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Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- 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...

- 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...

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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