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West Virginia State Energy Plan

West Virginia State Energy Plan

Submit public comments
Email address: energyplancomments@wv.gov

Read the legislation defining the West Virginia Energy Plan process.

Elements of the State Energy Plan
The State of West Virginia’s 2018-2022 State Energy Plan will provide analysis and make policy recommendations to guide the state in reliably meeting its future energy needs in a cost-effective and sustainable manner while fostering an innovative clean energy economy. The plan is updated every five years.

Meetings in Morgantown and Huntington will invite public comment on the State Energy Plan. The meetings will include discussion of increased energy efficiency, traditional fossil energy forms and renewable energy.

State Energy Plan research and recommendations

Fossil Fuel Opportunities for West Virginia - 2017 Update
Energy Efficiency Opportunities for West Virginia - 2017 Update
Renewable Energy Opportunities for West Virginia - 2017 Update

Energy stands as one of the strengths of West Virginia’s economy. The state is taking a lead in meeting the country’s energy needs through traditional resources and advanced technology. Plan recommendations will cover coal, natural gas and oil, electric power, energy efficiency, solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, biomass, landfill gas and poultry litter. The state is committed to achieving a comprehensive energy policy and plan that is technically feasible, environmentally responsible and financially sound for the benefit of all West Virginians.

Public Participation
Development of the State Energy Plan will be directed by the West Virginia Office of Energy. This website and two public meetings will invite public comment.

Schedule of meetings
2-4 p.m., Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Room 113
Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall
Marshall University
519 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25703

2-4 p.m., Thursday, September 28, 2017
Room 110
WVU's Erickson Alumni Center
1 Alumni Drive
Morgantown, WV

Transcripts and audio from speakers at public meetings

Public Comments
See Public Comments

Energy Plan News
News releases, legal advertisements, important announcements

See presentations from public meetings

Plan archives
2013-2017 State Energy Plan
2008-2012 State Energy Plan