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Suncrest Building that houses the Energy Institute and the US China Clean Energy Research Center

We are located in the Suncrest Center Building, between Applesbees and Starbucks on Van Voorhis Rd., Morgantown, W.Va.

The US-China Energy Center is a program of the Energy Institute at West Virginia University.  Our address is:

Energy Institute
Ste. 310, Suncrest Center
1085 Van Voorhis Rd.
Morgantown, WV 26505   

If you need help, call:   (304) 293-6631

Driving Directions

From the North: (Pittsburgh)  or South (Charleston) follow I-79 to exit 155 (West Virginia University exit).

Turn East toward Morgantown. (1.7 mi)

Turn right onto Jerry West Blvd (US-19) (1.5 mi). (There will be a Sheets on your right.)  Move into left lane. Go straight through the next light (CVS is on your right/ another Sheets is on your left) and remain in the left lane.

At the next light, (WVU Coliseum will be on your right) turn left onto Patterson Dr. (WV-705) (0.7) and remain in the left thru-lane. Go thru light at Taco Bell.  Go straight through the next light (intersection of Patteson and University) and remain in the left thru-lane. Go through 1 more light at the curve.

Approaching the next light, move into the left turning lane at Applebees.  Turn into drive and make an immediate right into the parking lot of the Suncrest Center.  

If you go past Health South on your right, you've gone too far.

From the East: Take I-68  to exit 7 (Airport/WV 705/Pierpont Rd.)

Turn right onto Cheat Road. Follow signs for 705-west.   Go through light at GlenMark Center and continue down the hill, staying in left hand lane. 

At bottom of hill bear left to follow US-119 S/Mileground Rd.  Follow signs for 705-west.  You will come to a commercial area.  

After you pass John Howard Motors, you will come to a roundabout.  Take the 2nd exit from roundabout to continue on 705-west.

Continue on to Chestnut Ridge Rd/705-west.  Go through 3 lights. (WV-705) 0.6 mi  

Move into middle late and at 4th light (BB&T Bank will be on your right), turn left onto Van Voorhis Rd, and stay in right hand lane (705). 0.2 mi 

At next light (after Starbucks) turn right into drive and make an immediate right into the Suncrest Center parking lot.  

If you pass Applebees on your right, you've gone too far.

Parking at Suncrest Center 

Park in spaces around the professional building. Two-hour limit.  No permit necessary.