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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...

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...

Pittsburgh MOU Story_Formatted.pdf

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Local officials tour energy-efficient Hershey Medical Center

Hannah Fields, Central Penn Business Journal Campus Energy Engineer Kevin Kanoff gives local legislators and energy experts a tour of the combined heat and power plant on Thursday, June 7. - (Photo / Hannah Fields ) Summary The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center opened its...

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Behind the meter: Duquesne Light and Peoples duke it out over utility rates, regulators and more

Anya Litvak, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Summary Last month, when California regulators decreed that every new house built in that state shall be topped with solar panels, David Fisfis took notice. “In theory, Duquesne Light would like to be in support of [something like] that,” said the utility...

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Villanova Gets $965K For Energy Use Reduction Project: Gov Wolf

Max Bennett, Radnor Patch Summary A project on Villanova University's campus to reduce the school's energy usage is getting funding boost, according to an announcement from Gov. Tom Wolf's office. Wolf's office announced nine new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority ...

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Pittsburgh Steps Up City-Scale Microgrid Initiative

Andrew Burger, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Pittsburgh, which hopes to eventually develop a grid of microgrids, continues to evolve as a center of energy innovation with about 20 distributed energy, nanogrid and microgrid projects now emerging in the Pennsylvania city. “We identified promising...

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Power To Save: Hospital Building Eco-Friendly Power Plant

John Hickey, WNEP News Summary PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center is trying to improve patient health at their hospitals with a commitment to energy efficiency. Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township is building an eco-friendly utility plant...

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Pennsylvania Opens 'Future of Utility Rates' Proceeding

Robert Walton, Utility Dive Summary Pretty much everything else in the utility sector is changing — why not rate designs? On a motion by PUC Vice Chairman Andrew Place, the commission asked utilities to consider a broad range of concepts, including performance-based incentives, various levels...