Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- April 10, 2014

GWEC: Global Installed Wind Power Capacity Will (Almost) Double in Five Years

Led by Asia and other developing regions, the global wind market will grow at an annual cumulative capacity rate of more than 10 percent over the next five years, according to the Global...

- March 31, 2014

Solar Decathlon Houses Make Up a Solar Village to Test Microgrid Technology

In yet one more example of the rising interest in how microgrids that incorporate renewable energy and energy storage will change the energy landscape, Missouri University of Science...

- March 26, 2014

Renewable Energy Trends Illuminated in Clean Edge’s Market Report

The clean energy industry’s performance over the past year can be seen as a classic good news-bad news situation, according to the experts at Clean Energy, a research and advisory firm...

- March 19, 2014

Spurred by Japan, Steady Growth Predicted for Energy Storage Market

On March 17, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced that it would begin accepting applications for a generous subsidy that it is awarding to consumers...

- March 17, 2014

Energy Services Giant DNV GL Scoops Up PV Evolution Labs

How do you know if the equipment you have selected for your PV project will perform the way it says it will for the next 20 years? More importantly, how do you convince the financial...

- March 12, 2014

Recent European Solar Announcements Are Good News for the Solar Industry

To say that the European solar manufacturing industry has suffered some setbacks over the past few years would be an understatement. A glut of Chinese-made panels flooded the market...

- March 10, 2014

Mapping the World One Small Hydropower Plant at a Time

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Centre on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) announced last month that they have launched a new web-based...

- February 26, 2014

Ask the Expert: Do Ground-source Heat Pumps Raise Your Electricity Use?

Recently, a reader emailed RenewableEnergyWorld.com to ask us a about a GHP (geothermal heat pump) that he installed in 2008. Two years after the GHP installation, he installed an electric...

- February 11, 2014

Renewable Energy Outlook for 2014 Is Decidedly Optimistic

Financial analysts are decidedly optimistic about the year ahead in clean energy. In conducting interviews with experts in venture capital deployments, project finance and other investment...

- February 04, 2014

REC Solar Sheds Residential Solar PV Business Unit and Sunrun Scoops It Up

Two major players in the U.S. solar industry have joined forces in a move that will leave each one stronger and better able to flourish within its own market sphere. REC Solar announced...

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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