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Dr. Greg Reed discusses the future of solar energy on "Our Region's Business"

PITTSBURGH (December 15, 2011) ... Solar and other alternative energy sources represent enormous potential for our regional economy, but present challenges as well. Dr. Gregory Reed of the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh delves into some of these challenges, such as integrating these new energy sources into the grid, on Our Region's Business which aired December 4, 2011.

Our Region's Business , hosted by Bill Flanagan , is a Sunday-morning business affairs program co-produced by the Allegheny Conference and Cox Broadcasting that aims to play a positive role in the Pittsburgh region by providing business news, information and commentary in a lively and entertaining format. Our Region's Business airs on Sundays at 11 a.m. on WPXI-TV and is rebroadcast on PCNC-TV at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. that day, and 3:30 p.m. on the subsequent Monday. The program also appears on WJAC-TV (Johnstown - Altoona) at 6 a.m. and WTOV-TV (Wheeling - Steubenville) at 6:30 a.m. For more information about Our Region's Business , contact Associate Producer Ben Kamber at 412.281.4783 x4535.


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