Stevens Solar Decathlon Team

The U.S. Solar Decathlon is a biannual international competition pitting top universities against one another in a quest to design and build affordable, zero-energy solar homes.

In collaboration with two fellow institutions, Stevens assembled a student team and participated in the 2011 Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C. and placed 13th of 17 teams, including two 1st-place finishes in the categories of Affordability and Hot Water Efficiency. The home was later placed in Washington, D.C., where Habitats for Humanity donated it to a needy family. It is the only home from that competition now being used as a home.

In 2012, the Department of Energy announced that Stevens would once again be included in the competition — a special honor. Operating as a solo entry this time, Stevens' student team has designed and is constructing a "smart" solar home, which will be shipped to Irvine, California and assembled for the October 2013 exhibition and competition.

We are always seeking ideas and support for this remarkable student team. Please click on the brochure below to learn more about the Stevens team, their remarkably innovative smart home, and ways to support our team.


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