 By Alexis Powers If your head spins at the thought of 105 sensors collecting 12 data points every 15 minutes for all 19...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Blog Archive Vienna University...  

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Carleton University, and Algonquin College) placed first. Photo of the Team Ontario house. The Engineering Contest first-place winner is Team Ontario (Queen's University,...

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How are Homeowners and Businesses Paying for Solar Energy Systems? |  

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are Homeowners and Businesses Paying for Solar Energy Systems? are Homeowners and Businesses Paying for Solar Energy Systems? How are Homeowners and Businesses Paying for Solar Energy Systems? May 2, 2011 - 5:23pm Addthis David Feldman Energy Analyst, Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. We commonly think that the sun provides free energy. That's true, but photovoltaic panels and other equipment to harvest that energy aren't free. The question is: how are they paid for? U.S. residential and commercial solar system customers have historically paid the old-fashioned way: with cash. But the large upfront cash requirements can place solar energy systems out of reach for many utility customers. Financial markets are responding and increasingly providing

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Geothermal Blog | Department of Energy  

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Blog Blog Geothermal Blog RSS October 23, 2013 This diagram shows how electricity is produced using enhanced geothermal systems. | Energy Department Geothermal Energy: A Glance Back and a Leap Forward This year marks the centennial of the first commercial electricity production from geothermal resources. As geothermal technologies advance, the Energy Department is working to improve, and lower the cost of, enhanced geothermal systems. April 12, 2013 Learn the basics of enhanced geothermal systems technology. I Infographic by Sarah Gerrity. Enhanced Geothermal in Nevada: Extracting Heat From the Earth to Generate Sustainable Power Innovative clean energy project is up and running in Nevada.

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Safety - Blog posts | Data.gov  

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posts Safety DataTools Apps Challenges Resources Blogs Let's Talk Safety You are here Data.gov Communities Safety Blog Posts Author Posted after E.g., 2013-09-21 Apply Obama...

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS June 22, 2012 The Big Green Bus visited the Energy Department and Secretary Chu this Tuesday. Ten Dartmouth students are touring the nation on the Big Green Bus to build enthusiasm for community involvement through environmental action. This is the 8th year this completely student run initiative has hit the road to travel 12,000 miles across 24 states on a reused, veggie-powered Greyhound bus. | Image: Justin Vandenbroeck, Energy Department Photo of the Week: June 22, 2012 Check out our favorite energy-related photos! June 22, 2012 This rendering shows a lysozyme structural model against its X-ray diffraction pattern from SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), a powerful X-ray laser facility. Researchers have achieved high-resolution images of these simple biomolecules using advanced crystallography at LCLS. | Photo by Anton Barty/DESY

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Homes Blog | Department of Energy  

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Blog Blog Homes Blog RSS November 8, 2013 The Jackson County Welcome Center in Moss Point, Mississippi. The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved new rules that will help provide utility customers several pathways to increase energy efficiency. | Photo courtesy of Energy and Natural Resources Division, Mississippi Development Authority Mississippi Adopts New Rules to Save Energy, Money The Mississippi Public Service Commission has issued new rules that will help provide utility customers several pathways to increase energy efficiency. August 15, 2013 New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS July 29, 2010 Better Budget With Combined Funding for 'Green Community' When the town of Lancaster, Massachusetts discovered that energy was the second largest non-personnel percentage of their budget, they knew something must be done to become more efficient and reduce costs. July 29, 2010 From Volvo to a Career in Virginia's Weatherization Industry How the recession turned around for one Virginia resident through a new career in weatherization. July 29, 2010 Richmond and Chesapeake Bay Railway Car Barn will serve as an example of green building in the community. | Photo by Julie Wescott Weissend Historic Railroad Building Goes Net Zero Dovetail Construction Company saw a unique challenge - and opportunity - with a neglected 1880s-era Richmond and Chesapeake Bay Railway Car Barn.

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS October 24, 2008 2009 Fuel Economy Guide and FuelEconomy.gov Learn about the 2009 Fuel Economy Guide here. October 21, 2008 Purchasing a New Energy-Efficient Central Heating System Think you know heating systems? Check this out before purchasing a new one. October 16, 2008 Question of the Week: What Have You Done to Improve Your Windows? Share your thoughts on window efficiency upgrades with us! October 15, 2008 Improving the Energy Efficiency of Existing Windows Make your windows more efficient and save energy and money. October 13, 2008 Purchasing Energy-Efficient Windows Need help shopping for energy efficient windows? Look here. October 9, 2008 Question of the Week: Besides Cost, What Motivates You to Save Energy? Share your thoughts on saving energy.

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS June 29, 2011 Hybrid vehicles circle the track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of the inaugural Clean Cities Stakeholder Summit The Clean Energy Race Assistant Secretary David Sandalow documents his experiences at the inaugural Clean Cities Stakeholder Summit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. June 29, 2011 Finding & Sharing Information about Energy Efficiency Know someone looking for efficiency tips? Now you can send them to our Stay Cool, Save Money campaign. June 29, 2011 Our Energy Independence - A Live Chat With Dr. Arun Majumdar Join Dr. Arun Majumdar at 2 PM ET for a live, two-way conversation about the investments we're making to build the clean energy infrastructure of the future. June 29, 2011 Los Alamos National Laboratory: Las Conchas Fire Update

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Bioenergy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Blog Blog Bioenergy Blog RSS December 16, 2013 The Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado enables partners to test conversion technologies on up to one ton of biomass material a day. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory From the Lab to Your Gas Tank: 4 Bioenergy Testing Facilities That Are Making a Difference The Energy Department is working to cut the cost of biofuel production by supporting advanced development and demonstration facilities throughout the country that enable researchers to fully examine their efforts on a large scale without having to maintain an expensive pilot plant. November 6, 2013 National Renewable Energy Laboratory researcher Lee Elliott collects samples of algae at a creek in Golden, Colorado. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

352

Vehicles Blog | Department of Energy  

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Vehicles Blog Vehicles Blog Vehicles Blog RSS November 22, 2013 As part of the 21st Century Truck Partnership, the Army will demonstrate technology that converts waste heat from an exhaust system to electricity used in its Stryker vehicle. | Photo courtesy of courtesy of U.S. Army Top U.S. Automakers Collaborate to Improve Heavy-Duty Freight Efficiency The 21st Century Truck Partnership aims to improve the fuel efficiency of heavy duty-freight vehicles in existing and future fleets throughout the country. The partnership includes 15 heavy-duty engine, truck, and bus manufacturers, four federal agencies and 12 national laboratories. September 19, 2013 A Clean Energy Revolution -- Now Critics often say America's clean energy future will "always be five years away." For four key clean energy technologies, that clean energy

353

OpenEI Community blogs  

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http://en.openei.org/community/blog en Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC http://en.openei.org/community/blog en Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC http://en.openei.org/community/blog/geothermal-nepa-workshop-grc On Tuesday, October 2, the Geothermal Technology Office and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory held a 1/2-day NEPA workshop.  The workshop was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, in conjunction with the GEA/GRC Tradeshow and Conference.  Three presentations were given, describing the NEPA database and associated analysis that had been conducted in 2013.

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS December 27, 2013 Both! The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is a large research device located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The NIF uses powerful lasers to heat and compress hydrogen fuel to the point where nuclear fusion reactions take place. It is currently the largest and most energetic inertial confinement fusion device in the world. Researchers use the NIF to ensure the safety of nuclear weapons, explore the potential of fusion as a safe energy source, and understand how the universe was created. In this photo, NIF Team members Bruno Van Wonterghem (left), Jim Nally (pointing) and Rod Saunders watch through a newly installed viewing window, which allows the NIF team and visitors to see inside the chamber while it is vacuum-sealed for experiments.

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS September 8, 2011 Are Your Kids Learning About Saving Energy? Do you teach your children how to save energy at home, or about driving efficiently? September 6, 2011 A heavy layer of air pollution, a mix of aerosol particles and vapors, obscures the view over Mexico City. Two studies by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory show the importance of including the small-scale effects of aerosols in climate modeling. | Image courtesy of PNNL Our Dusty Atmosphere Aerosols -- tiny particles like soot and dust - in our atmosphere can make a difference in weather, as well as climatic warming and cooling.
 Studying these tiny particles could lead to improvements in global climate models. September 6, 2011 16 R&D Projects Across 11 States to Advance Hydropower in U.S.

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS September 27, 2010 Recovery Act is "Lighting Up" the Streets of Philadelphia The city is converting 58,000 traffic signals, which is just one of the city's energy efficiency targets. September 27, 2010 Are You Ready to Make a Difference? In the video below Secretary Chu reflects on how his high school physics teacher, Mr. Miner, aided his intellectual development and pushed him to embrace the learning process - lessons he's kept with him ever since. September 27, 2010 A worker synchronizes a traffic light on State Road A1A in St. Augustine, FL. | Energy Department Photo | Florida County Seeks to Reduce Emissions and Improve Traffic St. Johns County, Florida is tackling its traffic-timing problem with a little help from an Energy Department Energy Efficiency and Conservation

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS September 30, 2008 Energy-Efficient Cooking for Winter Cold-weather cooking means a seasonal shift in the kitchen. September 25, 2008 Question of the Week: Do Energy-Related Financial Incentives Prompt You to Be More Energy Efficient? Do energy-related financial incentives or assistance programs prompt you to be more energy efficient or to purchase products that can help you save energy? September 23, 2008 Six Places to Find Help with Your Energy Costs Read about six resources that can help you save energy and money in your home. September 18, 2008 Question of the Week: What are Your Strategies for Saving Money and Energy in the Winter? What are your strategies for saving money and energy in the winter? September 16, 2008

358

Water Blog | Department of Energy  

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Blog Blog Water Blog RSS December 10, 2013 The Energy Department has launched a new coding competition to help industry develop new models and tools that improve the design, development, and optimization of marine and hydrokinetic devices. | Graphic courtesy of TopCoder Calling All Coders: Help Advance America's Ocean Power Industry The Energy Department has launched a new coding competition to help industry develop new models and tools that improve the design, development, and optimization of marine and hydrokinetic devices. August 14, 2013 Tacoma Power's Cushman Hydroelectric Project installed a new two-generator powerhouse that increases electric generation capacity by 3.6 megawatts and captures energy from previously untapped water flows. | Photo courtesy of Tacoma Power.

