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Meg Cichon's Articles

- August 20, 2014

Third US Offshore Wind Lease Auction Goes to Italy-based US Wind

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held its third auction of offshore wind leases yesterday, this time for prime U.S. federal waters off the coast of Maryland. Italian...

- August 06, 2014

Is the US Geothermal Industry Back on Track?

The U.S. geothermal industry has limped its way through the past few years with little growth, leading many companies to abandon plans and shift their business elsewhere.

- July 22, 2014

US Solar Manufacturer Suniva To Build 200-MW Facility in Michigan

U.S.-based solar cell and module maker Suniva announced that it will open a second manufacturing facility in 2014, set to be located in Michigan. The facility will be able to churn...

- July 16, 2014

US Should Learn from Germany’s Renewable Energy…Mistakes?

While Germany is often lauded for its Energiewende, a new report released by Zurich-based Finadvice for the Edison Electric Institute explains the consequences of its transition, which...

- July 11, 2014

US Must Act Now on Offshore Wind to Advance Industry, Revitalize Communities

The U.S. Atlantic coast is a hotbed of offshore wind potential with more than 16,000 MW already designated for development. In order for projects to become reality, state and local...

- July 09, 2014

Apple Widens Its Solar Energy Footprint

Apple has made quite a green turnaround in the past couple of years.

- June 23, 2014

There Is a "Solar Revolution" Happening in Massachusetts

At the 2014 PVAmerica Conference an Expo keynote, Governor Deval Patrick took the stage to explain why Massachusetts has become one of the top solar states in the nation: forward thinking...

- June 17, 2014

Vertical Integration Continues: SolarCity Buys Silevo for $200 Million, Plans GW Factory in NY

In an effort to further streamline its solar business and lower the overall cost of solar energy, SolarCity announced today that it would acquire high-efficiency cell manufacturer Silevo...

- June 05, 2014

The Tale of Parallel Industries: Energy Storage Should Prepare to Face the Same Trials as Solar

The atmosphere was electric at the 2014 Energy Storage Association Conference keynote in Washington D.C. last night. Attendees were eager to explore the burgeoning storage industry...

- June 04, 2014

Can Geothermal Energy Save California’s Salton Sea?

Back in the 1950’s, the Salton Sea in Imperial Valley, California was a tourist hotspot drawing in thousands of tourists, developers and businesses looking to take advantage of the...

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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