10.27.2016 – Collaborating with a team from The City College of New York’s (CCNY) Grove School of Engineering as an industry advisor, DRPILLA principal, Dominick Pilla is engaged in a $72,000 PowerBridge NY grant. The research focuses on sustainability in engineering. The technology involves Fiberglass (FRP) wind turbines. The maximum service life of FRP wind blades is 20 years. FRP recycling is energy-intensive and expensive, which is discouraging to investors of wind energy industry. The City University of New York CCNY team is presenting a less energy-intensive recycling approach, where the recyclates can be incorporated in commercially used concrete, and potentially other construction materials.