“The Pittsburgh International Airport is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University to create the ‘smartest,’ most technologically advanced airport in the world, yet its natural-gas power proposal utterly fails to realistically address its energy needs in the context of a carbon-constrained 21st century. Any investment in a carbon-fueled power plant soon would become a stranded capital asset. . . Here in the United States, the international airports serving San Francisco, Denver, Indianapolis, Tucson, Indianapolis, San Diego, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Chattanooga are all going with solar power. . . .
“First impressions matter. Our airport is the region’s gateway through which millions of people pass each year. A solar-powered airport would send a powerful message that Pittsburgh truly is a 21st-century city.”
FULL STORY published April 20, 2018 via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette