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Complete Solar Decathlon Results: Germany Repeats as Champion

Complete Solar Decathlon Results: Germany Repeats as Champion

U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman announced the winners of the 2009 Department of Energy Solar Competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Team Germany from Darmstadt won top honors for the second time. Team Germany's winning surPLUShouse design produced a surplus of power even during three days of rain. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign took second place followed by Team California in third place.
Omnik New Energy got third place in Dark Horse Contest

Omnik New Energy got third place in Dark Horse Contest

Omnik New Energy recently won the third place in the Dark Horse Contest Autumn Race, standing out of over 100 participants. Mr. Franz Zhao, the general manager of Omnik New Energy, attended the contest on behalf of the company. In the fierce fight, Mr. Franz Zhao represented Omnik New Energy with profession and enthusiasm, winning votes from judges and audience. […]
Call for International Hydrogen Park Designers Answered

Call for International Hydrogen Park Designers Answered

Thirteen university teams from Russia, Canada and the United States have taken on the challenge of designing a Hydrogen Power Park for the 2005 H2U Student Design Contest. The National Hydrogen Association (NHA), ChevronTexaco and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) opened registration to the contest in September, and the registered teams have until January 14, 2005 to submit their designs.
Another Benefit of Hydro

Another Benefit of Hydro

Tacoma Power, a municipally owned electric utility, generates about 3 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity a year at its seven hydropower facilities in Washington State.
National Hydrogen Association Student Design Contest

National Hydrogen Association Student Design Contest

The National Hydrogen Association (NHA) has opened registration for its annual Student Design Contest. This year's theme is Hydrogen Power Parks.
Vermont Utility Opens Collaborative Space for Energy Businesses, Seeks Applicants

Vermont Utility Opens Collaborative Space for Energy Businesses, Seeks Applicants

Green Mountain Power has launched a contest to find energy companies and entrepreneurs to colocate at the utility’s headquarters in Colchester, Vt., and work to develop innovative energy products for consumers.
Students to Design Hydrogen Fueling Stations

Students to Design Hydrogen Fueling Stations

In much the same spirit as the national Solar Decathlon, where student teams construct a self-sustaining solar home, a contest from the National Hydrogen Association (NHA) will challenge student teams to build a hydrogen fueling station, adding to the collective national effort towards a future hydrogen economy.
Swiss Solar Decathlon House Scores a Perfect 100 in Engineering

Swiss Solar Decathlon House Scores a Perfect 100 in Engineering

The Swiss Team took first place in engineering with a perfect score of 100 possible points. For the Engineering Contest, each competing house was evaluated by a group of prominent engineers who determined which house best exemplifies excellence in innovation, system functionality, energy efficiency, system reliability, and documentation through their project manual and construction drawings. Bob Dixon, presenting the award said, “The jury believes the first-place house in the Engineering Contest offers comprehensive performance modeling that sports clear graphs, detailed explanations and a variety of representations. The quality of the thermal envelope is exceptional and carefully calibrated to the target climate with very good resistance to heat flow, a solid focus on airtightness, and high-quality components such as triple-glazed windows and sliding doors.” U
Solar Decathlon Engineering Design Results

Solar Decathlon Engineering Design Results

October 7, 2002 [SolarAccess.com] The University of Colorado at Boulder and Crowder College tied for first place in the Engineering Design results announced last week at the U. S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University took the second highest number of points and the University of Maryland placed third. With these latest contest results, and […]
Solar Decathlon Results Coming In

Solar Decathlon Results Coming In

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University took first place in the Design Presentation and Simulation Contest at the Solar Village on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. this week. Carnegie Mellon University placed second and the University of Maryland placed third.