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James Montgomery's Articles

- February 26, 2014

Solar Financing Models: Swimming Around the Sharks in the Water

A panel presentation last Friday at the MIT Energy Conference explored the evolution of financing sources for solar energy, particularly distributed generation, that are bringing new...

- February 24, 2014

Powering the US with Renewables: A State-By-State Roadmap

What does it take to convert a city, a state, a nation, to 100 percent renewable energy? Many countries are giving it a go with very ambitious goals to be 100-percent powered by renewable...

- February 19, 2014

SunEdison Launches Yieldco to Unearth, Leverage Solar Asset Values

Six weeks into the new year and we're already seeing another example of anticipated innovations in renewable energy finance: SunEdison's planned "yieldco" IPO aimed at unlocking the...

- February 13, 2014

Wind Energy 2014 Outlook: Major Markets Recover, Battling Policy and Grid Concerns

Preliminary estimates suggest worldwide wind energy installations were 34-35 GW in 2013, "a substantial dropoff" from a record-setting 2012, according to Steve Sawyer, Secretary General...

- February 12, 2014

Go-Time for Solar CSP: Ivanpah, Crescent Dunes Switch On

It's a utility-scale concentrating solar (CSP) two-fer this week: Crescent Dunes kicks off its commissioning process, while Ivanpah's official dedication follows a month of on-again/off-again...

- February 11, 2014

US Appeals to WTO: Stop India's Solar Domestic Content Provisions

Almost exactly one year to the day after launching an initial probe into India's solar energy policies, the U.S. yesterday officially followed through by filing a petition with the...

- 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...

James Montgomery

James Montgomery

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

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