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  1. A Race for Solar Power

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    Image from Dept of Energy Solar Decathlon: http://www.flickr.com/photos/solar_decathlon/6198586468/sizes/l/

    Image from Dept of Energy Solar Decathlon: http://www.flickr.com/photos/solar_decathlon/6198586468/sizes/l/

    What started out as a program solely in the U.S. has been expanded globally with Solar Decathlon Europe and Solar Decathlon China. The Solar Decathlon is a collegiate-level competition, created by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in 2002, to encourage innovation in technology, financing mechanisms, and the design of solar-powered homes. (more…)