CU engineering team takes first in Solar District Cup Competition

BOULDER — A team of University of Colorado engineering students took top prize at the Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition, organized by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy, according to a CU blog post.

“The goal was to build an economically feasible set of solar photovoltaics, also known as solar-PV installations, for a campus or urban district,” the post said.

Twenty-eight teams from 29 different universities participated in the contest, which was judged by a panel of industry and Department of Energy experts. 

The CU team was made up of Eli Hinerfeld, Jeff Jones, Ben Kite, Devin Lindsey, Hannah Livingston, Drew Martin, Darin Meeker, Avery Ostrand, Emily Trautwein and Jiselle Ye.

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BOULDER — A team of University of Colorado engineering students took top prize at the Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition, organized by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy, according to a CU blog post.

“The goal was to build an economically feasible set of solar photovoltaics, also known as solar-PV installations, for a campus or urban district,” the post said.

Twenty-eight teams from 29 different universities participated in the contest, which was judged by a panel of industry and Department of Energy experts. 

The CU team was made up of Eli Hinerfeld, Jeff Jones, Ben Kite, Devin Lindsey, Hannah Livingston, Drew Martin, Darin Meeker, Avery Ostrand, Emily Trautwein and Jiselle Ye.

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