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Energy Summit 2013

2013 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 2013 summit was held at the Charleston Marriott Town Center Tuesday, December 17, 2013. 


“Meeting the Climate Challenge”
Deck Slone, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Public Policy, Arch Coal

“Coal & Water – The Cost to Comply”
Gene Kitts, Senior Vice President, Environmental Affairs,
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.

“West Virginia Coal 2013”
Bill Raney, President, West Virginia Coal Association

“West Virginia Natural Gas: What a Difference 10 Years Makes”
Charlie Burd, President,
Independent Oil and Gas Association (IOGA) West Virginia

“Our New Natural Gas Infrastructure”
Corky DeMarco, Executive Director, West Virginia Oil and Gas Association

“Propane Vehicles and Fueling Stations in West Virginia”
Bret Chandler, Vice President, Triana Energy

“The I-79 CNG Corridor and Beyond”
T J Meadows, State Manager, IGS Energy

“Advanced Coal-Based Technologies for Power Generation”
Briggs White, Project Manager, Advanced Energy Systems Division,
National Energy Technology Laboratory

“Marathon Petroleum in West Virginia”
David R. Heppner, Director - Wholesale Marketing,
Marathon Petroleum Company LP

“Appalachian Power’s Generation Strategy”
Charles Patton, President and Chief Operating Officer,
Appalachian Power

“Energy Economics and the Transgas Investment”
Randy Harris, Technical Director, TransGas

“West Virginia Wood Pellets”
Jennifer Hedrick, Executive Director, Pellet Fuels Institute

“Energy Efficiency in New Building Construction”
Chris Ilardi, Manager, Allegheny Development

“Why Diversifying Our Energy Mix is Critical—and Not Optional”
Jeremy Richardson, Senior Energy Analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists

“ESCO Services”
Joe Price, Account Executive, Johnson Controls, Inc.
John Sirc, Solutions Operations Manager, Johnson Controls, Inc.
Ron Cantley, Director of Operations, Fayette County Schools

“Selling Energy Efficiency”
Cullen Naumoff, Project Manager, Charleston Area Alliance

2013 Energy Summit
2013 Energy Summit

West Virginia:
Meeting America's Energy Challenges
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