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS September 30, 2011 Colorized TEM (Transmission Electron Microscopy) micrograph of a cell of Geobacter sulfurreducens (orange) with its pili (yellow) stretching out like arms and immobilizing the uranium (black precipitate). | Image courtesy of Dena Cologgi and Gemma Reguera, Michigan State University Geobacter: The Junk Food Connoisseurs of the Bacterial Kingdom With a healthy appetitie for uranium and petroleum, this family of bacteria clean up nuclear waste and other toxic materials. A team of researchers has discovered exactly how they use their arms to do this. September 30, 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: September 2011 September is a month full of changes: it marks the switch from summer to

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS May 4, 2012 In addition to hosting the vehicles education exhibit at the White House, Energy Department employees participated in many activities as part of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day - like the fitness presentation shown above. | Energy Department file photo. Vehicle Education Efforts Fuel Our Future Talking to young people about clean, renewable energy sources as part of the White House's Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. May 4, 2012 Michelle will be taking questions on STEM education as well as workforce development and training. She'll also be soliciting your ideas on why these initiatives are important, and what the Department can do to improve them. Tweet-up next Thursday! Chat with Michelle Fox about STEM in Education &

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Using blogs to support learning during internship  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Blogging has been recommended as a suitable tool for learning during internship due to its associated usefulness in collaborative learning, reflection, communication, and social support. In this study, blogging was incorporated into the internship activities ... Keywords: Blogs, Collaborative learning, Professional learning, Teaching/learning strategies

Samuel K. W. Chu; Carol K. K. Chan; Agnes F. Y. Tiwari

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Entry-Level Positions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Entry-Level Positions | National Nuclear Security Administration Entry-Level Positions | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Entry-Level Positions Home > Federal Employment > Our Jobs > Entry-Level Positions Entry-Level Positions Are you looking for a way to share your ideas, follow your passions and develop professionally? NNSA has entry-level positions that will allow you

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS August 31, 2010 Empowering Actions to Save Energy Across the Country Some of my favorite reminders of the rapid strides we are taking toward a clean energy future are the daily stories we feature on our Energy Empowers clean energy blog, and yesterday, we launched our brand new redesigned Energy Empowers Web site. August 30, 2010 Response to Weatherization Questions We respond to the questions about weatherization you asked on Twitter. August 30, 2010 Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! A brand new Web site on EERE talks about the basics of how energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies work. But I wanted to point out something in particular: the Energy 101 series of videos! August 30, 2010 Allison's bus hybrid drive unit for transit buses can be found in 164 cities around the world. The company will use similar technology in the commercial truck hybrid system. | Photo courtesy of Allison Transmission

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Team Belgium  

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part of the design. An important aspect of the E-Cube is its simple, do-it-yourself (DIY) modularity. The house is designed as a pre-engineered kit that can be easily...

365

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2011 June  

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part of the design. An important aspect of the E-Cube is its simple, do-it-yourself (DIY) modularity. The house is designed as a pre-engineered kit that can be easily...

366

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Tennessee  

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home's energy efficiency. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) provide the same amount of light as incandescent bulbs but use about 75% less energy. CFLs fit into common household...

367

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Engineering  

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and Huazhong University of Science and Technology - China Chalmers University of Technology - Sweden Communications Chalmers University of Technology - Sweden University...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Architecture  

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took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest this morning at the U.S....

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Illinois  

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lifestyles of disaster victims than the typical mobile home-style trailer used in today's disaster relief efforts. The Rehome offers an efficient and open floor plan that...

370

DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Appliances  

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Run, Dishwasher, Run http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives1666 http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives1666comments Sat, 24 Sep 2011 22:24:07 +0000 solardecathlon...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Middlebury College  

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a new biomass plant, which boasts a gasification system that converts regionally grown wood chips into gas, which it then burns to provide steam for heating, cooling, hot water,...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2010 April  

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at Lowell (Boston and Lowell, Massachusetts) Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vermont) Old Dominion University and Hampton University (Norfolk and Hampton, Virginia)...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Stevens  

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feedback on ways to live more efficiently. Although the team's biggest challenge was the learning curve associated with the building process, it also points to that as the best...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Norwich  

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and KentuckyIndiana from University of Louisville, Ball State University, and University of Kentucky (248,423). Team Ontario from Queen's University, Carleton...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Team Texas  

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KentuckyIndiana, composed of University of Louisville, Ball State University, and University of Kentucky, are in trouble because a wheel bearing seal blew, so the truck...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Market Appeal  

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and KentuckyIndiana from University of Louisville, Ball State University, and University of Kentucky (248,423). Team Ontario from Queen's University, Carleton...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Stanford  

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and KentuckyIndiana from University of Louisville, Ball State University, and University of Kentucky (248,423). Team Ontario from Queen's University, Carleton...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog 2012 January  

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of Calgary (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) University of Louisville, Ball State University and University of Kentucky (Louisville, Kentucky; Muncie, Indiana; and Lexington, Kentucky)...

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog Profiles  

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Instrumentation for Dummies http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives2560 http:www.solardecathlon.govblogarchives2560comments Mon, 30 Sep 2013 03:58:57 +0000...

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Manufacturing Blog | Department of Energy  

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Manufacturing Manufacturing Blog Manufacturing Blog RSS January 15, 2014 Next-Generation Power Electronics: Reducing Energy Waste and Powering the Future From unleashing more powerful and energy-efficient laptops, cell phones and motors, to shrinking utility-scale inverters from 8,000 pound substations to the size of a suitcase, wide bandgap semiconductors could be one of the keys to our clean energy future. January 6, 2014 Manufacturing Spotlight: Boosting American Competitiveness Find out how the Energy Department is helping bring new clean energy technologies to the marketplace and make manufacturing processes more energy efficient. November 15, 2013 Secretary Moniz Joins President Obama in Visit to Cleveland High-Strength Steel Factory Secretary Moniz and President Obama toured a high-strength steel plant in

382

Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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December 28, 2010 December 28, 2010 This Month on Energy Savers: December 2010 We've been busy all through the holiday season on EnergySavers.gov and the Energy Savers Blog. Here are some highlights. December 27, 2010 New TV Guide - EnergyGuide, That Is Though energy-efficient television sets are on the market, it's not always easy to identify them. But that's all about to change. December 23, 2010 Illustration of the IceCube neutrino observatory. Source: LBNL Geek-Up[12.23.2010]: Muons at the South Pole and Dr. Nick Holoynak Earlier today, the Energy Blog featured Los Alamos National Lab's system to track Santa. However, while there is a lot of attention focused on the North Pole right now, the Geek-Up[date] team is taking a look at the opposite end of the Earth. This past weekend, a collaborative group of 40

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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December 28, 2010 December 28, 2010 This Month on Energy Savers: December 2010 We've been busy all through the holiday season on EnergySavers.gov and the Energy Savers Blog. Here are some highlights. December 27, 2010 New TV Guide - EnergyGuide, That Is Though energy-efficient television sets are on the market, it's not always easy to identify them. But that's all about to change. December 23, 2010 Illustration of the IceCube neutrino observatory. Source: LBNL Geek-Up[12.23.2010]: Muons at the South Pole and Dr. Nick Holoynak Earlier today, the Energy Blog featured Los Alamos National Lab's system to track Santa. However, while there is a lot of attention focused on the North Pole right now, the Geek-Up[date] team is taking a look at the opposite end of the Earth. This past weekend, a collaborative group of 40

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Blog Archive | Department of Energy  

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9, 2013 9, 2013 A Shining Example of Dr. King's legacy Editor's Note: This blog was originally posted on OSTI's blog. January 3, 2013 Top: MOX Services President Kelly Trice, left, presents a certificate to Wise President and Owner David Abney and Wise Marketing Director Renee Abney. Wise was recognized as a 2012 MOX Gold Supplier during a special presentation in Dayton. Bottom: Byers Precision Fabricators was recognized as a 2012 MOX Gold Supplier during a special presentation in North Carolina. Steve Marr of MOX Services (left) and Kevin Hall of NNSA (right) present Roger Byers (center) with the award. Over 9600 Small Business Subcontracts Critical to the Success of NNSA's MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility NNSA and MOX Services are committed to increasing the contracting

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Buildings News and Blog | Department of Energy  

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About Us » News & Blog » Buildings News and Blog About Us » News & Blog » Buildings News and Blog Buildings News and Blog Blog A three-part Energy Department-funded study indicates LEDs are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent lights. | Energy Department graphic Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs December 9, 2013 4:13 PM Final results of a three-part Energy Department-funded study found that LEDs have less negative environmental impacts than incandescent bulbs and a slight edge over CFLs. Read The Full Story EnergyPlus Boosts Building Efficiency with Help from Autodesk November 21, 2013 1:55 PM Autodesk has translated EnergyPlus' 600,000 lines of computer code into C++, one of the world's most popular programming languages. The change increases accessibility of EnergyPlus to many more developers, who can

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Geothermal News and Blog | Department of Energy  

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About Us » News & Blog » Geothermal News and Blog About Us » News & Blog » Geothermal News and Blog Geothermal News and Blog Blog This diagram shows how electricity is produced using enhanced geothermal systems. | Energy Department Geothermal Energy: A Glance Back and a Leap Forward October 23, 2013 1:31 PM This year marks the centennial of the first commercial electricity production from geothermal resources. As geothermal technologies advance, the Energy Department is working to improve, and lower the cost of, enhanced geothermal systems. Read The Full Story Learn the basics of enhanced geothermal systems technology. I Infographic by Sarah Gerrity. Enhanced Geothermal in Nevada: Extracting Heat From the Earth to Generate

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Vehicles News and Blog | Department of Energy  

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About Us » News & Blog » Vehicles News and Blog About Us » News & Blog » Vehicles News and Blog Vehicles News and Blog Blog The Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado enables partners to test conversion technologies on up to one ton of biomass material a day. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory From the Lab to Your Gas Tank: 4 Bioenergy Testing Facilities That Are Making a Difference December 16, 2013 2:46 PM The Energy Department is working to cut the cost of biofuel production by supporting advanced development and demonstration facilities throughout the country that enable researchers to fully examine their efforts on a large scale without having to maintain an expensive pilot plant. Read The Full

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS February 1, 2012 Green Up Your Next Movie Night! Winter. For many of us, the season means hot chocolate, winter sports, exercise indoors, and the classic American pastime-movie night. January 31, 2012 Slideshow: Flipping the Switch on LED Lighting for the National Mall Last night, Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar ushered in a new era for energy efficiency on the National Mall when they flipped the switch on LED lights in 174 vintage Olmsted lampposts. January 31, 2012 Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine The link between nationwide health improvement and energy efficiency efforts is strong. January 31, 2012 Last July, Governor Neil Abercrombie unveiled the first public charging station installed in the state capitol's underground parking garage with the "Hawaii EV Ready" program. In 2011, rebates were approved for 237 electric vehicles and 168 chargers. | Photo courtesy of the Office of the Governor.

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy.gov » Energy Blog Energy Blog RSS July 2, 2012 Off-grid, or stand-alone, systems can be more cost-effective than connecting to the grid in remote locations. | Photo courtesy of Dave Parsons. Off-Grid or Stand-Alone Renewable Energy Systems Powering your home or small business using a small renewable energy system that is not connected to the electricity grid -- called a stand-alone system -- can make economic and environmental sense. July 2, 2012 Save a Little Energy this 4th of July The 4th of July is almost here, and that means fireworks and festivities - also energy efficiency. July 2, 2012 Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source x-ray beamline was used to reveal the atomic structure of the bioremediation enzyme. The liquid nitrogen in the foreground keeps the crystallized enzyme cool, protecting it from the heat of the x-rays that would otherwise damage the crystal. | Photo by Brookhaven National Laboratory

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Pages that link to "Guangxi Chengjiyongxin Solar Technology Engineerin...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

"http:en.openei.orgwikiSpecial:WhatLinksHereGuangxiChengjiyongxinSolarTechnologyEngineeringCoLtd" Special pages About us Disclaimers Energy blogs Developer services...

391

DOE Research and Development Accomplishments Blog  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Blog Date: 09302013 Tennis, Anyone? This question could have been asked fifty-five (55) years ago to visitors at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). In 1958, William...

