Missouri teams score 5th, 8th in national energy competition


Two Missouri teams competed in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.

Collegiate teams design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective and attractive.

Missouri S&T placed 5th in the competition and the colleges of Drury and Crowder teamed up to place 8th.

The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency. The Missouri Department of Economic Development – Division of Energy provided financial assistance to the schools to be used for the competition.