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Led by the University of Maryland and Purdue University, the 2011 version of the U.S. Solar Decathlon demonstrated how high-tech energy and common sense are going mainstream, all while zeroing out electricity consumption from the grid. Every step of the way participating students — and perhaps elected officials — garnered valuable lessons for the U.S….

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Might the National Park Service have double-booked the Mall for the weekend of Sept. 24-25? A master plan to rejuvenate the lawn and walkways on the U.S. National Mall  does NOT stand in the way of the long-ago scheduled 2011 Solar Decathlon solar advocates are learning today. And they are pressing hard this week through…

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