West Virginia Department of Commerce Energy Summit 2012

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Energy Summit 2012

Governor Tomblin's Energy Summit
Energy experts gather annually to participate in the energy summit which is sponsored by the West Virginia Governor’s Office, the West Virginia Department of Commerce and the Southern States Energy Board. The 2012 summit was held at the Charleston Marriott Town Center Monday, December 10, 2012. 


Introduction of Keith Burdette,
Cabinet Secretary of West Virginia Department of Commerce

Jeff Herholdt
KEYNOTE: “The Importance of Energy to Manufacturing”
Steven B. Hedrick
State Energy Plan Recommendations
“Fossil Energy Opportunities for West Virginia"
Tom Witt, Former Director,
Bureau of Business and Economic Research, WVU
“Energy Opportunities: Renewables"
Cal Kent, Former Vice President,
Business and Economic Research, Marshall University
“Energy Opportunities: Solar, Wind, Energy Efficiency"
Christy Risch, Director of Research,
Center for Business and Economic Research, Marshall University

“Fiscal Impact of Energy Industries on the West Virginia Economy”
Mark Muchow, Deputy Secretary, Department of Tax and Revenue

“Energy and Natural Resource Litigation”
David M. Flannery, Jackson Kelly, PLLC

“Impacts of EPA Clean Air Regulations on Coal and Electricity”
Gene Trisko, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity

“Marcellus Development in West Virginia”
Scott Rotruck, Vice President, Corporate Development & Government Relations, Chesapeake Energy Corporation

“West Virginia Natural Gas Vehicles Task Force”
Chris Weikle, Office of Gov. Tomblin,
Deputy Director of Policy

“Energy Speaks”
Susan Lavenski, Just Beneath the Surface Alliance

“A Utility Perspective on Coal Utilization and West Virginia’s Electric Infrastructure”
Jim Haney, Vice President,
Compliance and Regulated Services, FirstEnergy

“Longview – An Advanced Supercritical Power Plant”
Charles Huguenard, Senior Vice President and GM,
Longview Power, LLC

“West Virginia Environmental Perspective”
Gary Thompson, Energy Education, WVU-Parkersburg

“Solar Energy Installations in West Virginia”
Mike McKechnie, Principal, Mountain View Solar

Steve Kominar, Executive Director,
Mingo County Re-Development Authority

“Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery”
Phil DiPietro, Office of Strategic Energy Analysis and Planning, NETL

2012 Energy Summit
2012 Energy Summit

West Virginia:
Partnerships for Energy Development
Agenda (PDF)

Speaker Bios

Photo Gallery

Energy Summit