Pittsburgh Is Now Home to the World’s First Major Airport Completely Powered by a Hybrid Microgrid

The airport microgrid in Pittsburgh is now operating, giving the Pennsylvania city the stature of having the first major US airport completely powered by an on-site solar energy and natural gas microgrid.  Completed this week, the 20 MW microgrid is now the primary power supply for the entire Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), … [Read more...]

Urban Microgrid Planned by Duquesne Light and the University of Pittsburgh

News of yet more microgrid activity in Pennsylvania came today with the announcement of an urban microgrid planned by Duquesne Light and the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt). The utility will work with Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering to design and install the urban microgrid at its Woods Run Facility, a six-building campus in Pittsburgh's … [Read more...]