Pitt planning to buy all power generated from planned hydroelectric plant
“Expected to go online in 2022, the plant will supply about 50,000 megawatt hours of power per year, or roughly a quarter of the electricity on Pitt’s Oakland campus. Pitt called the move an investment in renewable energy that is clean, local and long-term.
“Pitt wants half of its power to be from renewable energy by 2030, said Greg Scott, Pitt’s senior vice chancellor for business and operations. ‘As a research institution and community partner, we are committed to leading by example with sustainable practices that will help future generations thrive in a world that is environmentally responsible, socially equitable and economically robust,’ he said in a statement.”
FULL STORY published November 29, 2018 via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette