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Powering the Future: Pittsburgh International Airport Unveils First-of-Its-Kind Microgrid to Power Entire Facility

Allegheny County Airport Authority Summary PITTSBURGH, Oct. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time in the U.S., a major airport will be completely powered by its own microgrid with the use of its own on-site natural gas wells and solar panels. The first-of-its kind model will...


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Moving from R.E.C.s, the College's Plan to Reach Carbon Neutrality

Bastiaan Phair, The PHOENIX Summary In 1999 the college began purchasing renewable energy certificates, and the college’s 2012 “Climate Action Plan” cited Renewable Energy Credits (R.E.C.s) as a necessary tool to offset those greenhouse gas emissions associated with the generation of...


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Geisinger previews new utility plant

Times Leader Summary PLAINS TWP. — Geisinger officials showed off the new Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center central utility plant on Thursday in a tour for government and business leaders. The $22 million project will use cogeneration technology to help Geisinger reduce energy...


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Pittsburgh is ahead of schedule on 2030 District environmental challenge

Bill O'Toole, Next Pittsburgh Summary According to UN estimates, urban environments are responsible for 75 percent of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. If we have any hope of staving off the worst effects of climate change, we need to start with our cities. That’s where the 2030 District...


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Pennsylvania clean, renewable energy projects to receive $12M in state funding

Daily Energy Insider Reports Summary Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced the approval of $12 million in funding for 11 clean and renewable energy projects across Pennsylvania. "One of Pennsylvania's greatest strengths is the diversity of our energy portfolio," Wolf said. "These...


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Carnegie Mellon University Energy Week 2019

Carnegie Mellon University Energy Week 2019 In its fourth year, CMU Energy Week 2019 will convene experts, key influencers, students, corporate executives, and entrepreneurs from business, government, media, NGOs and academia for a facilitated dialogue on how and why to advance energy...

 03-25-2019 08:00 - 03-28-2019 16:30 ET
 Pittsburgh PA


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NETL, Pittsburgh clean energy initiatives recognized with Federal Laboratory Consortium

Kevin Randolph, Daily Energy Insider Summary The Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Mid-Atlantic Region will recognize the National Energy Technology Laboratory’s (NETL) work with the City of Pittsburgh on its “Clean Energy City of the Future” initiatives with a state and local economic...


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How Pittsburgh stays on the cutting edge of energy conservation

Bill O'Toole, What's Next for Pittsburgh? Summary When people think of green buildings, their minds probably run toward the sweeping glass roof of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens or the sci-fi sleekness of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. But according to Angelica...


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Electric Power Industry Conference (EPIC)

The Electric Power Industry Conference welcomes industry leaders, regional investors, researchers, academics and students to a two-day event to discuss and debate the opportunities and challenges of our industry. As the Pittsburgh region transforms into one of the nation's centers for energy...

 10-15-2018 | 08:00 - 21:00 ET
 Pittsburgh PA


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National Energy Technology Laboratory Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Pittsburgh

Summary The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory that produces technological solutions to America’s energy challenges. NETL has a 100-year legacy of discovering safe, affordable ways to extract and use energy resources, from...

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