Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- August 27, 2012

Experts Weigh In: Will California Meet Its RPS?

About one year ago, California made history by enacting a law that would require the highest amount of renewable energy to be incorporated into a continental state's energy mix: 33...

- August 22, 2012

US Solar PV Market Grows Despite PV Manufacturer Failures

It's the same story again and again in the PV industry for the past year. While low module pricing is driving increased demand for solar power installations, that same low pricing is...

- August 21, 2012

enXco is Now EDF Renewable Energy

The world of mergers, acquisitions and strategic investments got a little bit more interesting this week with the announcement that enXco, once a winner of a

- August 10, 2012

Trendspotting: US States Warming up to Renewable Energy Heating and Cooling, Part 2

If states are going to add a heating requirement to their RPS or even allow heat energy to be applicable, monitoring and metering will be key and that can be problematic.

- August 09, 2012

Trendspotting: US States Warming up to Renewable Energy Heating and Cooling, Part 1

Of the fifty U.S. states, four territories and one District of Colombia, almost forty of them have some kind of renewable energy requirement on the books and of those forty, only about...

- July 18, 2012

Hybrid Solar Heat and Power Systems On the Rise

According to "Residential Combined Heat and Power," a new study by Pike Research, the market for residential combined heat and power (resCHP) systems – defined as small, distributed...

- July 05, 2012

Wind Industry Losing Jobs But Planning for Big Growth in the U.S.

"When it comes to wind energy, we're making significant progress both onshore and offshore to diversify our nation's domestic energy portfolio and stand up a clean energy economy,"...

- June 28, 2012

Energy-Saving Performance Contracts with the US Government

The US federal government uses a lot of energy. In fact, it is the world's largest single consumer of energy. According to a recent government memo, the organisation incurred about...

- June 26, 2012

New Hampshire Sets Thermal Renewable Energy Carve Out

Yesterday Governor John Lynch of New Hampshire signed a new bill into law that adds thermal renewable energy to the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) currently set at 23.8...

- June 26, 2012

Thin-film PV Stays in the Game

In the solar electricity market, consolidation and contraction are the buzzwords of the day. Today, all solar PV manufacturers face an over-supplied and underfunded PV market. The oversupply...

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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