Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- October 08, 2013

Solar PV Module Quality Concerns Still Exist for Developing World

For the global solar photovoltaic industry, it is not a question of whether poor-quality or lesser-quality PV modules are making their way into the marketplace. They are. The more relevant...

- September 19, 2013

Servicing the Wind Energy Sector is Big Business for Siemens

By all accounts Tim Holt’s business is booming. Holt, who is the CEO, Service Renewables, in the Energy Service Division of Siemens Energy said that even when wind turbine sales are...

- September 05, 2013

UPDATE: CPV Pioneer SolFocus Up for Sale

Industry media is reporting that SolFocus has officially closed its doors. SolFocus representatives could not immediately be reached for comment. Renewable Energy World will continue...

- July 25, 2013

CSP Key Players Focus on the Desert

By the end of 2013, the largest solar power plants in the world will be generating power from the sun and they won't be using photovoltaic (PV) technology. Brightsource's 277-MW Ivanpah...

- July 16, 2013

CPV Solar Manufacturer Soitec Sets Its Sights on 50% Efficiency

Concentrating solar photovoltaic (CPV) technology focuses the sun on a tiny photovoltaic cell in order to create solar power. In areas of high DNI (direct normal irradiance) the technology...

- July 11, 2013

Energy Storage Opportunities Opening Up in US and Europe

According to Marcus Elsässer and other executives at Intersolar North America 2013, Energy Storage + PV is the next big thing and we should all prepare ourselves to see more of it....

- July 05, 2013

Could Utility-Scale Solar Financing with Bonds Be the New Normal?

In late April, concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) manufacturer and solar project developer Soitec announced that it had finalised a bond that will be used to finance a portion of its 44...

- June 28, 2013

Nordex Announces Closure of US Wind Power Manufacturing Plant

Nordex SE, a German wind energy company that opened a U.S. manufacturing plant in Jonesboro, Arkansas to great fanfare in 2009, today announced the closure of the plant. The company...

- June 24, 2013

From Debt Equity to Tax Equity: How To Entice New U.S. Solar Investors

At this year's PV America conference, Jennifer Runyon spoke with Conor McKenna from Reznick Capital Market Securities, Tim Short, Capital Dynamics and Laura Jones of Hunton and Williams....

- May 10, 2013

Connecticut Seeks to Literally Water Down its RPS, Could it Happen in Your Region?

Since I live in New Hampshire and write about the global renewable energy industry, once in a while small local news that might appear to be of minor importance to my neighbors leaps...

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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