MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS ANA PASTOR OFFICIALLY OPENS SOLAR DECATHLON EUROPE 2012 ON THURSDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER

  • The international competition of solar and sustainable houses kicks off with an Open Day for press and media as from 10:00 hours.

Day:

Thursday, 13th September
Place:

 

Villa Solar, Puerta del Ángel concert site, Casa de Campo, Madrid

 

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Time:

 

Open Day for media as from 10:00 hours

 

Official Opening Ceremony at 13:00 hours

 

Madrid, 10th September 2012

Next Thursday, the 13th September, Minister of Public Works Ana Pastor; Mayor of Madrid Ana Botella and and UPM Rector Carlos Conde, will preside at the Solar Decathlon Europe 2012 opening ceremony at the Puerta del Ángel concert site in Madrid’s Casa de Campo, starting at 13:00 hours. After the ceremony, they will be taken on a tour of the Villa Solar to see the houses.

 

As from 10:00H in the morning, communications media will have access to the Villa Solar and be able to view each of the participant houses in turn.

 

In this second edition of Solar Decathlon Europe, which is being held in Madrid from 14th to 30th September, 19 university teams from 12 countries are competing to see who builds the most efficient house powered by the sun alone. The winner will be the one which consumes the least natural resources and produces minimum waste in its lifetime.

 

Solar Decathlon Europe is organized by the Ministry of Public Works, Madrid City Council and the Madrid Polytechnic University (UPM) via its Higher Technical School of Arquitecture (Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid). Its main sponsors are Schneider Electric and Kömmerling, & its official collaborators include AENA, ADIF, RENFE, INECO y FEVE. It is also supported by the US Departament  of Energy and  the  IDAE.

 

Accreditation:

Please confirm your attendance to the following emails: info@qmscomunicacion.com, claudiaestrella@qmscomunicacion.com or by phoning   913 43 12 86/87

Media covering the ceremony must collect their press accreditation from the SDE Press Office at the Villa Solar.


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