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Free and open to the public, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 and XPO will be hosted by the Orange County Great Park for two weekends in October; October 3-6 and 10-13 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges collegiate teams from across the nation and around the world to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive. During the two weekends in October, visitors will have the opportunity to tour the houses, gather ideas to use in their own homes and learn how energy-saving features can help save money. For more information about the Solar Decathlon 2013, visit solardecathlon.gov.
The XPO is a clean, renewable and efficient energy exposition, featuring visionary and innovative companies, products and educational opportunities, developed around the Solar Decathlon 2013 at the Great Park. Through fun, interactive exhibits and activities, the XPO will provide visitors with information about the broad spectrum of energy efficiency in home design, transportation, consumer products, food production and education. Visitors will experience actionable ways to implement energy efficiency today and into the future, with the goal that attendees will leave the XPO with tools and resources to live differently.
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The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 challenges 20 collegiate teams from around the world to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are affordable, energy-efficient and attractive. The 2013 team renderings preview what visitors will see at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA from October 3-6 and 10-13, 2013.