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Westinghouse vs. Edison: Pittsburgh’s Energy Redux

More than a century after Pittsburgh dominated electrical innovation, the city is once again lighting the way towards energy reinvention. The Energy Grid Research and Infrastructure Development (GRID) Institute, launched by the University of Pittsburgh, boasts one of the most technically sophisticated testing laboratories in the country, and leads the nation’s efforts to develop micro-grid […]

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Tour the new Energy Innovation Center

Built in 1930, the historic former Connelly Trade School Building is getting new life as the Energy Innovation Center (EIC).  Located across from Consol Energy Center, the EIC has nearly completed LEED-platinum renovations and prepares to open as an early-stage business incubator and site for hands-on workforce training programs with education partners from across the region.

The tour will give you a behind-the scenes look at:

  • The state-of-the-art mechanical systems that can be used as working classrooms
  • An overview of the co-located, collaborative university-industry projects
  • Proof-of-concept energy technology demonstration laboratories
  • What it takes to bring an 85-year-old building up to LEED platinum standards while meeting requirements of the National Register of Historic Places

Thursday, February 19th

10:45am – 11:30am

1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Space is limited.  Click here to RSVP

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