Tag: solar decathlon

Tour Missouri S&T’s latest solar-powered house

Posted by on September 4, 2015

The local community is invited to attend a send-off reception for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Solar House Design Team. During the event, visitors can tour the latest solar house, learn about its advanced technology from team members and help send the team off to California for the 2015 Solar Decathlon.

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Missouri S&T to participate in 2015 Solar Decathlon

Posted by on February 13, 2014

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Missouri S&T has been selected to compete in the 2015 Solar Decathlon, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today, Thursday, Feb. 13.

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S&T Chameleon House heading to California

Posted by on September 10, 2013

Moving across the country can be a trying experience. Moving a house across country is even harder. A group of students at Missouri University of Science and Technology has spent the past two years building a solar-powered house and next week they will divide it into three parts and move it to California to compete […]

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Missouri S&T selected to participate in 2009 Solar Decathlon

Posted by on January 25, 2008

The solar house team at Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive $100,000 from the Department of Energy to support the construction of a new home for the 2009 Solar Decathlon.         

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UMR’s solar house is heading home

Posted by on October 23, 2007

A team of students from the University of Missouri-Rolla placed 11th overall in the Solar Decathlon, a student design competition held Oct. 12-20 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.         

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UMR students to rebuild ultra-modern solar house on National Mall

Posted by on September 26, 2007

Students at the University of Missouri-Rolla are in the process of taking apart a solar house that they’ve spent most of the year building.

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UMR students are trying to build the perfect solar house

Posted by on August 29, 2007

Students at the University of Missouri-Rolla are getting pretty good at designing and building solar houses. This fall, the UMR Solar House Team will once again enter a house in the US. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, a student design competition to be held in Washington, D.C., Oct. 12-20.

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UMR team finalizes plans for 2007 solar house

Posted by on February 21, 2007

The Solar House Team at the University of Missouri-Rolla has finalized plans for a new house that will be built on campus property starting Monday, Feb. 26.         

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UMR gets EPA grant to test hybrid solar panels

Posted by on February 10, 2006

Joel Lamson, a graduate student at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has a black monolith, several stories high, in his back yard. But Lamson isn’t trying to recreate some science fiction scene; the monolith is really a newfangled solar panel engineered for a UMR research project.                               

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UMR finishes seventh in Solar Decathlon

Posted by on October 12, 2005

UMR has finished seventh in the 2005 Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C. The team from the University of Colorado placed first overall. Eighteen teams entered solar houses in the competition, which was held on the National Mall. Judging in ten categories was completed over the weekend.

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