James Montgomery's Articles

- 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....

- December 05, 2013

Energy Storage Roundup: Ontario and California, Imergy, Stem, Hitachi

Many see energy storage as the holy grail for renewable energy integration. We think it's important enough that we recently added a new technology category to our site to track this...

- December 03, 2013

Solar Cell Efficiency Round-Up: Silicon, CIGS, and Sonics

During the past few weeks we've been tracking some announcements about solar cell efficiency improvements, both for silicon and thin-film PV. While research continues to push both traditional...

- November 28, 2013

SolarCity's Good News Trifecta: Cash, Closure, And Growth

It's been a good couple of weeks for the benchmark third-party solar installer, from financing to expansion, and it's quieted a pesky argument too.

- November 26, 2013

Siva Power: Why Our CIGS Tech Will Rule Solar PV

Armed with backgrounds and technologies from two related industries, the resurrected thin-film solar PV company vows to show the industry what scaling really is.

- November 25, 2013

Duke Accepts Wind Industry's First Bird Death Fine

Duke Energy Renewables and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) have reached a settlement on charges levied under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) for 14 golden eagle mortalities...

- November 25, 2013

Getting the Band Back Together: E3i Tosses Hat Into Utility-scale Solar PV Ring

Regions continue to hungrily build out utility-scale solar PV projects worldwide. Utility-scale installations this year already exceed a record 6 GWp and are on track to top 8 GWp,...

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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