Navy Yard Blog

Energy

May 13, 2013

GridSTAR Net Zero Energy Demonstration Project Underway

A powerful collaboration of researchers, manufacturers and economic development officials are embarking on a groundbreaking demonstration project for smart-grid, net zero energy buildings called the GridSTAR Center — a Smart Energy Campus initiative at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. Spearheaded by Penn State with support from the U.S. Department of Energy, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and

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Development Updates

May 2, 2013

Groundbreaking for the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub (EEB Hub) took place on April 24th to celebrate the development of two new buildings at The Navy Yard. With support from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Penn State University is developing two buildings to advance the EEB Hub’s unique dual

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Community

April 30, 2013

Celebrating Earth Day with a Bike Tour of The Navy Yard

From a commitment to encourage green building construction and innovative management practices, to our focus on the Smart Energy Campus and building a national center for energy research, education, and commercialization, The Navy Yard is at the leading edge of sustainability, and brings Philadelphia closer to Mayor Michael Nutter’s goal of becoming America’s greenest city.

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