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City of Pittsburgh MOU News Center

NETL and its partners are continuously making progress towards building and restructuring the 9 energy districts of the City of Pittsburgh MOU, conducting extensive research for clean energy solutions, and providing support for other projects that utilize the clean, efficient use of fossil energy and advance Pittsburgh into being a “City of the Future”. As these updates are released to the public, the News Center will showcase the documents here for your convenience.

Click the following link to see where the electric vehicle charging stations are located throughout the City of Pittsburgh and surrounding communities: List of charging stations.

News Releases:

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy (FE) officials joined NETL representatives to tour the prototype 200kW Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) system in Pittsburgh’s central business district that is advancing technology to provide clean, high-efficiency power from fossil fuels on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
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Bo Riisgaard Pedersen, Special Advisor at Danish Energy Agency, presents at the Pittsburgh-Denmark Energy City Conference in March 2018
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Daniel Donovan, the Founder and President of NuPower LLC, presents at the Pittsburgh-Denmark Energy City Conference in March 2018


Upcoming Events

  • 9th Annual Pennsylvania Energy Efficiency Conference:
    The Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance and its partners will hold the 9th Annual Pennsylvania Energy Efficiency Conference on September 26-27, 2019 in Harrisburg, PA. The conference will bring together the energy efficiency industry’s most prominent players will convene for two days of valuable networking and dynamic discussions about developing policy, emerging technology trends, and the future of energy efficiency. State, regional and national experts will speak on a variety of energy efficiency technologies and topics. Registration is $150.00 (plus a $10.76 fee) for government employees. For more information, please visit

    Date: Thursday-Friday, September 26-27, 2019
    Locale: Harrisburg, PA (Hilton Harrisburg Hotel, 1 North 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101)

  • Transform Harness Innovate Navigate Collaborate (THINC30) Tank #3 on “Future Cities” in Pittsburgh:
    THINC30 is a summit on transforming, harnessing, innovating, navigating and collaborating for a purpose-driven, sustainable future by 2030. In Pittsburgh, Covestro LLC’s U.S. headquarters, the company’s signature social innovation initiative to drive community-wide sustainability is THINC30.Launched in 2017, THINC30 are annual summits that bring the 17 global United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to local Pittsburgh business, government, academic, and non-profit leaders – and engaged citizens – so they may use them to advance the region’s growth and prosperity in a responsible sustainable way. The third THINC30 Tank of 2019 will be on “Future Cities”, and will address factors that should be considered when building the sustainable city of tomorrow. This has a significant alignment with the NETL MOU with the City of Pittsburgh. For more information, please visit

    Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    Locale: Pittsburgh, PA (TBD, likely Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Avenue)