Installing Solar Panels

With airports being among the largest sources of emissions, CEA Mid-Atlantic Executive Director Mike Butler examines how the Pittsburgh International Airport is utilizing natural gas, solar, and microgrid technology to reduce emissions in Allegheny County.

Just as inventive, the authority executed a novel plan to drill natural gas wells on the airport campus that could eventually supply airplane fuel and other uses while raising money for the airport’s renovation. It also pairs that natural gas with solar in a first-of-its-kind airport microgrid, which uses solar when the weather conditions are right, and falls back on natural gas when needed.

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