West Virginia Executive publishes NRCCE energy articles

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April 6, 2006 by NRCCE News

Morgantown, W.Va. — The Spring 2006 Special Energy edition of the West Virginia Executive, published by COMAR, Inc., includes three articles about energy programs at West Virginia University’s National Research Center for Coal and Energy.

Carl Irwin, director of the Industries of the Future–West Virginia program, writes about energy efficiency in industries that consume large amounts of energy in ” The Industries of the Future.” [.pdf 160KB]

Al Ebron, director of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium, writes about options other than gasoline for transportation in “The Hydrogen Fix.” [.pdf 411KB]

Trina Wafle, deputy director for the NRCCE, writes about the complexities of electricity transmission and research being done by WVU’s Advanced Power and Electricity Research Center in “Unsung Heroes of Modern Life.” [.pdf 591KB]

Other contributing writers to the magazine’s Special Energy Issue include Charles E. Bayless, president of WVU Tech, James E. Hansen, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies The Earth Institute at Columbia University, Calvin Kent, vice president of the Center for Business and Economic Research at Marshall University, and Tony Szwilski, director of the Center for Environmental, Geotechnical, and Applied Sciences at Marshall University among other academic and industry leaders.