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Pittsburgh, PA (2013)

The Energy Innovation Center

The Energy Innovation Center is a renovation of approximately 160,000 sq.ft. of space at the former Connelley Trade School for reuse as an Innovation Center for energy efficiency, alternative energy and energy production.

Investment

  • NMTC Amount: $26,024,000
  • Total Project Cost: $47,164,916

IMPACT

  • 285 FTE jobs
  • 227 construction jobs
  • Rehabilitation of a vacant or under-utilized historic structure.
  • 160,000 sq. ft. of real estate

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Project Description

The Energy Innovation Center is a renovation of approximately 160,000 sq. Ft. of space at the former Connelley Trade School for reuse as an Innovation Center for energy efficiency, alternative energy and energy production. The first phase is 80,000 sq. ft.. The EIC co-locates collaborative university-industry partners, technology demonstration projects, an early stage business incubator, and targeted workforce training and placement programs. Corporate partners will demonstrate new products and deploy advanced energy management systems. Designed and equipped by corporate partners, the 6.5 acre urban campus will promote energy-sector research and innovation and create direct bridges to new jobs, entrepreneurship and the revitalization of a distressed neighborhood.

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Address: 1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Census Tract: 42003030500

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