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Canopea at the Solar Decathlon 2012

September 20, 2012 in Efficiency, Solar

I will be at the Solar Decathlon Europe 2012 tomorrow, supporting the Canopea project which has integrated DualSun’s hybrid solar panels onto their “nanotowers”. The Solar Decathlon is an international competition among universities from around the world to promote research in the development of efficient houses with a specific focus on the use of solar energy. [...]

ReVolt House. Energy adaptive floating unit.

February 22, 2012 in Efficiency, Solar

The ReVolt House is a rotating and floating solar home, designed by a team from the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft).  The Revolt House is part of the 2012 Solar Decathlon, the “world cup” for sustainable solar houses. The name ReVolt has a tri-fold reference to the essence of the house: REVolving, VOLTage (referring to its self-powered [...]