Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- July 21, 2014

The Big Question: What is Your Prediction for the North American Wind Power Market Post 2015?

Today wind project development in the U.S. is at an all-time high. The production tax credit (PTC) language was changed at the close of 2012 to allow projects to take advantage of the...

- July 15, 2014

WTO Tells US To Reconsider Solar Panel Tariffs

Yesterday the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced its findings in the dispute between China and the United States over countervailing measures imposed on various Chinese-made goods...

- July 10, 2014

Huge North Carolina Solar Project Could “Move the Needle” for Solar’s Possibilities

Coming on the heels of Apple’s announced 17.5-MW solar project in Maiden, North Carolina, spokespeople for an innovative renewable energy project involving two universities, a hospital...

- 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...

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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