James Montgomery's Articles

- February 10, 2014

Change of Plans: Deepwater Swaps Offshore Wind Turbine Partners for Block Island Project

Updated: Deepwater Wind New England today announced it is partnering with European turbine supplier Alstom for its 30-MW Block Island wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island -- a change...

- February 06, 2014

SunEdison Mulls Massive PV Factory in Saudi Arabia

The Middle East holds a lot of growth promise for solar energy, particularly large-scale generation. Can solar PV pencil out in this high-DNI region -- especially if you build out most...

- February 05, 2014

Energy Storage Update: WattJoule, Primus, Green Charge Networks

A busy couple of days for energy storage on both sides of the meter: WattJoule says it's figuring out how to finally solve the puzzle for reliable cost-competitive vanadium redox flow...

- January 31, 2014

Rewriting the Solar Energy Rules in One Small Town

What will be far and away New Hampshire's largest solar energy system is beginning to take shape in the town of Peterborough. Its story could inspire other municipalities searching...

- January 29, 2014

Net Metering in 2014: Where the First Battles Will Be Fought

Net metering was one of the solar energy industry's hottest topics in 2013 — and barely a month into 2014 it's promising to stay that way.

- January 29, 2014

US State of the Union 2014: A Back Seat for Renewable Energy

Broader domestic social issues and an international policy that moves away from "a permanent war footing" took center stage in President Obama's State of the Union address (SOTUS) last...

- January 27, 2014

China's Solar Dragon Awakens

Even if you've been paying attention to China's growing appetite for renewable energy, and especially solar energy, these latest statistics deserve emphasis.

- January 24, 2014

Energy Storage Roundup: Xtreme Power, Rhubarb, Compressed Air, DOE's Grid-Scale Push

Grid-scale battery storage continues to be a tough place to do business.

- January 22, 2014

US-China Solar Trade Update: Another Battle or a Path to Peace?

The ongoing U.S.-China solar PV trade war continues this week, with China finalizing its tariffs and duties against U.S. polysilicon suppliers, after SolarWorld launched another volley...

- January 22, 2014

Update: Google On a Cleantech Investment Binge Again

Once again flexing its investment muscles in renewable energy, Google is expanding its future purchasing plans for wind energy in Finland and taking a stake in another a Texas wind...

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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