Richard King_
inspired science

Inspiration, science, direction …

Mr. King (Council Member) created the inspiring collegiate competition in 2000 and has been its director for the past 15 years. Richard King is the founding father of the Solar Decathlon competition, established at the United States Department of Energy. A scientist trained in photovoltaic research, Mr King initiated a forum to champion energy literacy and encourage multi-disciplinary university students to become tomorrow’s change-agents in sustainable living. He created the inspiring Solar Decathlon competition in 2000 and was its director until 2016. He has overseen, guided and stewarded the Solar Decathlon as it has flourished worldwide, with competitions in Europe, China,Latin America, the Middle East and for the first time on the African continent, Morocco. Mr. King continues to participate on SD competition oversight committees and provides technical.

Energy Endeavour Foundation – 9 September 2017