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Experts focus attention on future of W.Va.'s energy industries, how to develop workforce
Reported by: Associated Press
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 2:42 AM EDT
Energy research and how to take advantage of it are among the topics of discussion at a symposium now underway in Morgantown.
Panel discussions focus on what kind of research is already happening in areas such as geothermal energy, shale gas and biofuels, and on how to develop a new workforce for the energy industry.
Experts will also discuss the long-term outlook for coal.
Science director Jan Taylor of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission will lead the final panel discussion on what lies ahead for West Virginia's energy industry.