392

Homes News and Blog | Department of Energy  

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Homes News and Blog Homes News and Blog Homes News and Blog Blog A three-part Energy Department-funded study indicates LEDs are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent lights. | Energy Department graphic Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs December 9, 2013 4:13 PM Final results of a three-part Energy Department-funded study found that LEDs have less negative environmental impacts than incandescent bulbs and a slight edge over CFLs. Read The Full Story Homes News and Blog Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Weatherization December 9, 2013 9:37 AM Since 2009, when the Energy Department seized a major opportunity to invest $5 billion through our Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) to stimulate job growth and help families affected by the Read The Full Story

393

News & Blog | Department of Energy  

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Blog Blog News & Blog Blog General Leslie Groves and J. Robert Oppenheimer are pictured here at the Trinity Test site in New Mexico, 1945. New Manhattan Project Resource Page Launched July 16, 2013 5:48 PM On the 68th anniversary of the birth of the atomic age, read up on the history of the Manhattan Project through this new resource page. Read The Full Story Moving Toward a Peaceful Nuclear Future DOE Weighs in at 120,000 lbs! More from the blog News August 29, 2013 Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for two violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations. November 9, 2012

394

NNSA Blog | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Blog | National Nuclear Security Administration Blog | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog NNSA Blog US, UK, France Discuss Stockpile Stewardship, Arms Control and Nonproliferation and Visit the Nevada National Security Site Posted By Office of Public Affairs On Dec. 18-19, 2013, the United States hosted a visit by delegations from

395

Cybersecurity Related Blogs | Department of Energy  

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Blogs Blogs Cybersecurity Related Blogs October 30, 2013 Cybersecurity Related Blogs Cybersecurity Is Every Citizen's Responsibility The Energy Department plays a unique and critical role in promoting our nation's cybersecurity. But all Internet users can help prevent cyber threats by practicing safe online behavior. September 19, 2013 Cybersecurity Related Blogs Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge Protecting the critical energy infrastructure that supports America's economy and security is vital -- and is a top Energy Department priority. May 14, 2013 This Thursday: Google+ Hangout on Securing the Smart Grid Have questions about how the Department is helping ensure the nation's electric grid stays safe and secure? Ask members of the smart grid cybersecurity workforce your questions this Thursday.

396

Blogs, reflective practice and student-centered learning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Blogging can be used to enhance education by encouraging reflective practice. We present a study in which a final year HCI course was constructed around regular blogging activity. We discuss the role of blogs in providing a social mechanism for the student ... Keywords: blogging, cultural probe, education, reflective practice

Russell Beale

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Solar water heaters should be placed facing due south. Solar water heaters should be placed facing due south. Siting Your Solar Water Heating System Have you decided to install a solar water heater? Learn how to correctly orient and tilt the heater. May 30, 2012 A whole-house ventilation system with dedicated ducting in a new energy-efficient home. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/brebca. Whole-House Ventilation Tight, energy-efficient homes require mechanical -- usually whole-house -- ventilation to maintain a healthy, comfortable indoor environment. May 30, 2012 Rooftop solar water heaters need regular maintenance to operate at peak efficiency. | Photo from iStockphoto.com Solar Water Heating System Maintenance and Repair Solar energy systems require periodic inspections and routine maintenance to keep them operating efficiently. Learn how to maintain your solar water

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Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Solar water heaters should be placed facing due south. Solar water heaters should be placed facing due south. Siting Your Solar Water Heating System Have you decided to install a solar water heater? Learn how to correctly orient and tilt the heater. May 30, 2012 A whole-house ventilation system with dedicated ducting in a new energy-efficient home. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/brebca. Whole-House Ventilation Tight, energy-efficient homes require mechanical -- usually whole-house -- ventilation to maintain a healthy, comfortable indoor environment. May 30, 2012 Rooftop solar water heaters need regular maintenance to operate at peak efficiency. | Photo from iStockphoto.com Solar Water Heating System Maintenance and Repair Solar energy systems require periodic inspections and routine maintenance to keep them operating efficiently. Learn how to maintain your solar water

399

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pdsf/announcements-and-meetings/pdsf-selected-announcements/ pdsf/announcements-and-meetings/pdsf-selected-announcements/ PDSF Users Meeting 12/3/13 at 11:15 am http://www.nersc.gov/users/computational-systems/pdsf/announcements-and-meetings/pdsf-selected-announcements/pdsf-users-meeting-12-3-13-at-11-15-am/ The PDSF Users' meeting will be held in room 50B-2222. Come join us! Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:46:10 -0800 http://www.nersc.gov/users/computational-systems/pdsf/announcements-and-meetings/pdsf-selected-announcements/pdsf-users-meeting-12-3-13-at-11-15-am/ PDSF Office Hours 10/17/13 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at LBNL http://www.nersc.gov/users/computational-systems/pdsf/announcements-and-meetings/pdsf-selected-announcements/pdsf-office-hours-10-17-13-from-2-00-to-4-00-pm-at-lbnl/ I have biweekly office hours on Thursdays at LBNL. The next one is

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open-issues/ open-issues/ [PATCHED] python/2.7.4 gzip package fails http://www.nersc.gov/users/computational-systems/genepool/updates-and-status/open-issues/patched-python-2-7-4-gzip-package-fails/ The modules version of python (python/2.7.4) had a bug in the default gzip python package. This was due to problems introduced in python 2.7.4 and fixed in python 2.7.5. Receiving a TypeError or structError upon opening and reading a gzip'ped file were the phenotypes of this bug. This has been corrected by installing the python 2.7.5 version of gzip.py into our python distribution. -Doug Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:04:13 -0700 http://www.nersc.gov/users/computational-systems/genepool/updates-and-status/open-issues/patched-python-2-7-4-gzip-package-fails/

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announcements/featured-announcements/ Take the announcements/featured-announcements/ Take the the Annual NERSC Survey http://www.nersc.gov/users/announcements/featured-announcements/take-the-the-annual-nersc-survey/ User input on the annual NERSC survey is important to us. We use the survey to help us set priorities and to get a realistic view of which things are going well and which need more attention. Here is the link to the survey:

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announcements/ announcements/ Hopper OS upgrade and new SW set to default next Wed, Feb 27 http://www.nersc.gov/users/computational-systems/hopper/updates-and-status/announcements/hopper-os-upgrade-and-new-sw-set-to-default-next-wed-feb-27/ 1) There will be a scheduled hardware and software maintenance for Hopper next Wednesday, February 27, from 7 am to 7 pm Pacific time. This is a major OS upgrade. Most applications are highly recommended to recompile (or at least relink) after the maintenance. C++ and PGAS applications are recommended to recompile and relink. Please plan your work accordingly and check the NERSC Message of the Day (MOTD) for status update: http://www.nersc.gov/live-status/motd/. 2) After the maintenance, the following software versions will be set to default on

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timeline-and-updates CDT 1.10 was set to default on Edison http:www.nersc.govuserscomputational-systemsedisonupdates-and-statustimeline-and-updatescdt-1-10-was-set-to-defa...

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    genepool-featured-announcements Please transfer ALL data off house http:www.nersc.govuserscomputational-systemsgenepoolupdates-and-statusgenepool-featured-announcements...

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    open-issues/ open-issues/ Connection error: Unable to connect to **.***.**.***, port 607, socket fd ** http://www.nersc.gov/users/computational-systems/edison/updates-and-status/open-issues/connection-error-unable-to-connect-to-port-607-socket-fd/ This problem has been fixed as of 17:45 PDT on 8/14. Some of the user jobs are running into connection errors on Edison. Cray engineers are investigating this issue. If your job run into this error, Unable to connect to **.***.**.***, port 607, socket fd *, Connection timed out or Unable to connect to **.***.**.***, port 607, socket fd *, No route to host Please

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    Blog Archive Blog Archive NE Blog Archive RSS December 31, 2013 GIF Policy Group Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, November 2013 Generation IV International Forum Updates Technology Roadmap and Builds Future Collaboration The Generation IV International Forum (GIF) held its 36th Policy Group (PG) meeting on November 21-22 in Brussels, Belgium. The PG reviewed progress on a number of on-going actions and received progress reports from the GIF Experts Group (EG) and the GIF Senior Industry Advisory Panel (SIAP). December 12, 2013 The basics of small modular reactor technology explained. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Advancing Small Modular Reactors: How We're Supporting Next-Gen Nuclear

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    31, 2010 31, 2010 Empowering Actions to Save Energy Across the Country Some of my favorite reminders of the rapid strides we are taking toward a clean energy future are the daily stories we feature on our Energy Empowers clean energy blog, and yesterday, we launched our brand new redesigned Energy Empowers Web site. August 30, 2010 Response to Weatherization Questions We respond to the questions about weatherization you asked on Twitter. August 30, 2010 Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! A brand new Web site on EERE talks about the basics of how energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies work. But I wanted to point out something in particular: the Energy 101 series of videos! August 30, 2010 Allison's bus hybrid drive unit for transit buses can be found in 164 cities around the world. The company will use similar technology in the commercial truck hybrid system. | Photo courtesy of Allison Transmission

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    6, 2010 6, 2010 Carpe Diem: Install Insulated Roman Shades As I mentioned in yesterday's blog, I had insulated window quilts installed on most of my home's windows. March 15, 2010 New Jersey Training Workers to Weatherize Homes New Jersey is training an army of weatherization workers as the state surges ahead with plans to weatherize 13,000 homes, shrinking bills for low-income residents and creating hundreds of jobs. March 15, 2010 Rhode Island's first offshore wind farm will be built in Block Island. | File photo Rhode Island to Build First Offshore Wind Farm Block Island, a small town with only 1,000 full-time, residents, is the site for a big project, when it will become home to Rhode Island's first offshore wind farm. March 15, 2010 New Hampshire Weatherization Gets a Funding Boost

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    May 26, 2009 May 26, 2009 Have a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy? Ask Ener-Gee Whiz! Ener-Gee Whiz posts will provide information on hot energy efficiency and renewables topics in the news or answer energy-related questions posed by Energy Savers blog readers. May 21, 2009 What Are Your Greatest Energy Concerns for Summer? Let us know how you're getting ready for the warmer months. May 19, 2009 Animations, Videos, and Other Flashy Shiny Things from EERE Check out EERE's new multimedia site -- you might learn something new! May 14, 2009 Are You Biking to Work This Week? Why or Why Not? Biking is great exercise, saves gas and car maintenance costs, and is good for the environment. May 12, 2009 Stay Cool for Less Money with a Ceiling Fan Whether you're still anticipating snow or have broken out the sandals and

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    16, 2010 16, 2010 Carpe Diem: Install Insulated Roman Shades As I mentioned in yesterday's blog, I had insulated window quilts installed on most of my home's windows. March 15, 2010 New Jersey Training Workers to Weatherize Homes New Jersey is training an army of weatherization workers as the state surges ahead with plans to weatherize 13,000 homes, shrinking bills for low-income residents and creating hundreds of jobs. March 15, 2010 Rhode Island's first offshore wind farm will be built in Block Island. | File photo Rhode Island to Build First Offshore Wind Farm Block Island, a small town with only 1,000 full-time, residents, is the site for a big project, when it will become home to Rhode Island's first offshore wind farm. March 15, 2010 New Hampshire Weatherization Gets a Funding Boost

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    December 2, 2008 December 2, 2008 Tips to Save Energy During the Holidays Tips to help you save energy and money, even as you celebrate the holidays. November 25, 2008 Saving Energy Is a Lifestyle, Not a Diet Why saving energy should be important to you. November 20, 2008 Question of the Week: What Kind of Heating System Do You Have in Your Home? What kind of heating system do you have in your home? November 18, 2008 Energy Resources for Students and Teachers The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has resources to help students research that report or teachers set up lesson plans. November 13, 2008 Question of the Week: What Do You Do to Save Energy? Since we started this blog, much of our focus has been on winter energy savings and the steps you can take specifically to save energy in the

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    June 6, 2011 June 6, 2011 National Carbon Capture Center Launches Post-Combustion Test Center Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Center begins testing new carbon capture and storage technologies in Alabama. February 16, 2011 Celebrating Black History Month with DOE's Christopher Smith Throughout the month of February, we've been introducing remarkable African Americans who are working to advance the President's clean energy agenda. This week we're highlighting Christopher Smith, the Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Natural Gas in the Office of Fossil Energy. Below is a post he wrote that was featured on White House blog earlier this month. October 1, 2010 Secretary Chu and John Berry (foreground) at the Department of Energy Feds Feed Families Event. DOE Weighs in at 120,000 lbs!

