Meg Cichon's Articles

- April 16, 2014

Where’s the Heat? Geothermal Industry Seeks Resource Assessment Tools to Spur Development

Commissioning a geothermal project is no easy task. Of all the renewable energy technologies, it has one of the longest project lead times – it can take an average of eight years from...

- April 10, 2014

IKEA Enters US Wind Market With Largest Renewables Investment to Date

IKEA is at it again. In an effort to achieve its goal of producing more renewable energy than it consumes by 2020, the retail giant announced yesterday that it has purchased the 98-MW...

- April 08, 2014

Will the Chinese Biofuel Market Follow Solar’s Footsteps?

While the Chinese government attempts to address its pollution problem and deal with ever-growing fuel demand, it has turned its attention towards its biofuels market. Since electric...

- March 27, 2014

Offshore Wind Updates: Cape Wind Financing, Deepwater Proposal, Massive UK Project Approvals

The offshore wind industry saw some action from both sides of the pond this week, with several announcements coming from projects off the coast of Massachusetts, New York and Scotland...

- March 20, 2014

AMSC Consolidates US Wind Operations, Focuses on Europe

Massachusetts-based American Superconductor (AMSC), which supplies power electronics for wind turbines, said yesterday that it would be consolidating its U.S.-based operations and focus...

- March 14, 2014

Can Gigawatts of Geothermal Save the Salton Sea?

Famously known for its rise and fall as a resort destination in the 50s and 60s, The Salton Sea area in California has struggled to find support for revitalization efforts. After all,...

- February 21, 2014

US Working Towards Energy Independence but Big Challenges Remain, Says Salazar

The United States is in a good place in terms of energy, explained former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar during a keynote session at the MIT Energy Conference in Cambridge, Mass....

- February 18, 2014

Geothermal 2014 Outlook: As US Market Slows, A Global Focus Grows

Following another year of modest growth, the geothermal industry will continue to fight the good fight in 2014 by focusing on key issues that have hindered its massive global potential...

- December 18, 2013

In This Season of Giving Consider Renewable Energy Charities

It’s easy to get caught up in the holiday bustle: shopping, decorating, parties, and preparation. Our to-do lists can seem endless, but we carry on because it is that special time of...

- December 11, 2013

Can Certain Geothermal Technologies Better Withstand Climate Change than Others?

Nearly one month after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the Philippines, affecting more than 12 million people and killing almost 6,000, many residents are still sitting in the dark. The Superstorm...

Meg Cichon

Meg Cichon

As associate editor of RenewableEnergyWorld.com, I coordinate and edit feature stories, contributed articles, news stories, opinion pieces and blogs. I also research and write content for RenewableEnergyWorld.com and REW magazine. I manage...

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