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Prof leads wind energy group

Pat Mann

Dr. Patrick Mann, professor emeritus of economics in the West Virginia University College of Business and economics, is coordinator of the annual West Virginia Wind Working Group, which meets at Canaan Valley Resort and Conference Center on Oct. 19.

The group comprises wind energy developers, electric utility officials, economic development representatives, environmental and utility regulators, land owners, and other wind energy stakeholders. 

At the meeting, sponsored by the College of Business and Economics, participants will explore topics ranging from financing wind energy to the latest research and training of wind-energy technicians. Mann joined the College in 1967 and retired in 2005.