May 26-28, 2023
After two years of COVID-19 forced virtual events, Solar Decathlon India (SDI) conducted its 3rd Finals event at Infosys, Mysuru. The 2022-23 finals had 36 teams, who presented their work of net-zero building solutions to a crowd of over 650 people. Innovator and social entrepreneur, Anish Malpani, delivered the keynote address on his initiative to turn hard-to-recycle plastic into stylish sunglasses. The Building Industry Innovator Exhibit had 12 finalist entries from the industry, who exhibited innovative building solutions geared towards mitigating climate change.
The SDI trophies awarded to all the winners were themselves carbon negative with an embodied carbon of -0.25 KgCO 2 e/Kg. These trophies are made of wood and adorned with a stainless-steel medallion.
Prasad Vaidya, the Director of SDI, wrapped up the event by announcing the 4th edition of SDI.
Watch the event here.