West Virginia Department of Commerce Energy Summit 2014

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Energy Summit 2014

Energy Summit 2014
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 2014 summit was held at the Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV October 23-24, 2014. 


Clean Power Plan Rule – Impacts
Dan Byers, Director for Policy, Institute for 21st Century Energy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Shale Gas: Now and in the Future for West Virginia
Corky DeMarco, Executive Director, West Virginia Oil and Gas Association

Status of Coal Industry in West Virginia
Bill Raney, President, West Virginia Coal Association

Marketing of Post-Mined Lands
Frank Betz, Executive Director/CEO, Rahall Transportation Institute

Electricity Distribution in Northern West Virginia
Holly Kauffman, President, WV Operations, FirstEnergy

Cove Point LNG Export Project Update
Bruce McKay, Managing Director, Federal Affairs, Dominion

The West Virginia Energy Flow Chart
Christine Risch, Director of Resource and Energy Economics,
Center for Business and Economic Research, Marshall University

AES Warrior Run… CFB Coal Technology
Peter Bajc, Plant Manager, AES Warrior Run

Benefits of Alternative Energy (Solar)
Michael Smith, business development specialist

Appalachian Petroleum Technology Training Center
Paul Schreffler, Vice President, Pierpont Community and Technical College
Mike Koon, Vice President, West Virginia Northern Community and Technical College

The ARCEE Project: Re-Imagining Residential Home Building in West Virginia for the 21st Century
Sheila Coleman-Castells, Senior Consultant and Project Manager
Christopher Ilardi, Project Director
Appalachian Residential Consortium for Energy Efficiency (ARCEE)
West Virginia Home Builders Association Charitable Fund

WV Division of Energy Clean State 20-year Anniversary Celebration
Kelly Bragg, Co-Coordinator, WV Division of Energy Clean State Program

Natural Gas Vehicles: Making it Happen in WV – Past, Present, and Future
Bill Davis, Director, National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (MC)
Corky DeMarco, Executive Director, West Virginia Oil and Gas Association
T.J. Meadows, CNG Business Development Manager, IGS/CNG
Bret Chandler, Managing Director, Propane Fuel Technologies
Rick Blankenship, Health and Safety Manager, Antero Resources
Kelly Bragg, Co-Coordinator, WV Division of Energy Clean State Program

National AFV Day Odyssey Presentation - Video Presentation (click here to play)
Judy Moore, Assistant Director – Communications and Outreach, NAFTC

Norm Weaver and Natural Gas Racing Association

100 Years of Mining Extension
Jim Dean, Director of Mining and Industrial Extension
Statler College of Mining, WVU

Moundsville Power, LLC
Andrew Dorn Jr., Member; Drew Dorn, Member, Moundsville Power, LLC

Promoting TransTech Start-Ups
Caulton L. Irwin (Carl), Division Director, TransTech/IOF-WV
WVU National Research Center for Coal and Energy

Industrial Energy Efficiency Activities in West Virginia
Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, Professor and Director, Industrial Assessment Center
West Virginia University

Leer Mine: A State of the Art Met Mine in Northern Appalachia
Russ Lorince, Vice President, External Affairs, Arch Coal

Small-scale Solar and Wind in the Mountain State
Matt Sherald, Owner, PIMBY Energy LLC

Natural Resource and Energy Overlaps
Thomas Minney, Director, Central Appalachians Program, The Nature Conservancy

E3 services
Jerry Biser, Director, West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership
WVU Industrial Extension

Overview of Coal Conversion by Fischer Tropsch Technology to Liquid Fuels Production
Dr. Burtron H. Davis, Associate Director, Center for Applied Energy Research
University of Kentucky

CO2 Strategy for Coal-to-Liquids
Uschi Graham, Principal Research Scientist, Center for Applied Energy Research
University of Kentucky

2014 Energy Summit

2014 Energy Summit

West Virginia:
Committed to a Sound Energy Future
Agenda (PDF)