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    July 26, 2011 July 26, 2011 Checking in on Our Council on Women and Girls' Mentoring Program At the end of March we announced the start of a new mentoring program through our Council on Women and Girls, which matches up female undergraduate students in the DC area with women employees in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM) areas of work. (Check out the blog post here). July 25, 2011 Announcing the American Indian Research and Education Initiative A new pilot program to connect Department of Energy Resources with American Indian students American Indian communities are uniquely situated in the matrix of energy production and energy use and efficiency. Tribal lands are often repositories of coal, oil, and uranium, and have tremendous untapped energy

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    Wind News and Blog Wind News and Blog Wind News and Blog Blog Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman speaks at the Clemson University Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility dedication in South Carolina. | Photo courtesy of Clemson University Two Facilities, One Goal: Advancing America's Wind Industry November 27, 2013 1:35 PM Two state-of-the-art wind turbine drivetrain test facilities are now open for business: the Clemson University Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility in South Carolina and a National Renewable Energy Laboratory dynamometer at the National Wind Technology Center in Colorado. Read The Full Story Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy Steven Chalk speaks during the American Wind Energy Association WINDPOWER Offshore conference in Providence, Rhode Island. | Photo courtesy of American Wind Energy Association

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    Water News and Blog Water News and Blog Water News and Blog Blog The Energy Department has launched a new coding competition to help industry develop new models and tools that improve the design, development, and optimization of marine and hydrokinetic devices. | Graphic courtesy of TopCoder Calling All Coders: Help Advance America's Ocean Power Industry December 10, 2013 3:57 PM The Energy Department has launched a new coding competition to help industry develop new models and tools that improve the design, development, and optimization of marine and hydrokinetic devices. Read The Full Story Tacoma Power's Cushman Hydroelectric Project installed a new two-generator powerhouse that increases electric generation capacity by 3.6 megawatts and captures energy from previously untapped water flows. | Photo courtesy of Tacoma Power.

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    About Us » News & Blog About Us » News & Blog News & Blog Blog First Round of American Energy Data Challenge Winners Announced December 19, 2013 12:20 PM We are excited to announce the first round of cash prize winners in the American Energy Data Challenge. Read The Full Story Applications powered by open energy data were on display at the Energy Datapalooza in June 2012. Initiatives like Green Button will expand the ways consumers -- from homeowners and renters to federal government agencies -- can interact with and interpret their energy data. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Expanded "Green Button" Will Reach Federal Agencies and More American Energy Consumers December 6, 2013 12:50 PM A new directive orders federal agencies to increase their consumption of

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    Blog and News Highlights Blog and News Highlights Blog and News Highlights Blog Applications powered by open energy data were on display at the Energy Datapalooza in June 2012. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Energy Department Launches Second Contest of the American Energy Data Challenge January 16, 2014 1:13 PM Today the Energy Department is launching Round Two of the American Energy Data Challenge, asking the public to develop apps using open energy data. Read The Full Story First Round of American Energy Data Challenge Winners Announced OCIO Technology Summit: Cyber Innovation Join the American Energy Data Challenge Cybersecurity Is Every Citizen's Responsibility National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Bring Your Own Device Department of Energy Helping Americans Find Alternative Fuel

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    About Us » News & Blog About Us » News & Blog News & Blog Blog From Theory to Reality: Visit to NREL Heightens Student's Desire to Become an Engineer November 21, 2013 3:21 PM As a student at New Mexico State University majoring in electrical engineering technology with a minor in renewable energy technology, I want to help my community by incorporating renewable energy technology so power will be distributed to every home, business, or school at an affordable cost to both my community and the electrical company. Visiting the NREL facility not only heightened my desire to become an engineer but also to see my goals come to fruition. Read The Full Story Environmental Science Student Encouraged to Pursue Personal and Tribal Goals During NREL Tour November 21, 2013 3:06 PM

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    Manufacturing News and Blog Manufacturing News and Blog Manufacturing News and Blog Blog Next-Generation Power Electronics: Reducing Energy Waste and Powering the Future January 15, 2014 3:53 PM From unleashing more powerful and energy-efficient laptops, cell phones and motors, to shrinking utility-scale inverters from 8,000 pound substations to the size of a suitcase, wide bandgap semiconductors could be one of the keys to our clean energy future. Read The Full Story Manufacturing Spotlight: Boosting American Competitiveness January 6, 2014 1:06 PM Find out how the Energy Department is helping bring new clean energy technologies to the marketplace and make manufacturing processes more energy efficient. Read The Full Story Secretary Moniz Joins President Obama in Visit to Cleveland High-Strength Steel Factory

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    About Us » News & Blog About Us » News & Blog News & Blog Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Blog Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion December 11, 2013 4:18 PM High school teams competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition should head over to this FIRST Robotics website to put in their bid for a free Cube 3D printer, an innovative additive manufacturing tool that can aid them in their quest to engineer robots from scratch. Read The Full Story President Carlton Brown of Clark Atlanta University pictured here with winning students junior Jules Henry (Electrical Engineering/Computer Science) and sophomore KeAndra Goodman (Electrical Engineering/Physics). Winners Announced for the NNSA Grand Challenge Competition December 11, 2013 1:23 PM Clark Atlanta University students' rocket tail component for Additive

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    September 29, 2011 September 29, 2011 "First Light," the solar home from New Zealand, stands complete on the first day of the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The 25-student team from Victory University of Wellington won the Engineering Contest today, the fourth juried contest of the competition. Kiwis Take Home Engineering Win for Solar Home 'First Light' The "First Light" solar home prototype developed and constructed by students from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, won the Engineering Contest today at the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. September 29, 2011 Volunteer Alison Mize demonstrates how to build an electrical circuit using a string of lights and battery at the Vehicle Technologies Program booth at the 2011 Solar Decathlon. | DOE photo, courtesy of April Saylor

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    9, 2012 9, 2012 Record-Breaking Solar Energy Department Support Brings Game-Changing Advancements in Solar Energy From triple ROIs to significant cost reductions -- breaking down the impact of Energy Department investments on the U.S. solar industry. November 28, 2012 With a grant from the Energy Department's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, the community of Ocean View, Delaware, installed a carport-mounted solar array that is saving taxpayers money on town utility bills. | Photo courtesy of the Town of Ocean View. Delaware Community Saves with Solar Thanks to a grant from the Energy Department's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, a community in Delaware was able to install a solar array that is saving taxpayer's money on town utility

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    6, 2013 6, 2013 The President's Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution: Myths v. Reality Get the facts on President Obama's plan to address climate change. June 26, 2013 Installing a rooftop solar array as part of Los Angeles County's Feed-in Tariff program. | Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Business Council. LA Rooftop Solar Project Goes Online in San Fernando Valley Los Angeles steps into the forefront of solar innovation with launch of feed-in tariff program. June 25, 2013 Urban Electric Power Takes Energy Storage from Startup to Grid-Scale Learn how a New York startup is trying to change the way we store energy. June 24, 2013 This North Carolina home gets most of its space heating from the passive solar design, but the solar thermal system (top of roof) supplies both domestic hot water and a secondary radiant floor heating system. | Photo courtesy of Jim Schmid Photography.

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    5, 2012 5, 2012 Metrologist Ibrahim Reda (left) and software developer Afshin Andreas developed the Solar Position Algorithm now used by solar trackers, orchard growers, and movie-camera makers. The algorithm used in the SPA appears in the shadow. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL. Tracking the Path of the Sun: Profiling an NREL Senior Scientist NREL scientists developed a Solar Positioning Algorithm that tracks the precise position of the sun. June 5, 2012 Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL. #askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with A Solar Expert Join us for a Solar Twitter Chat this Friday, June 8 at 2 pm EDT. June 4, 2012 Lab Breakthrough: Nanomaterials Discoveries Lead to Possible Cancer Treatment Argonne nanoscientists are capable of building materials atom by atom and

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    March 2, 2010 March 2, 2010 Brrrrr. It's Cold In There! This winter has seemed like an especially long one to me. I'm ready to wear shorts and enjoy nice, long summer days. March 1, 2010 When Utility Bills Attack! As proactive as I am with my monthly budgeting, I tend to be reactive when it comes to my monthly utility bills. March 1, 2010 Using SiGen's new cutting process, less material is wasted in creating solar products like this, a breakthrough that is expected to help make solar power more affordable. | Photo courtesy SiGen Breakthrough Cutting Technology Promises to Reduce Solar Costs Silicon Genesis advancing the field of solar energy by developing a process that will virtually eliminate all waste when cutting materials needed to implement solar technology. February 25, 2010

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    8, 2012 8, 2012 The Long Island Solar Farm (LISF) -- currently the largest solar photovoltaic power plant in the Eastern United States -- generates enough renewable energy to power approximately 4,500 homes. LISF is located at Brookhaven National Laboratory. | Photo courtesy of Brookhaven National Laboratory. Solar Among the Fastest Growing Job Markets in America Efforts to grow the solar market and make solar energy more accessible to all Americans are working. November 7, 2012 A Yuma bat flying inside the clearwell at 100-F Area. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Environmental Management. Roosting Spot for These Nocturnal Mammals is Just Batty Approximately 6,000 bats roost from mid-March to mid-October inside Hanford's 100-F Area. November 7, 2012 Sandy made landfall as a post-tropical cyclone on the southern coast of New Jersey near Atlantic City at 8 p.m. on October 29, with top sustained winds of 80 mph. | Photo courtesy of NOAA.

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    June 13, 2012 June 13, 2012 Energy Secretary Steven Chu gives the keynote address at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Denver, Colorado. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL. SunShot Grand Challenge Highlights Ambitious Efforts along the Entire Solar Spectrum Today at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Denver, Energy Secretary Steven Chu lauded progress in driving down the cost of solar. June 4, 2012 SLIDESHOW: Solar Industry At Work To kickoff our Solar Industry At Work series, we've put together a slideshow of America's solar workforce on the job and in their element. May 25, 2012 EcoCAR 2: Pluggin in to the Future challenges 15 universities across North America to reduce the environmental impact of a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu by minimizing the vehicles' fuel consumption and reducing its emissions while retaining the vehicle's performance, safety, and consumer appeal. | Photo by Myles Regan.

