SD | The Swiss Team Wins Solar Decathlon 2017

Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Daniel Simmons today announced the winning team of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 in Denver, Colorado. The Swiss Team took first place overall by designing, building, and operating the house that best blended architecture, engineering, water, health and comfort, home life, and energy, etc. The University of Maryland took second place followed by the University of California, Berkeley and University of Denver team in third place.

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SDC | The solar Dezhou town has begun to take shape

Solar Decathlon China (SDC), co-sponsored by United States Department of Energy and the National EnergyAdministration of China, will be held in Dezhou this time.SDC is considered as “the Olympics of the World’s Solar Industry”, Dezhou welcomes the historicevent with full sincerity. Solar town is now underconstruction in full swing. It will be completed by theend of July, 2017 on schedule.

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SDC | Words after SD China 2013 Competition — The Pre-life of SD China

There is an end to the fingers which feed the twigs to the fire; but the fire is transmitted, and no one knows when it will be put out.’

— Chuangtse

 

The story is continuing. In the prequel, those decathletes who participated and have been benefited from the SDC competition in their life are passing this hope down from generations to generations.

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SDC | The Pre-life of Solar Decathlon China

It is well-known that Solar Decathlon China (SDC) is originated from Solar Decathlon (SD) launched by the Department of Energy of United States. Since the first Solar Decathlon in 2002, 284 collegiate teams—nearly 43,000 students—have engaged in five competitions around the world: the flagship U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, Solar Decathlon Europe, Solar Decathlon China, Solar Decathlon Latin America and Caribbean and Solar Decathlon Middle East. Following are some statistics to show how SD can live up to the fame of the “Solar Olympics”.

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News | Visit 2016 CIFTIS with the guidance by SDC Organizing Committee

The 4th China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services will being open through May 28 to June 1, 2016. The “International Urban Intelligent Technologies and Services  Conference” as an event of  China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services will be themed by “Ecology, Information and Living”  with experience exchange and sharing by industrial experts, teams in the manners of lecture and forum. Meanwhile, as for ecological damage —-the highest concern in current cities, it will be discussed how to provide more intelligent and convenient services to masses using the information obtained via internet. The 2017 SDC Competition with the same theme as this China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services will greatly facilitate the improvement in architectural design, commercial/market potential, engineering design, publicity and showcasing, cost control, household indoor comfort, home appliance energy consumption, energy consumed in daily life, charging capacity for electric vehicles, and balance of energy supply and demand, etc.

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News | SDC to support the adjustment in energy structure by its presence in CIFTIS

On May 28, the fourth China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) was opened at Beijing. This global event in the field of trade in services has attracted 3,740 enterprises and nearly 30,000 guests from 126 countries and regions. Giving priority to the concept of “Open, creative and integrative” , according to such national strategies as ” One Belt and One Road” and coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei”, the fair consists of 122 events with six major fields including science and technology, the Internet and information, culture and education, finance, commerce and tourism, and health care.

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News | 2018SDC opening a new chapter for energy conversion in Dezhou

The successful launch ceremony of 2018 Solar Decathlon China (2018 SDC) is a symbol of Dezhou embarking on a new journey in this respect.

As the world’s best comprehensive architectural design competition, the competition will drive the growth in Dezhou’s renewable energy manufacturing industry, smart grid and power industry, building industry, electric vehicle industry and vast home appliance industry. The above industries will annually yield hundreds of thousands of million yuan of gross national product. The  nation’s greenhouse gas emission from these industries previously account for 60% of the total amount in all industries. The SDC will directly drive the green and sustainable growth of  these traditional industries, and speed up the adjustment in energy structure in Dezhou.

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