Tuesday, April 8, 2008

News of the 1st Annual Energy Technology Summit Success

The Bristol Herald Courier's Debra McCown today reported on the new General Motors Chevrolet hydrogen-powered car on display at the Energy Technology Summit. The newspaper also provides an overview of the content of the summit with focus on keynote speaker Tom Farrell, II, CEO of Dominion Resources.

Likewise, The Coalfield Progress [subscription required] today reported on the Energy Technology Summit by noting that coal is vital to the nation's energy future. The Progress reporter Keith Strange also did a story on the business announcement made by Wise County Administrator 'Skip' Skinner at the summit relating to the Appalachia America Energy Research Center and its potential first tenant - NanoChemonics Corp. of Pulaski.

Meanwhile, State Senator Chapman 'Chap' J. Petersen blogged about his experience at the Southwestern Virginia Technology Council's Energy Technology Summit. The Senator spoke of his state legislation at the 2008 General Assembly session involving energy and alternative energy workforce development.

The organizers of the summit deeply appreciate the time, effort, and yes, the energy each presentor, Tech Council member-sponsor, and the news media put into making the event a complete success. Later this week, YouTube video of each presentation along with the Power Points should be displayed on this BLOG.

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