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    April 29, 2011 April 29, 2011 Green Launching Pad Taps Six More Companies for Take-off New Hampshire announced six new businesses participating in the Green Launching Pad partnership. The program connects businesses with investors and mentors, and also allows students the chance to create finance and marketing plans. April 29, 2011 Solar panels on display at the the San Jose Solar and Energy Efficiency Fair | Photo credit: Stacy H. Geiken Photography Solar Fair in San José Tomorrow The fair will have the first outdoor demonstration site of large scale, cutting-edge solar, wind, electric vehicle and energy efficiency technologies that is open to the public. April 29, 2011 Solar energy isn't free. Someone has to pay. The question is: How are they doing it? | Photo Courtesy of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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    June 26, 2013 June 26, 2013 The President's Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution: Myths v. Reality Get the facts on President Obama's plan to address climate change. June 26, 2013 Installing a rooftop solar array as part of Los Angeles County's Feed-in Tariff program. | Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Business Council. LA Rooftop Solar Project Goes Online in San Fernando Valley Los Angeles steps into the forefront of solar innovation with launch of feed-in tariff program. June 25, 2013 Urban Electric Power Takes Energy Storage from Startup to Grid-Scale Learn how a New York startup is trying to change the way we store energy. June 24, 2013 This North Carolina home gets most of its space heating from the passive solar design, but the solar thermal system (top of roof) supplies both domestic hot water and a secondary radiant floor heating system. | Photo courtesy of Jim Schmid Photography.

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    23, 2012 23, 2012 Breaking down the latest Clean Energy Roundup from the Environmental Entrepreneurs. More details here. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity. INFOGRAPHIC | Made in America: Clean Energy Jobs As the clean energy economy grows -- thousands of clean energy job opportunities are being created all across the country. August 23, 2012 New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector Taking a moment to break-down key findings from the latest Clean Energy Jobs Roundup. August 21, 2012 Solar Energy for All: How-To Guides Encourage Growth of Solar Communities How to join forces with your neighbors to start a community shared solar project. August 20, 2012

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    9, 2010 9, 2010 The Jury's In: Hillsborough County Courthouse Goes Solar One state of the art courthouse is serving as an example for others. October 18, 2010 The President looks at a model solar car built by Mikayla Nelson of Montana, White House Photo, Chuck Kennedy, 10/18/10 Students Lead the Way at the White House Science Fair The President looks at a model solar car built by Mikayla Nelson of Montana. The President looks at a model solar car built by Mikayla Nelson of Montana, White House Photo, Chuck Kennedy, 10/18/10 Mikayla Nelson doesn't understand the concept of slacking. At 14 years old she works at a local hobby store to help pay her way through school, takes flying lessons and is restoring both a plane and a 1967 VW Beetle. Somehow, she has still found time to be an integral part of a team that has made two

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    February 7, 2013 February 7, 2013 Milwaukee solar installers putting in a rooftop solar energy system on Dr. Paula Papanek's home. | Photo courtesy of Dr. Paula Papanek. Considering Solar For Your Home? One Milwaukee Homeowner Shares Her Experience Milwaukee resident shares details on her home solar installation experience. February 6, 2013 Photos of One of the World's Largest Wind Farms Located in Arlington, Oregon, Shepherds Flat generates up to 845 megawatts of wind power everyday and helped grow the local economy. February 6, 2013 Professor Jack Brouwer, Associate Director and Chief Technology Officer of the National Fuel Cell Research Center, points out the tri-generation facility that uses biogas from Orange County Sanitation District's wastewater treatment plant to produce hydrogen, heat and power. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.

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    8, 2010 8, 2010 L.L. Bean's flagship store sees nearly 3 million visitors each year. The store now uses solar-heated water for showers, restrooms and two cafes. | Photo courtesy of L.L. Bean | Outdoor Outfitter Gets Greener With Solar Water Heater Using Recovery Act funding, L.L. Bean, the popular outdoor apparel company, recently installed a 180-tube solar hot water collector array on the roof of their flagship store in Freeport, Maine. Find out some how much energy and money they're saving thanks to the new solar installation. October 8, 2010 CenterPoint Energy employees are installing smart meters and automated distribution equipment in the company's electric grid in Houston, Texas. | Photo courtesy of CenterPoint Energy Houston Smart Grid System Almost Ready for Launch

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    0, 2011 0, 2011 Earth Day, Every Day How does Department of Energy celebrate Earth Day? April 20, 2011 How Energy Efficiency and Nuclear Security Are Working Hand-in-Hand at NNSA At NNSA, we keep a strong connection between our commitment to energy efficiency and our efforts to invest in the future, implement President Obama's nuclear security agenda, and improve the way we do business. April 19, 2011 At NREL's High-Intensity Pulse Solar Simulator, NREL's Keith Emery removes an array of multijunction solar cells produced by PV Incubator partner Solar Junction. The NREL instrument can produce the intensity of up to 90 suns. | Photo credit: Dennis Schroeder Advancing Solar Through Photovoltaic Technology Innovations A piece on a PV Technology Incubator program from the March 22 issue of the

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    both Hampton and Old Dominion universities have joined forces to compete in the upcoming Energy Department Solar Decathlon with their entry, called Unit 6 Unplugged. At Tidewater...

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    21, 2011 21, 2011 Black Friday Savings All Year 'Round On Friday, shoppers across the country will flock to stores and retailers seeking the best bargains of the holiday season. November 21, 2011 An aerial view of the 32-megawatt photovoltaic array of the Long Island Solar Farm, which will produce enough energy to power up to 4,500 local homes. The central Brookhaven National Laboratory campus is seen at left. National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array The 32-megawatt Long Island Solar Farm Project will produce enough energy to power up to 4,500 homes. The 164,312 solar panels hosted at the Lab in New York State constitute one of the largest solar farms built on federal property in the nation. November 21, 2011 EPB's $226 million Smart Grid Investment Grant project, part of the Energy Department's Recovery Act funding has allowed upgrades on its distribution system and the installation of "smart" switches and sensor equipment for 164 distribution circuits as well as the deployment of approximately 1500 smart switches system-wide. Thanks to these smart grid technologies, EPB saved thousands of hours of outage time for their consumers. | DoE photo

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    Rmckeel's blog | OpenEI Community  

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    Rmckeel's blog Rmckeel's blog Home > Blogs Rmckeel's picture Submitted by Rmckeel(297) Contributor 6 September, 2013 - 14:00 The utility rate database version 1 API is now deprecated API Utility Rates There comes a time in every API version's lifecycle when it needs to be deprecated. OpenEI's utility rate database version 1 API has been in use since the inception of the database in 2010. As Illinois State University has taken a commanding lead of the project and its data curation, we have updated the schema and API to version 2 to present a richer spectrum of utility rate data. Rmckeel's picture Submitted by Rmckeel(297) Contributor 25 June, 2013 - 07:39 How to create formatted blocks to hold OpenEI wiki content content formatting user interface wiki The OpenEI wiki frontpage uses "boxes" that help organize content. These

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    News & Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    Blog Blog News & Blog News December 6, 2013 Secretary Moniz Addresses Conference on the Caribbean's Energy Future Secretary Moniz joined Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno in welcoming a group of Caribbean ministers who convened to discuss the region's energy future, climate change, and the roles of energy efficiency, renewable ene December 5, 2013 Department of Energy signs Memorandum of Understanding with Colombia's Ministry of Mines and Energy to Strengthen Energy Cooperation On December 2, 2013, the Department of Energy signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Colombia's Ministry of Mines and Energy to strengthen cooperation in the energy sector and to promote regional leadership on energy and climate change. December 3, 2013 U.S.-South Africa Energy Meeting

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    OE Blog Archive | Department of Energy  

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    Blog Blog Archive OE Blog Archive RSS December 19, 2013 First Round of American Energy Data Challenge Winners Announced We are excited to announce the first round of cash prize winners in the American Energy Data Challenge. December 6, 2013 Applications powered by open energy data were on display at the Energy Datapalooza in June 2012. Initiatives like Green Button will expand the ways consumers -- from homeowners and renters to federal government agencies -- can interact with and interpret their energy data. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Expanded "Green Button" Will Reach Federal Agencies and More American Energy Consumers A new directive orders federal agencies to increase their consumption of renewable energy to 20 percent by 2020 and to incorporate the Green Button

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    CIO Blog Archive | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    CIO Blog Archive CIO Blog Archive CIO Blog Archive RSS January 16, 2014 Applications powered by open energy data were on display at the Energy Datapalooza in June 2012. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Energy Department Launches Second Contest of the American Energy Data Challenge Today the Energy Department is launching Round Two of the American Energy Data Challenge, asking the public to develop apps using open energy data. December 19, 2013 First Round of American Energy Data Challenge Winners Announced We are excited to announce the first round of cash prize winners in the American Energy Data Challenge. November 26, 2013 OCIO Technology Summit: Cyber Innovation Many people are aware of Energy's mission and how our Laboratories contribute to the Nation's economic prosperity and security through

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    Blog Feed: Vehicles | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    Blog Feed: Vehicles Blog Feed: Vehicles Blog Feed: Vehicles RSS January 16, 2014 Live Discussion on Energy 101: Fuel Cells Watch our Google+ Hangout on Energy 101: Fuel Cells to learn everything you need to know about fuel cells. January 15, 2014 Wide Bandgap Semiconductors: Essential to Our Technology Future Learn how wide bandgap semiconductor-based power electronics could impact clean energy technology and our daily lives. January 6, 2014 The Clean Energy Economy in Three Charts Over the last five years, American inventors and investors have made significant progress in developing and deploying key clean energy technologies -- supported by Energy Department policies. January 3, 2014 Our Best Energy Videos of 2013 Check out our best videos from 2013 -- from Secretary Moniz's first day on

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    Twnrel's blog | OpenEI Community  

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    Twnrel's blog Twnrel's blog Home > Blogs Twnrel's picture Submitted by Twnrel(12) Member 27 September, 2012 - 09:58 Upcoming Roadmap meeting at the GRC It's crunch time preparing for the Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap session next Tuesday at the GRC. Brochures have been in preparation, thousands of hard copies (it hurts to say that given how digital everything else is on the project but there is still a role for paper products in the world) and a whole lot of pizza and caffeine. All the products are in great shape and I expect to have an excellent meeting at the GRC. The current draft agenda is attached. Files: application/pdf icon agenda.pdf Twnrel's picture Submitted by Twnrel(12) Member 23 July, 2012 - 11:51 Thoughts after the Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap Advisory Meeting

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    Blog Feed: Vehicles | Department of Energy  

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    Energy.gov » Blog Feed: Vehicles Energy.gov » Blog Feed: Vehicles Blog Feed: Vehicles RSS January 9, 2014 Join us on Thursday, January 16, at 2 p.m. ET for a Google+ Hangout on Energy 101: Fuel Cells. | Graphic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Live Discussion on Energy 101: Fuel Cells Join us for a Google+ Hangout on Energy 101: Fuel Cells to learn everything you need to know about fuel cells. January 6, 2014 The Clean Energy Economy in Three Charts Over the last five years, American inventors and investors have made significant progress in developing and deploying key clean energy technologies -- supported by Energy Department policies. January 3, 2014 Our Best Energy Videos of 2013 Check out our best videos from 2013 -- from Secretary Moniz's first day on the job, to the rivalry between Edison and Tesla, to a visit to a

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    Indian Energy Blog Archive | Department of Energy  

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    Blog Blog Archive Indian Energy Blog Archive RSS November 21, 2013 From Theory to Reality: Visit to NREL Heightens Student's Desire to Become an Engineer As a student at New Mexico State University majoring in electrical engineering technology with a minor in renewable energy technology, I want to help my community by incorporating renewable energy technology so power will be distributed to every home, business, or school at an affordable cost to both my community and the electrical company. Visiting the NREL facility not only heightened my desire to become an engineer but also to see my goals come to fruition. November 21, 2013 Environmental Science Student Encouraged to Pursue Personal and Tribal Goals During NREL Tour As a senior studying environmental science at the University of New Mexico

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    Kyoung's blog | OpenEI Community  

