NAFTC exhibiting and offering free trainings at NACE Automechanika July 27-29

Morgantown, W.Va. -- Representatives from the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium will be at NACE Automechanika Chicago July 26-29 to showcase NAFTC products and services, including the Hybrid Electric Vehicle Training Educator – which was recently converted to run on propane autogas in addition to electricity and gasoline.

Al so, the NAFTC will hold training classes on the importance of AFV safety training, propane autogas vehicles, and electric drive vehicles during the event.

Become a sponsor or exhibitor at the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference

Morgantown, W.Va. – Sponsor and exhibitor registration is now open for the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference. Join us October 12th and13th at the National Conservation Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia for this excellent educational and networking opportunity.

Four levels of sponsorship are offered: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. Each level varies slightly, but they all include free registration(s) to all conference activities and meals, recognition in marketing materials and event signage, and an exhibit space. In addition to the sponsor options, businesses and organizations may set up a paid exhibit during the Conference.

Chat with Dan Carder about the Volkswagen emissions scandal and why research matters – May 3

Morgantown, W.Va. – Faculty, staff and students are invited to an informal conversation with Dan Carder, director of the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions, on lessons learned from the Volkswagen emissions scandal and the importance of research. Come hear about how WVU research made front-page news around the world.

The discussion will be held May 3 at 1 p.m. in Room 125 in the Advanced Engineering Research Building across from the Evansdale Library. Refreshments will be served.

Alternative fuel vehicles coming to Evansdale on Wednesday, May 3

Morgantown, W.Va. – With the spring semester ending and summer jobs on the horizon, some students and parents will be looking to buy new and used vehicles.  To remind people to think clean cars, the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium will be parking four alternative fuel vehicles near the Evansdale Library on May 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The NAFTC invites students, faculty and staff to take a break from finals and checkout these alternative fuel vehicles.  A Toyota Prius plug-in, a Nissan Leaf, and a Chevy Volt will be featured.  For techies and mechanically minded students, there will also be a Toyota Prius with a cutaway body that allows students to see various hybrid components.  Using an IPad student can scan QR codes that give information on each part. NAFTC staff will answer questions about advanced technology vehicles.

Latest issue of Blight Beat highlights W.Va. dilapidated buildings and redevelopment news

Morgantown, W.Va. – West Virginia Blight Beat is a monthly collection of stories, resources, and event addressing issues of abandoned and dilapidated buildings in West Virginia.

In this issue:

The newsletter is published by West Virginia BAD (Brownfield, Abandoned, Dilapidated) Buildings. Visit the BAD website to join the Blight Beat mailing list and to access funding resources, stories, and information on dilapidated building issues.