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Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- August 12, 2014

US State Breaks Ground on a "Perfect" Solar + Storage Microgrid that Can Provide Resilient Power

Today Green Mountain Power (GMP) broke ground on a solar plus energy storage microgrid in Rutland, Vermont with one expert calling it a "perfect" project. The 2.5-MW Stafford Hill solar...

- August 12, 2014

Killing Two Birds with One Stone: Nigeria Piloting Waste-To-Energy Power Plant

A unique program in Nigeria, a country located on the southwest coast of Africa by the Gulf of Guinea, seeks to solve two pressing problems with one solution. The country needs power,...

- August 04, 2014

Renewable Heating and Cooling Now Mandated in Massachusetts

In the Northeast United States, homeowners and businesses use a lot of energy to heat (and cool, but mostly heat) their buildings and a new bill, waiting for Massachusetts Governor...

- July 28, 2014

Solar Panel Prices Expected to Rise in the US Due to New Tariffs on Chinese Panels

On Friday evening the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced its preliminary findings in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of some crystalline silicon PV products...

- July 22, 2014

Keeping Up with Energy Storage

Solar and energy storage are a match made in heaven and a new report from the Solar Electric Power Association, “Electric Utilities, Energy Storage, Solar: Trends in Technologies, Applications...

- July 21, 2014

The Big Question: What is Your Prediction for the North American Wind Power Market Post 2015?

Today wind project development in the U.S. is at an all-time high. The production tax credit (PTC) language was changed at the close of 2012 to allow projects to take advantage of the...

- July 15, 2014

WTO Tells US To Reconsider Solar Panel Tariffs

Yesterday the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced its findings in the dispute between China and the United States over countervailing measures imposed on various Chinese-made goods...

- July 10, 2014

Huge North Carolina Solar Project Could “Move the Needle” for Solar’s Possibilities

Coming on the heels of Apple’s announced 17.5-MW solar project in Maiden, North Carolina, spokespeople for an innovative renewable energy project involving two universities, a hospital...

- July 03, 2014

Global Solar Expansion: Mega Solar PV Manufacturing Plants (Reportedly) in the Works from East to West

Whether it is in reaction to international trade conflicts, booming local demand for solar, or the firm belief that solar PV will soon be a dominant player in the energy market, recent...

- June 23, 2014

Storm Clouds Gathering Over the US Solar Industry

According to Tony Clifford, CEO of Standard Solar and a keynote speaker during PVAmerica 2014, which opened in Boston on Monday, solar PV could see some difficult times in the near...

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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