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    Kyoung's blog Kyoung's blog Home > Blogs Kyoung's picture Submitted by Kyoung(155) Contributor 14 October, 2013 - 20:19 Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC Categorical Exclusions CX Database EA EIS FONSI GEA GRC GRR NEPA On Tuesday, October 2, the Geothermal Technology Office and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory held a 1/2-day NEPA workshop. The workshop was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, in conjunction with the GEA/GRC Tradeshow and Conference. Three presentations were given, describing the NEPA database and associated analysis that had been conducted in 2013. Files: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation icon 2. NEPA History - Presentation application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation icon 3. Categorical Exclusions - Presentation

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    Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

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    Saver » Energy Saver Blog Saver » Energy Saver Blog Energy Saver Blog RSS January 16, 2014 We're launching a new series, #AskEnergySaver, to give you access to the Energy Department's home energy efficiency experts. This month, we're answering your questions about home energy audits. | Graphic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. #AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Energy-Saving Questions Have questions about ways to save energy at home? Now's your chance to ask the experts at the Energy Department! January 15, 2014 Simple weatherization actions can help keep your home warm. Efficiently Recovering from the "Polar Vortex" Make sure that your home holds up in the cold this winter. January 8, 2014 Read the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide to inform your new car purchase this year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Thomas_EyeDesign

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    Kwitherbee's blog | OpenEI Community  

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    Kwitherbee's blog Kwitherbee's blog Home > Blogs Kwitherbee's picture Submitted by Kwitherbee(15) Member 27 August, 2012 - 14:52 Idaho Meeting #1 The meeting opened with an introduction and project overview presentation via webinar by Jay Nathwani, DOE's Geothermal Regulatory Roadmapping Project Manager. While the meeting did not have a large turnout, much was accomplished in reviewing and refining the exploration and well permitting flow charts, the geothermal leasing process, and other aspects of geothermal development in the state. While not all state agency staff were able to participate in person, the manager of the Water Rights Section at the IDWR, provided the team with a detailed review of the wate Kwitherbee's picture Submitted by Kwitherbee(15) Member 12 August, 2012 - 21:38

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    PI Blog Archive | Department of Energy  

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    Office of Policy and International Affairs » PI Blog Archive Office of Policy and International Affairs » PI Blog Archive PI Blog Archive RSS September 26, 2013 The hallmark of the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium was the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) awards ceremony, recognizing six women for their leadership and mentorship in clean energy fields. C3E award recipients (left to right): Kristen Graf, Kirstin Gunderson, Milo Werner, Rebecca Stanfield, Maxine Savitz (C3E 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient), Erica Mackie. Not pictured: Katherine Lucey. | Photo by Justin Knight. SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium Thought-leaders from across the country convened in Boston last week. Their goal: Find strategic ways to substantially increase women's participation

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    Jweers's blog | OpenEI Community  

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    Jweers's blog Jweers's blog Home > Blogs Jweers's picture Submitted by Jweers(83) Contributor 7 August, 2013 - 18:23 New Robust References! citation citing developer formatting reference Semantic Mediawiki wiki Check out the new Reference Form. Adding a reference object to OpenEI using this form is the most complete way to cite a reference. After providing the name of your reference, the form will ask for your document type. Jweers's picture Submitted by Jweers(83) Contributor 16 May, 2013 - 14:22 Multicolor Maps from Compound Queries ask queries compound queries developer Google maps maps multicolor result formats results Semantic Mediawiki Hi all, Recently, a couple of people on OpenEI have asked me how to do compound (or multicolor) maps like this one: Jweers's picture Submitted by Jweers(83)

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    Wzeng's blog | OpenEI Community  

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    Wzeng's blog Wzeng's blog Home > Blogs Wzeng's picture Submitted by Wzeng(50) Contributor 8 August, 2012 - 12:37 New Gapminder Visualizations Added! EIA Energy data Gapminder OECD OpenEI SEDS Visualization Graph OpenEI now features some cool new Gapminder Visualizations for users to browse and discover interesting trends. This dynamic chart, also called a motion chart, allows users to view changing data over time with four different axis, all changeable with a click of the mouse. Wzeng's picture Submitted by Wzeng(50) Contributor 3 July, 2012 - 10:50 Nationwide Utility Rates Available on OpenEI Utility Rates Electric utility rates for U.S. companies are now available to view and download on en.openei.org, an energy information website hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Department of Energy.

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    PI Blog Archive | Department of Energy  

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    Blog Archive Blog Archive PI Blog Archive RSS May 5, 2011 First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary Chu Honor Employees for Public Service Recognition Week First Lady Michelle Obama thanks employees in this video for Public Service Recognition Week. April 5, 2011 Accelerating the Transition to Clean Energy Technologies The Department participates in the Clean Energy Ministerial in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for the next step in accelerating the global transition to clean energy technologies. December 15, 2010 | Department of Energy Illustration | Energy Department Releases New Critical Materials Strategy At an event this morning at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, the Energy Department released a strategy on critical materials. The report examines the role of rare earth metals and other materials used

    457

    Alevine's blog | OpenEI Community  

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    Alevine's blog Alevine's blog Home > Blogs Alevine's picture Submitted by Alevine(5) Member 29 July, 2013 - 14:46 Texas Legal Review BHFS flora and fauna leasing Legal review permitting roadmap Texas The NREL roadmap team recently met with our legal team Brownstein Hyatt Farber and Schreck (www.bhfs.com) for a review of the Texas portion of the Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap (GRR). BHFS provided excellent suggestions to the Section 3 flowcharts for geothermal leases on Texas state lands. The Texas portion of the GRR now encompasses a flowchart for Texas state land leasing on Permanent School Fund Lands, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Lands, Land Trade Lands, and Relinquishment Act Lands. Additionally, BHFS provided many other helpful tips for clarifying other issue Syndicate content

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    Energy Empowers Blog Ticker | Open Energy Information  

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    Energy Empowers Blog Ticker Energy Empowers Blog Ticker Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Energy Empowers Blog Ticker Agency/Company /Organization: Alex Clayborne Phase: Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Create Early Successes, Get Feedback, "Implement the Plan" is not in the list of possible values (Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Develop Finance and Implement Projects, Create Early Successes, Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed) for this property., "Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise" is not in the list of possible values (Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Develop Finance and Implement Projects, Create Early Successes, Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed) for this property.

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    Jayhuggins's blog | OpenEI Community  

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    Jayhuggins's blog Jayhuggins's blog Home > Blogs Jayhuggins's picture Submitted by Jayhuggins(15) Member 2 October, 2012 - 15:59 OpenEI Download/Upload Automation Scripts I've created a set of scripts for automating downloading a list of OpenEI wiki pages, and for uploading them. Files: application/octet-stream icon openei_automation.tar_.gz Jayhuggins's picture Submitted by Jayhuggins(15) Member 22 June, 2012 - 09:39 Finding Utility Companies Under a Given Utility ID Utility+Utility Access Map Here's a quick way to find all the utility company pages under a given utility id. From the Special Ask page, in the query box enter the following: [[Category:Utility Companies]][[EiaUtilityId::15248]] substituting your utility id of interest for 15248, and click "Find results".

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    Blog Feed: Vehicles | Department of Energy  

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    Blog Feed: Vehicles Blog Feed: Vehicles Blog Feed: Vehicles RSS September 11, 2013 Dr. Michael Knotek, Deputy Undersecretary for Science and Energy at the Energy Department, delivers remarks at the NASCAR Green Summit in Chicago, where the DOE-NASCAR MOU was announced. | Photo courtesy of NASCAR. New DOE-NASCAR Partnership Revs Deployment of Pollution Reducing Technologies From the electricity that powers race-day broadcasts to the fuel in the cars themselves, a new DOE-NASCAR Memorandum of Understanding pinpoints transformative energy technologies that will benefit NASCAR and its fans. September 4, 2013 Dr. Ping Liu of ARPA-E discusses the RANGE program and its innovative approach to energy storage for electric vehicles. | Photo courtesy of ARPA-E. ARPA-E Program Takes an Innovative Approach to Electric Vehicle Batteries

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    HSS Blog Archive | Department of Energy  

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    HSS Blog Archive HSS Blog Archive HSS Blog Archive RSS July 16, 2013 General Leslie Groves and J. Robert Oppenheimer are pictured here at the Trinity Test site in New Mexico, 1945. New Manhattan Project Resource Page Launched On the 68th anniversary of the birth of the atomic age, read up on the history of the Manhattan Project through this new resource page. July 10, 2013 President Barack Obama delivers his first major speech stating a commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons in front of thousands in Prague, Czech Republic, April 5, 2009. | Official White House Photo by Pete Souza Moving Toward a Peaceful Nuclear Future Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz highlights the progress the National Laboratories have made toward creating a world free from the threat of

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    Annotating opinion--evaluation of blogs: the Blogoscopy corpus  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    The blog phenomenon is universal. Blogs are characterized by their evaluative use, in that they enable Internet users to express their opinion on a given subject. From this point of view, they are an ideal resource for the constitution of an annotated ... Keywords: Blogs, Corpus annotation, Evaluation, French language, Polarity, Sentiment analysis

    Batrice Daille; Estelle Dubreil; Laura Monceaux; Matthieu Vernier

    2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Communication Blog: Discourse Structuring and Relationship among Participants  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    In the last decade, blogs became popular and consolidated themselves as important communication system.The research presented in this paper contributes to thecreation of knowledge regarding the characteristics andpotential of blogs as mechanisms of communication ... Keywords: blogs, discourse structuring, relationship among

    Aline de Miranda Marques; Mariano Pimentel; Sean Siqueira

    2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Micro-blogging as online word of mouth branding  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    In this paper, we report research results investigating micro-blogging as a form of online word of mouth branding. We analyzed 149,472 micro-blog postings containing branding comments, sentiments, and opinions. We investigated the overall structure of ... Keywords: branding, micro-blogging, social networking, twittering

    Bernard J. Jansen; Mimi Zhang; Kate Sobel; Abdur Chowdury

    2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    DOE Solar Decathlon: 2009 Consumer Workshops  

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    entry to the Solar Decathlon workshop tent. A sign lists the day's workshop schedule, and a visitor looks inside. Solar Decathlon offers numerous consumer workshops to help...

    466

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    4, 2010 4, 2010 Community members install the New Bohemia solar project in 2005 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. | Photo courtesy of Rich Dana Solar equipment ravaged by floods gets new life Mounting the electrical equipment for a solar array 12 feet off the ground on the side of an art studio building seemed like a safe height at first: it would be well above the 100-year-flood mark and out of reach of vandals. May 24, 2010 Each classroom has a geothermal unit installed. Although large, the units blend into surroundings and don't produce excess noise. | Photo Courtesy of Sterling Public Schools Geothermal Systems are a Breath of Fresh Air for Illinois School District "Once we began researching possibilities, it didn't take us long to realize that our best option was geothermal energy."

