The Enphase System Powers Team Capitol DC in 2013 Solar Decathlon
Students of sustainability develop Enphase-powered home ideal for the wounded
PETALUMA, Calif. -- August 21, 2013
Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), announced today its sponsorship of Team
Capitol DC for the biennial 2013 Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Team
Capitol DC is a citywide Washington D.C. collegiate team with members from
Catholic University, George Washington University and American University.
Enphase is contributing its microinverter system to bring the team an
easy-to-install approach to solar, which maximizes energy harvest and comes
with an integrated, intelligent web-based monitoring platform.
Team Capitol DC’s HARVEST HOME is an innovative house of the future that
harvests power from natural resources while maintaining comfort for its ideal
resident, a wounded American veteran who has returned from the wars in Iraq
and Afghanistan. Through harvesting natural resources, comforting design
features and an innovative biomedical atmosphere that contributes to
rehabilitation of body and spirit, HARVEST HOME will help heal its resident
and the environment. HARVEST HOME will be donated to a veteran after the
“The mission of Team Capitol DC to create a living environment dedicated to
revitalizing the body and spirit of America’s veterans is an admirable goal,
and is a goal fully supported by Enphase,” said Bill Rossi, CMO of Enphase
Energy. “It is rewarding to see the future leaders of sustainability relying
on Enphase microinverters to power not only their ideal American home but also
The U.S. Department of Energy challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build
and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and
attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends
affordability, consumer appeal and design excellence with optimal energy
production and maximum efficiency. The competition will take place at the
Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif. from October 3-13, 2013.
“Powered by Enphase’s advanced technology, we aim to build a house capable of
harvesting more energy than it produces,” said Bobby Blabolil, project manager
of Team Capitol DC. “The Enphase System has come highly recommended to us, and
we are excited to incorporate its safety, reliability and efficiency into our
For more information on Team Capitol DC’s HARVEST HOME, visit
About Enphase Energy, Inc.
Enphase Energy delivers microinverter technology for the solar industry that
increases energy production, simplifies design and installation, improves
system uptime and reliability, reduces fire safety risk and provides a
platform for intelligent energy management. Our semiconductor-based
microinverter system converts energy at the individual solar module level and
brings a systems-based, high technology approach to solar energy generation.
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Christine Bennett, +1-707-763-4784
Global Corporate Communication Manager
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