Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Pittsburgh's Growing Green Economy Catches World's Attention

Pittsburgh bets the “green sector” will resuscitate its economy in transition from old industrial structures. Local universities and nonprofit groups are engaged in creating jobs in energy-efficient building construction, high-performance metals, heating and cooling systems, biofuels, non-toxic cleaning products and waste disposal. The city boasts one of the country’s most innovative solar firms, Plextronics Inc.

Watch the excellent video about innovation in Pittsburgh at http://www.america.gov/local-government-labs.html

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