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2003 News Releases

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July 23, 2003

University of Missouri - Rolla Wins American Solar Challenge

The University of Missouri - Rolla won a highly competitive 2003 American Solar Challenge today, crossing the finish line at 11:39 a.m. using only the energy of the sun. The team set a record for U.S. solar car racing by completing 2,300 miles in 51 hours, beating the 2001 American Solar Challenge record by more than 4 hours.

July 1, 2003

Energy Secretary Abraham Promotes Smart Energy Use in Tour of National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Touring the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory today, Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham encouraged Americans to use energy efficient technologies and practices in their homes and businesses in the wake of rising natural gas prices this year.

June 27, 2003

Texas Middle School Wins National Science Competition

Four middle school students from College Station Middle School in College Station, Texas, showed their mastery of science today, winning the National Middle School Science Bowl by a landslide (geologic phenomena).

June 18, 2003

Middle School Science Bowl 2003

Sixteen teams of some of the brightest sixth through eighth grade students from around the United States will test their mental agility in the National Middle School Science Bowl June 25-28.

May 28, 2003

Consumer Energy Expo

February 21, 2003

NREL Highlights Leading Utility Green Power Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today released its annual ranking of leading utility "green pricing" programs.

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