Vandergrift, PA – From Steel Town to Green Town

Today I read about a new project from the Discovery Channel News that is taking this small steel town of Vandergrift, PA (North East of Pittsburgh) to a whole new level. The town has the opportunity to experiment with a new project using the nearby Kiski River. The plan is to use a special grid submerged in the river to generate electricity for the town. The project may be able to supply up to 40% of the town’s electricity. This type of project has less impact on the environment ecologically than a traditional water damn.

“Vandergrift is trying to be the model green town,” said Lisa Weiland, a scientist at the University of Pittsburgh who is involved in the project. – quoted from Discovery Channel News Article

Read more Here at GoodCleanTech

Leave a Reply