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SCU Places Third in Solar Decathlon

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20009-team1Santa Clara University placed third overall in this year’s national Solar Decathlon competition. It was part of a two year project in which SCU collaborated with The California College of the Arts to build the best solar home. Universities from all over the world competed in the competition. The top 20 were on display in The National Mall in Washington, D.C. Pacific Solar Radiant, Inc. acted as their technical advisor and did design review for the thermal systems. They helped to build the mechanical room and assembled some of the piping.

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Action Plan for 50%: How Solar Thermal Can Supply Europe’s Energy

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In presenting a research agenda, the solar thermal sector sets out a strategy to reach a 50% contribution to Europe’s space and water heating requirements by 2050. David Appleyard summarizes the document, which reveals what must be achieved if this ambitious goal is to become reality. Read more.

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