U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017


Oct 5, 2017 to Oct 8, 2017
11:00 AM until 07:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).


The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition made up of 10 contests that challenge student teams to design and build full-size, solar-powered houses. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends design excellence and smart energy production with innovation, market potential, and energy and water efficiency. Additionally, Solar Decathlon 2017 will feature a sustainability expo, professional development and consumer workshops, and middle-school education events. Volunteer opportunities are available - contact to indicate interest.

Solar Decathlon 2017 will be located in Denver, Colorado, adjacent to the 61st & Peña station on the University of Colorado A line commuter train connecting Denver International Airport to downtown Union Station.

Student teams will provide free public tours of their solar powered, energy- and water efficient houses featuring cutting-edge technologies on these dates:

  • Thursday, October 5 - Sunday, October 8 (11 am - 7 pm)
  • Monday, October 9 (1 pm - 7 pm)
  • Thursday, October 12 - Sunday, October 15 (11 am - 7 pm) 




View map 61st & Peña station
6045 N. Richfield St.
Denver, CO

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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