If you are curious about participating in the Solar District Cup, tomorrow, Jan. 26 at 5 p.m. ET, is your last chance to participate in the Class of 2022-2023! In this new Winter/Spring division, students get a chance to design and model distributed energy systems that integrate solar photovoltaics and battery storage for the Lummi Tribal Nation.  

You do not have to complete any work to register a team! 

To register, follow these steps: 

  1. Those who are new to HeroX: click the “Solve this Challenge” button at the top of this page. You will receive a confirmation email about HeroX email registration, but your team is not yet enrolled in the competition.  
  2. Once your email is registered for HeroX, click on the “Begin Entry” button at the top of the Solar District Cup page.   
  3. Fill out the “Create Submission” form with the best info you have right now—your answers can be general at this time.  
  4. Click “Submit Entry” to complete your registration.  

Here’s how you know you’re registered: You will receive a welcome email from the Solar District Cup team signaling that you are officially registered to compete in the Class of 2022-2023! 

If you have any questions, contact solardistrictcup@nrel.gov. We are excited to see who will compete in this new division!