National Energy Technology Laboratory http://wesa.fm en Pittsburgh Innovations in Energy http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-innovations-energy <p>When it comes to Pittsburgh’s growing energy landscape, innovation does not usually come to mind right away. But the region has been at the forefront of important energy innovations at the private, federal, and university level for more than 100 years.</p><p>Two events in the coming weeks aim to bring these worlds together, the <a href="http://www.enterpriseforumpittsburgh.com/energy-event/">Enterprise Forum Pittsburgh</a> and the 3rd annual <a href="http://www.cvent.com/events/3rd-annual-energy-innovation-conference/event-summary-deed848257a24c3e83cc63f6516159ef.aspx">Energy and Innovation Conference</a>. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 20:01:05 +0000 hmcclain 16117 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Innovations in Energy Sen. Casey: More Money for Energy Research Needed http://wesa.fm/post/sen-casey-more-money-energy-research-needed <p>Funding for the National Energy Technology Laboratory is set to be cut by 20 percent in the upcoming federal budget, and that has U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania upset.&nbsp;</p><p>The Democrat has sent a letter to House and Senate leaders calling for the restoration of more than $80 million in the NETL budget.&nbsp;</p><p>Casey said the funding is important to not only the region’s economy, but also the future of the nation's energy supply.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:21:07 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 15221 at http://wesa.fm