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Tesla and Westinghouse Exhibit at Chicago International Fair

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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Combined Heat and Power, Socially Responsible Microgrids, and Business Bike Support

This July’s Pittsburgh 2030 District Partner Meeting took place at Duquesne University, where an on-site Energy Center produces electricity, steam, and chilled water to provide most of the campus’ power. The meeting also included presentations on bike transportation and socially responsible microgrids. We finished with a tour into the heart of the University’s combined heat and […]

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