Industry may work with the Energy Institute through collaborations on a variety of research and education programs. Examples include the Center for Innovation in Gas Research and Utilization, West Virginia Water Research Institute, U.S.- China Energy Center, Appalachian Oil and Natural Gas Research Consortium and the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium. Go to our Programs tab (above) for a full list.
Typically participation is through the coordination of research in response to federal funding agency opportunities. The Energy Institute may work as a prime contractor or as a subcontractor on federally funded research. The institute may also conduct specific research on behalf of an industry sponsor. Industry representatives may contact Energy Institute staff in their area of interest.