James Montgomery's Articles

- March 28, 2014

CPV Update: SunPower Ramps Up in China, Soitec Achieves South Africa Milestone

SunPower says it has sold 70 MW of concentrated solar PV (CPV) "cell packages" to its joint venture in China's Inner Mongolia region for the first phase of two projects using the company's...

- March 26, 2014

Chinese Solar PV Module Suppliers Extend Their Lead Heading Into "Robust" 2014

Three industry groups now confirm that Chinese suppliers continue to increase their dominance over solar PV module shipments, and Yingli remains the biggest of them all.

- March 25, 2014

Renewables in North Africa: A Nation-By-Nation Report Card

Electricity demand is soaring in Northern Africa nations (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt) due to economic development, rising living standards, and other factors, but the...

- March 21, 2014

Updated: New Jersey's Offshore Wind Goals Up in the Air After Project Rejection

New Jersey's Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has given a thumbs-down to a long-proposed offshore wind project near Atlantic City, casting doubt on the project's future as it seeks crucial...

- March 14, 2014

California Flexes Its Solar Muscles

At 1:41 PM on Saturday March 8, California hit a new record of solar energy output of nearly 4.1 GW. That narrowly beat out the previous record of 3.9 GW, which was set the day before....

- March 13, 2014

NextEra's Massive McCoy Solar Project Clears Another Hurdle

NextEra Energy has received local approval for the initial phase of one of the biggest solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the U.S. development pipeline.

- March 10, 2014

PJM Grid Operators: We Can Handle 30 Percent Renewable Energy Integration, And Here's How

Experts believe that the PJM Interconnection system, which encompasses all or parts of Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania,...

- March 07, 2014

Transmission Tweak Promises Big Cost Benefits for Offshore Wind

Offshore wind development is being pushed further out into deeper waters, emphasizing longer, higher-capacity transmission systems. Most newer offshore wind farms from Europe to the...

- March 06, 2014

US States Boosting Wind Energy Output, Pipeline Filling Up

Wind energy continues to improve its standing in the U.S. energy footprint, generating over 167 million MWh in 2013 and accounting for more than four percent of electricity generation,...

- March 05, 2014

Delaware's Plan to Shepherd US Offshore Wind: Build Bridges

Offshore wind in the U.S. continues to find its sea legs: Cape Wind is tying off final funding, in a race with Deepwater to be the first to put steel in the water, while a number of...

James Montgomery

James Montgomery

Jim is Associate Editor for RenewableEnergyWorld.com, covering the solar and wind beats. He previously was news editor for Solid State Technology and Photovoltaics World, and has covered semiconductor manufacturing and related industries,...

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