Energy Secretary Steven Chu takes a look at the solar hot water collectors at the University of Maryland's WaterShed house during the final stages of the Solar Decathlon competition. During a speech on Saturday, Chu said that the students in the competition were leaders in a global competition around clean-energy technologies. "It's not enough for our country to invent clean energy technologies--we have to make them and use them too," Chu said during his speech.
University of Maryland grabs gold in Solar Decathlon (photos)
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