Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- 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...

- November 06, 2012

Can We Really Blame China for Solar Manufacturer Bankruptcies?

Today is the last day before the International Trade Commission makes its final ruling on the tariffs that will likely be added to solar panels that include cells that were manufactured...

- October 31, 2012

Solar Equipment Maker GT Advanced Technologies Lays Off 25 Percent of Workforce

Responding to projections that the solar panel module overcapacity will continue for at least another year, solar equipment maker GT Advanced Technologies today announced a restructuring...

- October 17, 2012

SunPower Reducing Workforce in an Effort To Streamline Organization

As solar module manufacturers continue to struggle to stay afloat in an oversupplied market, one more major player is planning to restructure. Yesterday module manufacturer SunPower...

- September 24, 2012

Tech Tour: Orlando Convention Center 1-MW Rooftop Solar Array

On top of the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), there's a 1-megawatt array that covers an area equivalent to five football fields. The system is the largest rooftop solar array...

- September 21, 2012

Hamm: Solar Industry and Utilities Don't Speak the Same Language…Yet

To kick off SPI, I sat down with the Solar Electric Power Association's Julia Hamm at Solar Central on the SPI tradeshow floor for a quick interview (watch the full video interview...

- September 12, 2012

Clinton to Solar Companies: "You Just Can't Be Deterred"

This afternoon at Solar Power International 2012, Former President Bill Clinton offered words of encouragement and admiration for solar companies in America and around the globe.

Jennifer Runyon

Jennifer Runyon

Jennifer Runyon is chief editor of 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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