Thrir mission is to highlight Pittsburgh as a chemical industry center and to provide a premier, one-day forum for idea sharing and for insight into current key issues affecting the chemical industry. Our focus is to deliver an exceptional value to sales, marketing, purchasing and other industry professionals. October 2, 2018 at Heinz Field. See Pitt Chem Day.
Natural Gas: America’s Pipeline to Power Generation and Emerging Opportunities… Get a front row seat at the leading conference on American shale energy, industries, and jobs. Network with the nation’s foremost leaders on shale development, power generation distribution, pipeline capital investment, energy driven manufacturing and alleviating energy poverty. Learn from innovative thought leaders during three days of pre-conference workshops, technical and public affairs sessions, national keynote addresses, and a dynamic exhibit hall integrated with general and breakout session programming including new networking lounges featuring the major shale players. See Shale Insight 2018
The promise of public-private partnerships (P3s) seems irresistible. The $4.5-trillion that the American Society of Civil Engineers says the U.S. must spend on at-risk infrastructure by 2025 is a backlog beyond the collective means of local, state and federal governments to fund and deliver. Read the ENR Commentary.
Tesla is Building a Powerful Battery System with a Capacity of Up to 1.1 GWh The Musk led company will provide power-packed battery system for proposed energy storage project in California. Elon Musk is not short of ambition, and for the past couple of months, he and his company Tesla have been working on a massive battery project that has the potential to make even the company’s 129 MWh project in Australia look small. Read the Interesting Engineering Article.
Commitment, Teamwork, and Perseverance Pay Off as Nuclear Unit Wins Plant of the Year The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 2 was the first new nuclear unit added to the U.S. fleet in more than 20 years. There were challenges along the way, but the colossal effort displayed by the dedicated construction, startup, and operations teams make it deserving of POWER’s highest honor. For decades, a single cooling tower released cloud-like condensate around-the-clock while Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 1 (WBN1) was online. Meanwhile, yards away, a second concrete giant sat idle against the scenic backdrop of[...]