Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category
An article and video published in CGTN America highlights how city infrastructure is being threatened today by our changing climate. Eve Pytel, Director at Delta Institute, is quoted sharing how our urban infrastructure is compromised and that we need to solve the escalating problem for the long term. Watch the video here.
Delta Institute’s Coal Plant Redevelopment Roadmap was included in Politico’s Morning Energy newsletter. The roadmap provides insight into the coal community transition process and includes modules that show economic and environmental impacts. It also provides information on engagement strategies.
An article and audio piece published in West Virginia Public Broadcasting shares details on our newest tool, Coal Plant Redevelopment Roadmap. Communities specialist at Delta Institute, Emily Rhodes, explains that the roadmap seeks to assist coal plant communities where they need help the most. The roadmap outlines the benefits of early planning when possible, where to start that planning process, what questions to…More
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
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
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