2019 Solar Decathlon

Solar Decathlons are competitions that challenge students and teams from different colleges and universities to design, build and produce a solution for a solar power topic/issue.

2019 Solar Decathlon

BP Oman is the sponsor of a grid-connected solar facility, a unique outdoor solar training facility, hosted by GUtech and operated by Shams Global Solutions (SGS). Under this collaboration, a series of competitions, workshops, and solar training programmes are organised by SGS. To extend the knowledge of solar connected-grids, the 2019 Solar Decathlon, sponsored by BP Oman, is organised by SGS and hosted by GUtech.

The Topic of 2019 Solar Decathlon

The topic of this year’s competition is concerned with electronics equipment for the operation and maintenance of a grid-connected solar system.

Who Can Participate

  • The Solar Decathlon competition is open to all students enrolled in formally recognised higher education institution.
  • For each entry, submissions must be for individuals or groups of no more than 5 students, to be mentored by up to 2 advisors.
  • Only application submitted through the online registration form will be accepted.

Competition Stages and Judging Criteria

All details about the stages and the judging criteria are available here.

Award-Winning Categories

Three award categories are open for competition.

  • 1st Place Prize: OMR 700
  • 2nd Place Prize: OMR 500
  • 3rd Place Prize: OMR 300

How to Apply?

Interested individuals and teams are invited to apply by filling up the following registration form.

Solar Decathlon Registration