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What's going on at Delta
and who's helping make it happen

Coal Plant Redevelopment in Pittsburgh

04.23.18 | In the News

An article published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette discusses the potential redevelopment of Mitchell Power Station, a closed coal plant 18 miles south of Pittsburgh that has not produced electricity since 2013. A Delta Institute document from 2014 titled “Transforming Coal Plants into Productive Community Assets” is linked in the document.  The piece shares that Delta reviewed 25 redevelopment projects at closed…More


Lumin Recognized with Illinois Green’s Emerald Award for Green Innovation

04.20.18 | In the News

We are proud to announce that Lumin, a free mobile notification service for utility customers, will be recognized with Illinois Green’s Emerald Award for Green Innovation at their annual Limelight Reception on May 15. Lumin was created to understand the barriers preventing low-income energy users from taking advantage of existing energy efficiency programs offering free funding. Lumin works to remove those…More


Former Stocking Factory Site Reenvisioned

04.17.18 | In the News

An article published in the Post-Tribune reports on a recent resident meeting in Gary, Indiana to design a 3-acre plot of land. The site was formerly a stocking factory, Bear Brand Hosiery Co., and has the potential to feature public art and attractive landscaping. With support from the U.S. Forest Service Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Legacy Foundation, Delta…More


Ten New Members Join Delta Institute’s Associate Board for Another Impactful Year

04.17.18 | Announcements

Guest post by Hannah Slodounik On behalf of the Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs), we are ecstatic to welcome 10 new DELs to our already energetic and robust associate board! We are now a passionate team of 20. This year’s application process was more competitive than ever before. And it served as a reminder that a growing amount of people are…More


Driven Doer: Tim Brown

04.10.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Tim Brown, co-founder of Delta Institute and President of Tradewater, a company that creates, develops, and implements high value projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. What do you do?…More