Solar Decathlon

  • September 23, 2011
  • October 02, 2011
  • Potomac Park


2011 Solar Decathlon

Starts this Weekend!

Friday, September 23   Sunday, October 2

West Potomac Park, Washington, DC

(Just west of the New Martin Luther King Memorial)

The U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon brings college teams from around the world to erect solar-powered houses in West Potomac Park, where they are open to the public from 10:00am to 2:00 pm (weekdays) or 5:00pm (weekends).  The houses compete on the basis of affordability, consumer appeal, energy production, and efficiency.  The event also features free consumer and building industry workshops.

Details at

21st Annual Tour of Solar Homes

(DC, Maryland, and Virginia)

Saturday & Sunday, October 1-2, 2011, 11am - 5pm

Houses and buildings with many solar, wind, energy efficient, and environmentally friendly features will be open to the public on the first weekend in October.  The tour is part of the National Tour of Solar Homes of the American Solar Energy Society.

Get your tour brochure and details at

Plus, meet-up with friends for Coffee & Breakfast before the Solar Tour

Sunday, October 2, 9am-11am

at Potomac Overlook Regional Park in Arlington, VA (Sunday Tour Site “BB”)   

Complimentary Breakfast co-sponsored by PRSEA and the Potomac Overlook Regional Park

 Save these Dates… 

PRSEA Annual Meeting and “Solar for Me” Event

Saturday or Sunday, November 5th or 6th, 2011, 10am – 4 pm

 More Details Available Soon at

MASES is a regional chapter of the American Solar Energy Society. 

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