James Montgomery's Articles

- December 26, 2013

Dreaming Big: Six Really Far-Thinking Renewable Energy Plans

Every day we applaud and encourage all types of renewable energy development and deployment, in whatever forms make the most sense for their application: distributed solar PV, offshore...

- December 23, 2013

Microinverters Moving Into Commercial-Scale Solar: When Will It Happen?

Back in mid-August, Vine Fresh Produce in Ontario unveiled a 2.3-MW solar rooftop array on its greenhouse, the largest commercial rooftop project under the province's feed-in tariff...

- December 19, 2013

Updated: What the Proposed US Energy Tax Reforms Mean for Renewables

For those clamoring for (and against) the year-end-expiring legislation, and anyone in favor of some tax-code simplification, today the government has offered an early holiday present:...

- December 17, 2013

US Shifts Offshore Wind Gaze to Maryland

Another step forward for U.S. offshore wind energy today, with the Interior Department (DOI) and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announcing their third auction for offshore...

- December 16, 2013

MidAmerican, Siemens Secure 1 GW Turbine Pact for Iowa Wind Farms

We're just days away from the end of calendar 2013, which means a number of annual rituals: holiday parties, lists of top-everything-whatever -- and angst over the expiring production...

- December 13, 2013

Six Renewable Energy Gift Ideas for the Holidays

It's that time of year, time to wrestle with the wallet, brave the shopping malls, or surf online for deals. If you're in a renewable energy state of mind this season, we've got you...

- December 12, 2013

CPV Outlook: Demand Doubling, Costs Halved by 2017

Are we seeing deja-vu in today's concentrated solar photovoltaic (CPV) market from the 2007-2008 period of solar PV? That's what one analyst says, offering as evidence wide technology...

- December 10, 2013

More Records for Quarterly US Solar Installations

U.S. solar PV installations surged 20 percent to 930 MW in the July-September quarter compared with the previous three months, and the U.S. is poised to install more solar than Germany...

- December 06, 2013

Ontario's Long-term Energy Plan: Inside the New Numbers

This week the Ontario government released its Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), which balances a big ramp-up in renewable energy and notable pullback in nuclear.

- December 05, 2013

US Government Recommits to Renewable Energy Ramp-up

Today the Obama administration issued an executive order re-establishing one of the proclamations from the climate change plans it issued this summer: significantly boosting the U.S....

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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