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Jennifer Runyon's Articles

- February 23, 2015

Outlook for Bioenergy 2015: What’s in Store for This Versatile Renewable Energy Feedstock?

To say that the bioenergy industry is multi-faceted would be a huge understatement. The catchall term “bioenergy” can be used to describe biomass for power; biomass for heat; biogas...

- February 09, 2015

Duke Energy Takes Equity Stake in REC Solar, Embraces Distributed Generation

The largest utility in the U.S. is doubling down on distributed solar by taking an equity stake in commercial solar developer, REC Solar. The companies announced today that Duke will...

- February 06, 2015

New Deal Allows Rice University to “Test” Solar Power Under Short-term Contract

In what stakeholders are calling a “landmark deal,” a portion of the power from the 22-MW First Solar Barilla Solar Project in Pecos County, Texas will be sold to Rice University at...

- January 20, 2015

Soitec To Give Up on Solar CPV

During an earnings call this week, Soitec, maker of concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) solar panels and developer of several CPV solar projects across the globe, announced that it plans...

- December 18, 2014

Renewable Energy Is Driving the Energy Transformation: REWNA Recap Video

Renewable energy stakeholders are well aware that clean energy is slowly but steadily transforming the energy landscape and that message couldn’t have been more clear at the recently...

- December 17, 2014

Big News: More Tariffs on Solar Panels from China

Yesterday the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its final findings in the 3-year long trade war between the U.S. and China. Additional tariffs will be imposed on modules from China...

- December 11, 2014

Flying on Green Energy

The global aviation industry has committed to aggressive goals to reduce its GHG emissions, including achieving carbon neutral growth by 2020 and reducing emissions by 50 percent by...

- December 10, 2014

Microgrids Create Energy-Resilient Communities

Consumers who need resilient, reliable, “always-on” power that the utility can’t deliver are driving the growth of microgrids in the U.S. In addition, renewable energy and energy storage...

- December 09, 2014

Sage Advice is the Highlight of the Women in Power Luncheon

The advice that Pennwell’s 2014 Woman of the Year, Mary Powell, gave to women in the power industry during Tuesday’s Women in Power Luncheon might come as a surprise to some. It was...

- December 08, 2014

Mary Powell is POWER-GEN 2014 Woman of the Year

On Monday evening during PennWell’s Annual Awards Gala, Mary Powell was named the POWER-GEN 2014 Woman of the Year. This is the second year that this prestigious award has been given...

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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