Solar Decathlon Europe (SDE)
SOLAR DECATHLON EUROPE 2010 came about by a commitment made by the Government of Spain together with the Government of the United States to organize the competition in Europe, in accordance with the ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ signed by both governments on the October 18 th, 2007.
Both the European Union and Spanish Government are committed to do research and invest into sustainable development and renewable energies. This initiative is completely aligned with some of the priority objectives of the European Union with regard to promotion and development of sustainability, renewable energy, and their active support in research and development on such a global strategic subject.
The generation and integration of knowledge in these areas, and the wide-ranging possibilities for social awareness of this project inspires a great deal of interest. After finalizing the selection process, 20 outstanding teams from all over the world have been chosen, whose prestige will be strengthened through this experience.