In just two weeks 19 teams of brilliant students from across the states and around the world will compete to build the most efficient solar-powered house in the 2013 Solar Decathlon! So far we’ve featured each of this year’s projects, and the Department of Energy just launched a great infographic that shines a bit more light on this year’s teams and the competition as a whole. Check out the full infographic after the jump, and stay tuned from October 3-13 as Inhabitat reports live from Irvine, California on this year’s Solar Decathlon.

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+ 2013 Solar Decathlon