Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- October 28, 2014

From Ashes to Energy: $1 Billion Alevo Battery Factory Surges On the Scene

Having worked in stealth mode for the past 10 years, German researchers and serial entrepreneur Jostein Eikeland have developed a new battery chemistry that they claim is non-combustible...

- October 27, 2014

SolarWorld To US Solar Developers: “We Want the Same Things”

When Rhone Resch opened Solar Power International 2014 by telling the industry that it needs to fight for solar the same way that the Koch Brothers fight for coal, he probably wasn’t...

- October 22, 2014

US Energy Secretary Tours 6.4-MW Rooftop Solar Array in Las Vegas

With more than 20,000 panels, one of the largest rooftop solar arrays in the U.S. is about to be commissioned on top of the Mandalay Bay Convention center in Las Vegas, Nevada. A 6.4-MW...

- October 14, 2014

New Report Sheds Light on the Old "Food Vs. Fuel" Bioenergy Debate

It was an abundant year for corn growers in the U.S. This year’s corn crop is going to be substantially higher than any year on record. According to the monthly World Agriculture Supply...

- September 22, 2014

WindEnergy Hamburg Opens To Great Fanfare

On Monday evening at Hamburg City Hall, the organizers of WindEnergy Hamburg officially opened the doors to their expo, marking the first time that the wind show, formerly knows as...

- 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...

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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