Rolla Daily News Article

UMR’s Solar House Team begins preparing for 2007
Students at the University of Missouri-Rolla are already preparing for the 2007 Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C., and are busy building the beginnings of a solar village right here in town.
The UMR Solar House Team has designed and built houses for previous Solar Decathlon events, which are usually held every other year at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to raise awareness about solar energy. The 2007 competition will mark the third year for the event, with UMR having participated in the first two. UMR’s team placed ninth out of 14 in the first competition and seventh out of 18 in the second. The team’s goal is to place in the top five at next year’s competition. Read More…