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 WVU Energy and Environmental Centers page 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.
WVU Faculty Partners
Faculty may work with the Energy Institute on large, team-oriented proposals in response to federal opportunities, or faculty may request support for small, exploratory research projects that offer promise of growing into work that can compete for national funding. A list of our faculty services can be found here. Faculty may contact Energy Institute staff in their area of interest.