Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- July 03, 2014

Global Solar Expansion: Mega Solar PV Manufacturing Plants (Reportedly) in the Works from East to West

Whether it is in reaction to international trade conflicts, booming local demand for solar, or the firm belief that solar PV will soon be a dominant player in the energy market, recent...

- June 23, 2014

Storm Clouds Gathering Over the US Solar Industry

According to Tony Clifford, CEO of Standard Solar and a keynote speaker during PVAmerica 2014, which opened in Boston on Monday, solar PV could see some difficult times in the near...

- June 17, 2014

Utility Profits Linked to Gender Diversity

If utilities want to succeed during these transformative times, they will need to promote more women to board positions. That is the message offered in new report released last week...

- June 04, 2014

More Tariffs for Chinese Solar Panel Manufacturers

Yesterday the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it would impose preliminary countervailing duties (CVD) on Chinese-manufactured solar modules in an effort to close the loophole...

- May 06, 2014

Winds Steady but Calm for Windpower 2014

The U.S. wind industry has its work cut out for it. That was the message put forth today at the start of Windpower 2014, an annual event taking place in Las Vegas this week. Tom Kiernan,...

- April 28, 2014

Nice Grid Offers a Glimpse into the Future for Solar PV Plus Energy Storage

On a sunny winter day in Nice, France, 40 journalists from all over the world boarded busses to tour what serves as one possible example of a future networked electricity grid. Alstom...

- April 10, 2014

GWEC: Global Installed Wind Power Capacity Will (Almost) Double in Five Years

Led by Asia and other developing regions, the global wind market will grow at an annual cumulative capacity rate of more than 10 percent over the next five years, according to the Global...

- March 31, 2014

Solar Decathlon Houses Make Up a Solar Village to Test Microgrid Technology

In yet one more example of the rising interest in how microgrids that incorporate renewable energy and energy storage will change the energy landscape, Missouri University of Science...

- March 26, 2014

Renewable Energy Trends Illuminated in Clean Edge’s Market Report

The clean energy industry’s performance over the past year can be seen as a classic good news-bad news situation, according to the experts at Clean Energy, a research and advisory firm...

- March 19, 2014

Spurred by Japan, Steady Growth Predicted for Energy Storage Market

On March 17, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced that it would begin accepting applications for a generous subsidy that it is awarding to consumers...

Jennifer Runyon

Jennifer Runyon

Jennifer Runyon is chief editor of RenewableEnergyWorld.com and Renewable Energy World magazine, coordinating, writing and/or editing columns, features, news stories and blogs for the publications. She also serves as conference chair of...

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