FMS- UPDATE – CIC Short Power Outage 6/16

UPDATE – Emergency repairs will be made to the CIC switchgear on Wednesday, 6/16, from 7PM-9PM.  The building will see a partial loss of power in the form of a few short outages while the repairs are being made.



From: FMS Announce
Sent: Friday, June 11, 2021 9:28 AM
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Subject: UPDATE – Main Campus and CIC Electricity Transfer 6/9


UPDATE – A faulty piece of electrical equipment was found on the main electrical service for CIC.  Once replacement parts have been found, CIC will experience a series of momentary power blips.  A notice will be sent out prior to this work being performed.



Facilities, Infrastructure and Risk Management (FIRM)

Facilities Management & Campus Services


TO:  Shutdown Group, Facility Coordinator, CIC, Mellon Institute

FROM:  Service Response Center

DATE:  June 8, 2021

SUBJECT: Main Campus and CIC Electricity Transfer 6/9


Duquesne Light will need to remove a feeder from campus and the Robert Mehrabian Collaborative Innovation Center (CIC) Building starting tomorrow, 6/9, due to continued work on their substation. 


Campus and Mellon Institute will be removed at 6AM tomorrow, 6/9, and will be restored at 6AM on 6/11.  The campus and Mellon Institute will not experience any disruption to power during these times. 


CIC will be removed at 7PM tomorrow evening, 6/9, and will be restored at 7PM on 6/10.  The CIC Building will experience a short loss of power when the feeder is taken out of service and also when it is placed back in service. 


Please contact Bob Penn, FMS Metering and Automation Systems Engineer, at 412-251-2658 or for any questions or concerns regarding this shutdown.            



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