Fifth Season celebrates full activation of on-site microgrid at its Braddock indoor farming facility

Fifth Season, a Pittsburgh-based vertical farming startup, celebrated the full activation of its on-site microgrid at its indoor farming location in Braddock on Wednesday.

Hundreds of solar panels scattered across the building’s roof and a nearby natural gas generator are now capable of supplying 1,360 kilowatts of electricity at peak usage, which will be funneled into a 250-kilowatt battery that has the potential to keep the facility running for up to three full days in the event of a total blackout…


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