The California Challenge

The California Challenge at the Solar Decathlon, October 4-6, 2013

The California Challenge is an energy efficiency time trial. The goal is to achieve the maximum average speed using $1 of energy. The course includes a high speed section, and auto-cross section and a staged idle section. Maximum distance in one-hour wins using $1 of any combination of energy sources wins. This event is presented as part of the Department of Energy Solar Decathlon in association with the Energy Expo.

Solar Decathlon

Solar Decathlon

Energy Expo

Energy Expo

The California Challenge joins three energy efficient racing events:

The California Challenge Poster

California Challenge Poster

California Challenge Poster

The California Challenge is an energy efficiency time trial. The goal is to achieve the maximum average speed using $1 of energy. The course includes a high speed section, and auto-cross section and a staged idle section. Maximum distance in one-hour wins using $1 of any combination of energy sources wins.

The California Challenge Course at the Orange County Great Park

Site plan for California Challenge

Site plan for California Challenge

The California Challenge will be held October 4-6, 2013 at the Orange County Great Park in association with the Solar Decathlon and the Clean Energy Expo.