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    EERE Blog | Department of Energy  

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    28, 2012 28, 2012 A concentrating solar power system in Albuquerque, New Mexico. | Photo by Randy Montoya/Sandia National Laboratory. University Teams Lead Innovative Solar Research Projects Creating the next-generation of high-performance heat transfer fluids for concentrated solar power systems. August 16, 2012 Wind Energy In America: Supporting Our Manufacturers Profiling success stories of the American wind industry. August 14, 2012 A Banner Year for the U.S. Wind Industry Sharing key findings from a new report that details the dramatic expansion of wind energy in America. August 14, 2012 Photo courtesy of Nordex USA. Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Get the details on a few of the lesser known wind energy facts. July 27, 2012 Caption This! Wind Edition We asked you to think of creative captions for our Photo of the Week on

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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    9, 2011 9, 2011 Photo of Ghent University's E-Cube, under construction in Belgium. | Courtesy of the Ghent University Solar Decathlon Team Belgium's Ghent University Prepares their E-Cube for Solar Decathlon 2011 The Ghent University 2011 Solar Decathlon Team -- aka Team Belgium -- is a unique two-story home that could very well be an international star at the competition due to the Belgium team's innovative, ultra-efficient, passive home design. June 9, 2011 Kerstin Kleese-Van Dam 10 Questions for a Computational Scientist: Kerstin Kleese-Van Dam Find out how she's using information and data to accelerate systems biology research and how she actively works her network -- through means such as LinkedIn, Facebook, joint conference participation and regular email

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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    8, 2010 8, 2010 Topeka is using Recovery Act funding to resynchronize 22 traffic lights. | Photo by Linda Voss Getting Traffic Lights Talking to Improve Topeka's Traffic Tunnel By this winter, the 22 traffic signals within Topeka's three major traffic corridors-21st Street, Wanamaker and Topeka Boulevard-will be resynchronized to help reduce driving time, gas consumption and emissions. These corridors see anywhere from 17,000 to 30,000 cars daily. October 8, 2010 Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. installed a 1 MW solar farm at its Ingram's Mill Water Treatment Plant in East Bradford, Pa. The solar project is saving the water company $77,000 a year. | File photo Solar Farm Going Strong at Water Treatment Plant in Pennsylvania It takes a lot of energy to run a water treatment plant round-the-clock.

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    EERE Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    August 28, 2012 August 28, 2012 A concentrating solar power system in Albuquerque, New Mexico. | Photo by Randy Montoya/Sandia National Laboratory. University Teams Lead Innovative Solar Research Projects Creating the next-generation of high-performance heat transfer fluids for concentrated solar power systems. August 16, 2012 Wind Energy In America: Supporting Our Manufacturers Profiling success stories of the American wind industry. August 14, 2012 A Banner Year for the U.S. Wind Industry Sharing key findings from a new report that details the dramatic expansion of wind energy in America. August 14, 2012 Photo courtesy of Nordex USA. Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Get the details on a few of the lesser known wind energy facts. July 27, 2012 Caption This! Wind Edition

    471

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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    1, 2011 1, 2011 Going for the Gold (Computer), Again Do your research thoroughly, check with EPEAT to make sure the model has active certification, and then make your buying decision on what you consider important. June 1, 2011 Solar panels on the roof of the Department of Energy Forrestal Building in Washington, D.C. | Credit: DOE photo Unleashing Rooftop Solar Energy through More Efficient Government Cities and counties compete to cut the red tape that can push up the price tags on solar energy projects. May 31, 2011 ScienceCinema Goes International In addition to the Energy Department's most exciting research, ScienceCinema is now adding audio and video collections from CERN, making all this material more visible to researchers and the public. May 31, 2011 Energy 101: Daylighting

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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    4, 2010 4, 2010 Sensible Solar Fueling Energy Revolution in Georgia Secretary Chu describes a second industrial revolution, building America's clean energy economy. May 14, 2010 Club's Chairman Leading by Example Why the Sierra Club Oregon Chairman is helping his organization live up to its legacy. May 14, 2010 PPG and MAG Team Up for Turbine Blade Research Two companies work together to move forward in the industry, researching materials and processes that could lead to stronger, more reliable wind blades. May 14, 2010 Carports with Solar Panels do Double Duty for Navy Since 2007, China Lake has been building carports that don't just deflect heat - they also absorb it and turn it into electricity using a series of photovoltaic solar panels lining the tops of the carports.

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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    5, 2012 5, 2012 Small Wind Electric Systems Small wind electric systems are one of the most cost-effective home-based renewable energy systems -- with zero emissions and pollution. July 15, 2012 Small Solar Electric Systems A small solar electric or photovoltaic system can be a reliable and pollution-free producer of electricity for your home or office. Learn about which solar system might be right for your home. July 15, 2012 To see if a microhydropower system would work for you, determine the vertical distance (head) available and flow (quantity) of the water. Planning a Microhydropower System Interested in a microhydropower system? To see if a microhydropower system would work for you, determine the vertical distance (head) available and flow (quantity) of the water.

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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    19, 2011 19, 2011 SRNL's Porous Walled Hollow Glass Microspheres (which are about half the width of a human hair in diameter) have a network of interconnected pores that enable them to be filled with, hold and release gases and other materials. | Image courtesy of SRNL Tiny Glass Bubbles With Big Potential If these glass microspheres' walls could talk...They would explain how their tiny pores allow the potential for handling, storing and transporting a variety of materials, including drugs that have targeted delivery and hydrogen. August 18, 2011 The Re_house is nearing completion. | Courtesy of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Solar Decathlon Team. Solar Decathlon Team Leading the Way Toward Sustainable Living, Even in the Wake of Disasters For this year's Solar Decathlon, the University of Illinois at

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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    12, 2010 12, 2010 Gil Sperling, U.S. Department of Energy; Elise Brown, Utah State Energy Program; Janet Jameson, Hillside Teacher; Prathusha Boppana, Hillside Student; Martell Menlove, Deputy Supt of Schools; Chuck McGinnis, Johnson Controls at the Solar for Schools ribbon cutting. | Department of Energy Image | Government Work | Utah's "Solar For Schools" Program Is Bringing New Light to Education Salt Lake City's Hillside Middle School was in the spotlight Monday as the focal point for the new Solar for Schools program in Utah, which is supported by funds from the Recovery Act. November 11, 2010 Honoring Our Veterans Through Service Check out the Secretary's visit to New Orleans where he got his hands dirty with the St. Bernard Project. November 10, 2010

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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    6, 2011 6, 2011 Tony Simon Meet Tony Simon, Another Industrial Assessment Center Student Success Story Industrial Assessment Centers prepare students to excel as young professionals. Here's one story about an electrical engineering student who was able to turn his experience into a job. June 16, 2011 Team China's Y Container design model | Courtesy of the Solar Decathlon's Flickr photostream Team China Transforms Shipping Containers into a Solar-Powered House Team China is turning shipping containers into their 2011 Solar Deacthlon home design. Check it out! June 16, 2011 A Look Back at the Nuclear Safety Workshop Hear from Glenn Podonsky -- the Energy Department's Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer -- about how we're continuing to improve the safety of our nuclear facilities.

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

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    18, 2012 18, 2012 Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman joins officials from Tennessee government agencies and the University of Tennessee at the official opening of the West Tennessee Solar Farm. | Energy Department photo. Harvesting the Sun at the West Tennessee Solar Farm The West Tennessee Solar Farm (WTSF) is now open for business! April 18, 2012 How Are You Celebrating Earth Day? Are you doing anything special this week, or this month, to save energy and money? April 17, 2012 This map demonstrates the potential capacity to generate clean hydroelectric energy at existing non-powered dams across the U.S. Powering up America's Waterways A new report looks at the tremendous potential to generate clean hydroelectric energy at existing dams across the U.S. April 17, 2012

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    7, 2010 7, 2010 Unemployed Engineer Finds New Career in Weatherization See how the mechanical engineer with 20 years experience is reapplying his skills. October 26, 2010 EcoCar Drives Students to Innovate Teams from 16 North American universities are competing to design a fuel-efficient vehicle that minimizes emissions while maximizing consumer appeal, safety and performance. I recently had the chance to spend time with these bright and enthusiastic students. October 26, 2010 This is the silent power storage device the Sacramento Municipal Utility District intends to install in residential homes as part of its distributed solar power storage study. | Photo Courtesy of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District Could Solar Energy Storage be Key for Residential Solar?

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    March 31, 2011 March 31, 2011 Advise the Advisor: Secretary Chu on Energy Policy Secretary Chu asks for your feedback on how we can meet the President's goal of reducing our oil imports by one-third in a little over a decade in the latest edition of the White House's "Advise the Advisor" series. March 31, 2011 Texas Uses Phasors to Increase Electricity Reliability How can we prevent grid events, like unexpected outages or power fluctuations, from turning into much larger problems? Find out more about the monitoring devices -- "phasors" -- helping us manage our grid and support renewable energy sources such as wind. March 31, 2011 Appalachian State University's Solar Homestead design model |courtesy of The Solar Homestead's official Facebook page Solar Decathlon Team Using Appalachian Mountain History to Model Home of

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    EERE Blog | Department of Energy  

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    December 3, 2013 December 3, 2013 Energy Department Training Breaks New Ground The Federal Energy Management Program is now an authorized provider of continuing education units from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. These continuing education units are recognized by regulators, licensing bodies, and employers around the world. December 2, 2013 Soft costs now account for more than 60% of the total price of installing residential solar energy systems. View the full infographic to learn more. Help Solve Solar's Big Challenge The Energy Department's SunShot Initiative is working to lower soft costs - such as permitting, customer acquisition, and operations - in order

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    Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Blog  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    blog Office of Energy Efficiency blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en 10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory http://energy.gov/eere/articles/10-questions-scientist-dr-adam-weber-lawrence-berkeley-national-laboratory 10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

    482

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    24, 2013 24, 2013 9 of the 37 entries for the Apps for Vehicles competition. View the Apps for Vehicles Phase One Submissions Phase one of the Apps for Vehicles competition has ended. Check out the wide variety of ideas for saving fuel and staying safe behind the wheel. January 24, 2013 Brian Larsen is developing the next generation of fuel cell catalysts thanks to the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Postdoctoral Research Awards. | Photo courtesy of Dr. Guido Bender, NREL. 10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Brian Larsen Meet Brian Larsen, who is helping lower fuel cell costs by developing the next generation of fuel cell catalysts. January 23, 2013 Bison standing in front of a 10 kW wind turbine manufactured by Bergey Windpower Company. | Photo by Northwest Seed, NREL.

