This week, we begin Planet Forward’s coverage of the Solar Decathlon! 20 collegiate teams from around the world are designing and building sustainable solar homes.11 of the teams have submitted their innovations to Planet Forward. In this week’s WEBISODE, we take a look at the unique use of water in University of Maryland‘s home.

WE’VE GOT SPIRIT, HOW ‘BOUT YOU? Want to participate in Planet Forward’s Solar Decathlon? Like your favorite collegiate team, view their ideas, and comment on the ones you think will go far in the competition.

FROM OUR BLOG: Have a twitter account? We’re taking your ideas about the Solar Decathlon teams through twitter. Planet Forward’s Susanna Murley, tells you what PF is looking for.

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MORE ON SUNNY IDEAS: Planet Forward’s Innovator Danny Kennedy is the founder of solar company, Sungevity. In our Innovator Update, we see how he is doing on his goal for eastward expansion.

FROM NREL: Ever heard of a sky trough? Planet Forward host Frank Sesno visits the National Renewable Energy Labs to find out.

NEXT WEEK: More from the Solar Decathlon. Want to influence which team we feature next? VOTE, LIKE and TWEET #SunnyIdeas

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