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Links Roundup of the Week: Solar, Solar, Solar

Posted By Olivia Chen On October 16, 2009 @ 4:30 pm In Blog links,Solar Decathlon | No Comments

Solar Decathlon 2009, solar power, solar technology, energy efficient buildings

The winner of the Solar Decathlon Competition was announced today — congratulations Team Germany [1]! We’ve been following the competition happenings all week [2]. Our friends have been as abuzz as us, and we’ve noticed that everyone is in a flurry of excitement about solar technology and energy efficient building. Check out what we saw this week!

Treehugger [3] annouced the architecture and market viability awards [4] on Tuesday.

GreenOptions [5] reports on Steven Chu’s decision to spend an additional $87 million on solar technology [6].

JetsonGreen [7], our favorite green home expert, highlights the 20 beautiful, solar-powered homes of this year’s Solar Decathlon [8] competition.

NYTimes [9] comments that the students are proving that solar living doesn’t mean compromising lifestyle [10].

Clean Technica [11] shows us 10 solar technologies to be exicted about [12].

CleanTechnica [11] also reports that California will be giving more money to small-scale solar projects [13].

And of course, don’t forget to check out our coverage [2].


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[1] congratulations Team Germany: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/10/16/germanys-solar-coated-surplushome-wins-solar-decathlon/

[2] competition happenings all week: http://www.inhabitat.com/solar-decathlon/

[3] Treehugger: http://www.treehugger.com

[4] architecture and market viability awards: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/10/architecture-and-market-viablility-awards-kick-off-2009-solar-decathlon.php

[5] GreenOptions: http://www.greenoptions.com

[6] Steven Chu’s decision to spend an additional $87 million on solar technology: http://cleantechnica.com/2009/10/12/us-department-of-energy-dishes-out-87-million-for-solar-technology-and-deployment/

[7] JetsonGreen: http://www.jetsongreenc.om

[8] 20 beautiful, solar-powered homes of this year’s Solar Decathlon: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2009/10/20-beautiful-solar-powered-houses.html

[9] NYTimes: http://www.nytimes.com

[10] solar living doesn’t mean compromising lifestyle: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/13/science/earth/13solar.html

[11] Clean Technica: http://cleantechnica.com

[12] 10 solar technologies to be exicted about: http://cleantechnica.com/2009/10/11/top-10-solar-technologies-to-watch-out-for/

[13] California will be giving more money to small-scale solar projects: http://cleantechnica.com/2009/10/14/new-california-bill-gives-more-money-to-small-scale-solar-projects/

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