The 2017 Race to Zero competition guide is available now! Team applications due November 1, 2016.
Registration kicks off September 30, 2016 and closes February 3, 2017!
Taking top honors in the Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition, the Penn State Winergize team came to Washington, DC and displayed their prize-winning turbine at the Energy Department's Headquarters.
The final winners of the Geothermal Design Challenge have been selected! Learn more about the the prize winning infographics.
Cleantech University Prize (Cleantech UP) National Competition highlights the next generation of clean energy innovators. Heila Technologies, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, won the 2016 national competition.
Energy competitions can be a fun way to apply your understanding of science. Whether you're a seventh-grader interested in testing your understanding of energy efficiency and renewables, or an engineering student who wants to design a home for the Solar Decathlon, you can find a wide range of energy-related contests for all ages. Check out the links in this section and get ready to see how your design, engineering, and knowledge stack up against your peers.
Here you will find:
- Opportunities for K-12 Students: Students can demonstrate their skills in a wide range of energy competitions that challenge them to build an electric car, design a school of the future, and much more.
- Opportunities for University Students and Professors: College and graduate students, along with their professors, can apply their technical prowess in competitions that challenge them with projects ranging from designing a more energy-efficient paper industry to constructing a solar-powered house.