West Virginia

SEP Funds Used to Train Student Engineers to Provide No-Cost Technical Assistance to Private-Sector Clients

Number of engineering students trained
Number of public and private sector clients assisted

$18 million
In energy cost savings identified

16.3 Million kWh
In energy savings identified


In West Virginia, the State Energy Office, through partnership with three programs in WVU”s College of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, provides several no-cost energy efficiency training, services and technical assistance options to businesses, municipalities, schools and nonprofits throughout the state using senior and graduate-level engineering students.  Since 2010 this partnership has provided:

• Training to over 500 engineering students
• Technical assistance to 300 public and private sector clients
• 16.3 Million KWh and $18 Million in Identified Potential Energy Savings

Contact Information for the West Virginia Energy Office