This 2016 study commissioned by ARC provides an overview of the coal industry ecosystem including production, power generation, and supply chain linkages, and presents the most current data and trends on coal-related industrie…
This study describes the benefits of capturing energy efficiency in public infrastructure, identifies best practices in energy conservation being implemented by communities in or near the Appalachian Region, and documents costs and financial returns.
This study uses national data to project future supply and demand for occupations associated with the energy industry in Appalachia, and the number of people enrolled in and graduating from programs in the Region’s institutions of higher education.
This report presents results from a study of the status of the solar- and wind-energy industries in the Appalachian Region and the challenges firms and state governments face in preparing for and competing in these rapidly emerging industries.
This report analyzes the distribution of renewable energy resources across the Region, and the variety of programs and policies in each state and how these policies might maximize the use of the most abundant resources.
This report details how national and state level energy policies have focused on ensuring energy reliability and affordability, and advancing energy independence by reducing dependence on foreign energy sources.