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Solar Decathlon

UNLV engineering students
Dec 27, 2017
Campus News

News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.


Oct 14, 2017
Campus News

International competition wraps up today; Team Las Vegas places second in engineering contest, following earlier wins of first in innovation and second for architecture.


Oct 13, 2017
Campus News

Overall competition winner to be announced on Saturday.


A self-sufficient home sits in the desert.
Oct 9, 2017
Campus News

Voting for the Solar Decathlon People's Choice Award is open, and UNLV's team needs your support.


construction site
Aug 24, 2017
Campus News

UNLV team readying its aging-in-place home for the prestigious Solar Decathlon competition.


UNLV’s Team Las Vegas design of a full-size solar-powered house
Feb 3, 2017
Business and Community

Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.


An artist’s rendering of UNLV’s entry in the 2017 Solar Decathalon.
Jan 25, 2016
Campus News

Students to build sustainable, “age-in-place” home with consumer appeal for U.S. Department of Energy contest; UNLV team finished second overall in 2013.


Feb 13, 2014
Business and Community

The solar home that netted UNLV second place in the international U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon will be on display starting Saturday, Feb. 15.


Nov 15, 2013
Campus News
The Solar Decathlon team shows the world how to build a smart desert home.

Oct 12, 2013
Campus News

DesertSol also ties for third place in the engineering contest and was the top performing home by an American team in the prestigious international competition.