Great speakers at Monday, May 16 Hybrid Webinar: “Utility-Scale Solar — A Revolution in Progress.”

Large solar panel installations that can connect to the electric power grid are proliferating across America. Plans to site these “utility-scale solar” installations in Appalachia on previously mined lands have captured public attention. What does this revolution in clean energy technology mean for our society?  What can we expect as its revolutionary future unfolds?

To help answer these questions, on Monday, May 16, 2022 the West Virginia Center on Climate Change (“WV3C”) presented a free, live, audience-interactive, hybrid webinar program – in-person in Morgantown, WV and online via Zoom.

You can see a news story about the program at WV Center on Climate Change: The latest on solar |

The main speaker was David Feldman, Senior Financial Analyst at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (“NREL”). 

Serving as a panelist was Daniel Chiotos, Sales and Market Development Director at Mountain View Solar in Berkeley Springs, WV.

Also serving as a panelist was Betsy Arlen, Director of Development and Real Estate for Sun Tribe Development, a provider of large-scale renewable energy solutions.

The in-person venue was the West Virginia University Media Innovation Center in Morgantown. Thanks for their great hospitality!

A video recording will be available soon. Register here for free in-person and/or online attendance, or email

COMING UP: a July 27 online webinar: “’Blue is the New Green’ – Labor Unions Tackle the Climate Crisis.”

Scroll down for more information on the WV3C and our programs and people.  To see past WV3C webinar programs, go to the WV3C Youtube Channel.

For the latest on climate science and policy with a West Virginia focus, visit and follow WV3C at the West Virginia Center on Climate Change on Facebook.  Thanks for your climate concern!

Thanks to the Appalachian Stewardship Foundation and the Dunn Foundation for making these programs possible.