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    News & Blog | Department of Energy  

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    About Energy.gov » News & Blog About Energy.gov » News & Blog News & Blog Blog Wind energy is one of the world's fast-growing energy sources -- and many of the regions that could benefit from wind energy happen to be in cold climates. Since 2005, scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been researching, developing and testing materials in freezing conditions. By developing more efficient materials for wind turbines, researchers can increase turbine efficiency and reduce potential downtime for wind turbines in cold climates. The teams use Titan, the world's most powerful supercomputer, to simulate hundreds of water droplets as they freeze, with each droplet containing one million molecules. By simulating and studying how water freezes on a molecular level, scientists are gaining an understanding of how ice forms, which will help them design better, more efficient materials for these colder climates. Pictured here is an illustration of a single water droplet, filled with molecules freezing in slow motion. Learn more about their research here. | Photo/visualization courtesy of M. Matheson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

    484

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    6, 2010 6, 2010 An array of solar collectors | Photo courtesy of Trane Knox County Detention Facility Goes Solar for Heating Water Hot water demand soars at the six-building Knox County Detention Facility in Tennessee. It's open 24/7 with 1,036 inmate beds and 4,500 meals served daily-and don't forget the laundry. August 16, 2010 Wind turbines like this will grace Gabe Nesbitt Community Park in McKinney, Texas, thanks to an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant | Photo courtesy of McKinney, Texas 'Top 25' City Aims to Reduce Energy Use McKinney, Texas, is using a $1 million Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) through the Recovery Act to fund eight projects. August 16, 2010 Beyond Salad: How to Save Energy in the Kitchen During the Summer

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    6, 2010 6, 2010 An array of solar collectors | Photo courtesy of Trane Knox County Detention Facility Goes Solar for Heating Water Hot water demand soars at the six-building Knox County Detention Facility in Tennessee. It's open 24/7 with 1,036 inmate beds and 4,500 meals served daily-and don't forget the laundry. August 16, 2010 Wind turbines like this will grace Gabe Nesbitt Community Park in McKinney, Texas, thanks to an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant | Photo courtesy of McKinney, Texas 'Top 25' City Aims to Reduce Energy Use McKinney, Texas, is using a $1 million Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) through the Recovery Act to fund eight projects. August 16, 2010 Beyond Salad: How to Save Energy in the Kitchen During the Summer

    486

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    6, 2010 6, 2010 Portland Diversifying Weatherization Workforce An agreement signed by a diverse group of stakeholders ensures that those in disadvantaged communities have access to some of the weatherization jobs stemming from the pilot phase of the Clean Energy Works Portland program, which has almost 500 homes receiving retrofits through the summer with the help of federal dollars. May 6, 2010 Industry Leaders Saving Energy Companies such as AT&T, 3M, Intel, PepsiCo and Whirlpool are participating in the Energy Department's Save Energy Now LEADER initiative, committing to reducing their energy use by 25 percent or more in 10 years. May 6, 2010 How Do You Save on Lighting Costs? Share your lighting tips with us. May 4, 2010 Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011 This past October, we wrote a lot about the U.S. Department of Energy Solar

    487

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    5, 2011 5, 2011 The Empowerhouse Collaborative's design model | credit Lisa Bleich Solar Decathlon Participants Bring Innovation to D.C.'s Ward 7 Read about the "Empowerhouse Collaborative" -- a 2011 Solar Decathlon Team partnering with Habitat for Humanity building their home for a family in Washington, D.C. March 15, 2011 Efficient Driving Tips to Help Ease the Pain at the Pump A few tips to help you fill up a little less often and save a bit of fuel and money. March 14, 2011 Vids4Grids: Smart Meters and Super Cables Find out more about the power engineers behind the exciting new technologies that are essential to constructing a national Smart Grid. March 14, 2011 Have You Looked at Your Pipes Lately? Insulating your cold water pipes can help make sure they don't explode in

    488

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    January 10, 2013 January 10, 2013 BPA Headquarters Now "Gold Certified" for Sustainability BPA recently became the first federal agency in Portland, Oregon, to achieve the city's Sustainability at Work Gold Certification for sustainability efforts at its headquarters building. January 9, 2013 The 150 megawatt Mesquite Solar 1 installation in Maricopa County, Arizona. | Photo courtesy of Sempra Energy. A Solar Win for Arizona Tapping into 300 days of Arizona sunshine to generate clean electricity. January 9, 2013 Europium, a rare earth element that has the same relative hardness of lead, is used to create fluorescent lightbulbs. With no proven substitutes, europium is considered critical to the clean energy economy. | Photo courtesy of the Ames Laboratory. Increasing Access to Materials Critical to the Clean Energy Economy

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    19, 2012 19, 2012 The Rest of the Story: What Critics Aren't Telling You About Two Innovative Solar Projects For nearly a year, Congressional critics of the Energy Department's loan programs have demonstrated a consistent pattern of cherry-picking individual emails from the hundreds of thousands of pages of documents the Department has provided to Congress with the sole purpose of inventing false and misleading controversy. The latest example is an effort to falsely suggest two of the Department's loan guarantees, the Agua Caliente and Antelope Valley Solar Ranch, did not meet the Department's definition for "innovative" - a definition that was first established during the Bush Administration. March 19, 2012 March Madness: Slam Dunk Energy Efficiency Keep in mind the importance of sparing the real madness by working toward a

    490

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    15, 2010 15, 2010 Arkansas Preparing for Wind Power Arkansas energy leaders are working to get the best data for potential wind energy decisions. April 15, 2010 Geothermal training prepares Nevadans for jobs How a training course is helping local people find jobs in an emergency industry. April 15, 2010 New North Dakota Factory to Produce Wind Towers, Jobs Wind tower factory could bring back some of the jobs lost when a machine manufacturing plant closed. April 15, 2010 Pennsylvania Company Develops Solar Cell Printing Technology The technology uses Plextronics' conductive inks that can be printed by manufacturers worldwide to make solar cells, potentially as easily as they might print a newspaper. April 15, 2010 Q&A: Kristen Psaki of WeatherizeDC Roughly 20 percent of carbon emissions come from inefficient homes. The DC

    491

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    January 6, 2009 January 6, 2009 Stop Paying for Energy You Aren't Using To reduce your energy costs, standby power is something worth considering. December 30, 2008 Resolve to Save Energy in the New Year If saving money is one of your new year's resolutions, have you considered working energy into your savings plans? December 23, 2008 Program Your Thermostat for Automatic Savings Did you know that you can save around 10% a year on your heating and cooling bills by simply turning your thermostat back 10°-15°F for eight hours? December 18, 2008 Question of the Week: Do You Use Renewable Energy in Your Home? Do you use renewable energy in your home? Tell us about it! December 16, 2008 Do You Wonder How Much Energy Your Home Could Get from Solar or Wind? Have you ever thought about installing wind or solar energy on your

    492

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    18, 2011 18, 2011 Racing Ahead in Automotive Education Does your school have what it takes to develop the next generation of automotive engineers? If so, develop and expand your curriculum by becoming a Graduate Automotive Technology Education (GATE) Center of Excellence. February 18, 2011 JMU student Greg Miller shows Northumberland students how the blades of a wind turbine work | courtesy of Virginia Center for Wind Energy Students Learn about Wind Power First-Hand through Wind for Schools Program Constructive a wind turbine provides hands-on learning for Virginia students. February 18, 2011 The Amonix 7700 CPV Solar Power Generators at the SolarTAC facility in Aurora, Colorado. | Photo credit: Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory staff photographer

    493

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    9, 2011 9, 2011 Secretary Chu meets with officials during a visit to the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Incident and Emergency Center in Vienna. | Photo Courtesy of IAEA. Reaffirming America's Commitment to the Peaceful Use of the Atom The latest from Vienna, Austria, where Secretary Chu is leading the U.S. delegation to the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency. September 19, 2011 See you Friday at the Solar Decathlon? The Solar Decathlon (opening this week!) provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for members of the public to tour homes that save energy and money...and are powered by the sun. September 16, 2011 Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric Vehicle Manufacturers Director of Public Affairs Dan Leistikow details how investments in battery

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    4, 2010 4, 2010 PPG and MAG Team Up for Turbine Blade Research Two companies work together to move forward in the industry, researching materials and processes that could lead to stronger, more reliable wind blades. May 14, 2010 Carports with Solar Panels do Double Duty for Navy Since 2007, China Lake has been building carports that don't just deflect heat - they also absorb it and turn it into electricity using a series of photovoltaic solar panels lining the tops of the carports. May 14, 2010 The massive offshore oil spill in Santa Barbara in 1969 galvanized the environmental movement, locally and perhaps nationally. | Photo courtesy Bob Duncan Oil spill still motivates Santa Barbara to be green The massive offshore oil spill in Santa Barbara in 1969 galvanized the

    495

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    February 1, 2011 February 1, 2011 Energy 101: Cool Roofs In this edition of Energy 101 we take a look at one of Secretary Chu's favorite energy efficiency techniques, cool roofs. January 31, 2011 The Breakthrough Behind a 300% Increase in Photosynthesis Productivity A look at how an innovative breakthrough in light absorption and utilization could effectively triple the productivity of photosynthesis. January 31, 2011 Secretary Chu Travels to Memphis Sharp's Memphis solar manufacturing plant has produced more than 2 million solar panels since 2002 and the Memphis SuperHub is home to some of FedEx's 329 hybrid and 19 all-electric vehicles worldwide. January 31, 2011 Energy 101: Cool Roofs One of Secretary Chu's favorites techniques, cool roofs mean energy savings through use of reflective materials to regulate building temperatures.

    496

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    8, 2011 8, 2011 Energy Matters Mailbag This edition of the mailbag tackles follow-up questions from our Energy Matters discussion on breaking our reliance on foreign oil. July 8, 2011 Chains of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae | Photo Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory Geek-Up[7.8.2011]: Cyanobacteria, Biofuels and Next-Generation Batteries This edition of the Geek-Up highlights the potential boost that cyanobacteria could deliver to biofuels and examines how computer design tools are advancing the next generation of electric drive vehicle batteries. July 7, 2011 Team Florida's design model of the FLeX House | Courtesy of the Solar Decathlon's Flickr photostream Team Florida Takes "Sunshine State" Moniker Seriously Read about Team Florida's 2011 Solar Decathlon house -- a design approach

    497

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    3, 2010 3, 2010 Kansas City Weatherization Efforts Exceed Goals Why it pays for one Kansas City weatherization organization to take a "whole house" approach. July 23, 2010 Energy Efficient Appliance Sales Soar in North Carolina It took just eight days for retailers to rack up $64 million in sales of appliances through the state's Appliance Rebate Program. July 22, 2010 Byron Washom, Director of Strategic Energy Initiatives at the University of California at San Diego, poses with an electric vehicle and some of the solar panels that cover UCSD's campus.| Photo courtesy of UCSD Q&A With Byron Washom of the University of California at San Diego Bryan Washom was setting world records for efficiency in solar power long before it was cool. And now, as the Director of Strategic Initiatives at

    498

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    5, 2012 5, 2012 Announcing the Apps for Vehicles Challenge Today the Vehicle Technologies Program is launching the Apps for Vehicles Challenge, which is looking for the best business plans, app ideas and product designs that use open vehicle data to help vehicle owners save fuel, save money and stay safe. December 4, 2012 One of the new homeowners, Layika Culley, and her family cut the ribbon to her new ultra-efficient home in the historic Deanwood neighborhood. For more photos of the Empowerhouse ribbon cutting, view our photo gallery. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Solar Decathlon at Home in the D.C. Community Celebrating the completion of the Empowerhouse Solar Decathlon team's demonstration house into a permanent, two-family home in the District's

    499

    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    , 2011 , 2011 Community leaders and members of the The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology Solar Decathlon team.| Courtesy of Lisa Bleich D.C. Community Comes Together in the Name of Sustainability, Affordability The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology 2011 Solar Decathlon team is partnering with D.C. community members and Habitat for Humanity to build an energy efficient home that will be moved to the Deanwood neighborhood of Washington, D.C. following the competition. July 1, 2011 Houston resident Ruth Diorio explains to KPRC Local 2 News how much she's saved with her recently installed smart meter, which allows her to see her savings in real time. Smart Meters Offer 'Instant Gratification;' Help Houston Homeowners

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    Energy Blog | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    13, 2010 13, 2010 Getting Smarter About the Smart Grid Find out how public participation is critical to the evolution to a smarter grid -- and what two recently-released reports add to this dialogue. October 12, 2010 Caithness Shephards Flat: The Largest Wind Farm Project in the World Oregon-based project will set the bar high for future wind energy projects. October 12, 2010 Saving Energy in Spanish To connect with the 12.4% of Americans who are frequent Spanish speakers, EERE has created some great tools that speak their language. October 12, 2010 Luminit's co-generation technology could combine photovoltaics (shown in this file photo) and solar thermal energy. | File photo Holographic technology could increase solar efficiency The Torrance, Calif.-based company is working on a product that could help