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New Energy, New Jobs, New Opportunities for Appalachia Conference

October 2009


The ARC New Energy conference was held October 26–28, 2009, in Athens, Ohio. Following are materials from the conference.

Conference Program 
PDF format (715 KB)

Conference Presentations

The following presentations are posted with the permission of conference speakers. This is not a comprehensive list of all the presentations given at the conference.

  • Energy-Efficient Infrastructure: Buildings—Bibb County School District—Brenda Stokes, Director of Construction, Bibb County Schools, Georgia
    PDF format (3.7 MB)

  • Growing Green Enterprises—Marten R. Jenkins, President and CEO, Natural Capital Investment Fund, West Virginia
    PDF format (800 KB)

  • KHIC Energy Business Bootcamp Program—Bob Wilson, 2009 Director, Energy Business Bootcamp, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation
    PDF format (250 KB)

  • New-Energy Education and Training Programs—Allan M. Gentry, Chair, Technology Department, Cleveland State Community College, Tennessee
    PDF format (890 KB)

  • Energy Education and Training Programs at Frostburg State University—Hilkat Soysal, Instructor/Oguz A. Soysal, Professor, Department of Physics and Engineering, Frostburg State University, Maryland
    PDF format (890 KB)

  • PACE Energy: Financing the Athens Solar Initiative—Elahu Gosney, Council Member, Athens City Council, Ohio
    PDF format (1.1 MB)

  • Funding Programs for Rural Business and Agricultural Producers—Randy Monhemius, Business Program Specialist, USDA Rural Development, Ohio
    PDF format (1.1 MB)

  • Growing Jobs by Going Green—Byron Zuidema, Regional Administrator, Region V Office, DOL Employment and Training Administration, Illinois
    PDF format (740 KB)

  • Feasibility Study for Wind Energy Development in Appalachian Ohio—Carole Womeldorf, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Russ College of Engineering and Technology, Ohio University
    PDF format (1.3 MB)

  • A New Model of Commercializing Innovation—Melinda Richter, Executive Director, Environmental Business Cluster, California
    PDF format (2 MB)