Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- April 18, 2013

The US Solar Industry Puts People to Work in All 50 States

According to The Solar Foundation's (TSF) recently released interactive map, California has more solar workers than actors; more Texans work in solar than ranching; and the U.S. solar...

- April 16, 2013

Utilities Across the US Embracing Solar Energy

For the sixth year in a row, the U.S. Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) has ranked utilities across the nation in terms of how much solar energy they have incorporated into their...

- April 08, 2013

Vestas Wind Systems Showing Signs of a Strong Recovery

For the past two years, Vestas Wind Systems has struggled. Last year the company announced it was cutting more than 3,000 jobs in order to try to stay solvent. An oversupply of wind...

- March 14, 2013

Another Banner Year for Solar Power: Industry Breaks Records in 2012

Today the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association along with GTM Research released the results of its annual year in review, and 2012 numbers give the solar industry another reason...

- March 11, 2013

In Iceland, Geothermal Energy is "Use It or Lose It"

If a country has an overabundance of a globally coveted product, should it export it or keep the product for its own use? That is the question that Icelanders are grappling with regarding...

- January 04, 2013

Wind Power Looking Strong in 2013

Wind in the Americas has tremendous opportunity for growth, particularly in Latin America. By 2025, the region is expected to reach 46 GW of total installed wind capacity, according...

- December 17, 2012

Renewable Energy REITs or MLPs Would Unlock Billions for Project Development

Top engineering, procurement and construction firms gathered to network, learn and do business with corporate-level project developers at the PGI Financial Forum, one of four co-located...

- December 12, 2012

Transparency and Better Forecasting Tools Needed for the Solar Industry

According to speakers at a Renewable Energy World Conference session on Successful Solar Development, developers and financiers of solar projects would benefit from greater transparency...

- December 05, 2012

Strategic Investing in the Solar Industry: Who is Buying Whom and Why

Raj Prabhu, Managing Partner of Mercom Capital has been tracking funding announcements in the solar industry since 2009. His firm believes that by following the money, it can deliver...

- November 20, 2012

Phoenix Rising: Renewable Energy Good News Comes to Light After Hurricane Sandy

As Sandy ravaged parts of North America three weeks ago, hundreds of power generation assets were threatened. According to SNL Energy, there were 731 operating power plants of 10 MW...

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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