News and Events


The Development & Operation of the Energy Innovation Center Wind Turbine

What started as a Design Challenge Program for 30 students from three participating High Schools  (Schools (Parkway West Career Technology Center, Carlynton and South Fayette) ended with the installation of a WindStax Wind Turbine. The Design Challenge Program is a career exploration initiative wherein students are presented with a consulting assignment (prepared in “Request For […]

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Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The Energy Innovation Center (EIC) is pleased to announce the addition of two new SemaConnect Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations. These stations can charge all electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles and are safe, reliable and easy to use. As a LEED Platinum building, the EIC continues to add clean and sustainable energy, power generation and […]

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Energy Innovation Center Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

PITTSBURGH — A remarkable example of building reuse and historic restoration, a Pittsburgh state-of-the-art green building has successfully met the goal of achieving a high level LEED Platinum certification. The 200,000 square-foot Energy Innovation Center (EIC), which hosts trade apprenticeship programs, energy-related technology labs for five universities, co-working facilities, and other production, design, and workspaces […]

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EIC Newsletter Volume 2 No1

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Three Rivers WIB awarded $400K Strategic Innovation Grant in collaboration with UPMC and the Energy Innovation Center

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry awarded 14 groups $4 million in Strategic Innovation Grants to support the commonwealth’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Combined State Plan. The grants support Governor Wolf’s vision of “jobs that pay, schools that teach, and government that works” by encouraging creativity and innovation in workforce development depicted […]

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United Rentals and the EIC Take a Progressive Approach to Safety Training for the Oil and Gas Industry

The modern recipe for vocational training begins with partnerships between industry, education and workforce development. The secret ingredient is the application of emerging technologies to move away from “one size fits all” and address specific training and safety goals. This is exactly what’s happening at the Energy Innovation Center (EIC) in Pittsburgh, Pa. As part […]


Inaugural STEAM-abration Event

A day long, free community event celebrating all things STEAM! An event where families and children of all ages can experience Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Visit exhibits by: When:  Saturday August 20th, 2016 Time: 10:00am – 6:00pm Location: Energy Innovation Center Main Lot 1435 Bedford Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Telephone: 412.482.3340 Email: REGISTER FOR FREE […]

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EIC Happenings July 2016

In this Newsletter:  The EIC hosted the US African American Chamber of Commerce, the EIC graduated its first Building Trades Training Class (details inside), the EIC hosted the Canadian US Consulate, and so much more!…

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The mission of the Energy Innovation Center is to contribute to socially responsible workforce development, foster energy and sustainable technology advancement, and assist in job creation through a commitment to diversity, innovation and comprehensive education.

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