James Montgomery's Articles

- June 05, 2014

Making Life-Cycle Analysis Matter to the Global Solar PV Supply Chain

A new report seeks to bring lifecycle analysis into the equation when calculating the economics of solar PV supply and demand. Now it's up to policymakers and advocates to decide whether...

- June 02, 2014

Germany's Wind Energy Nexus: A Tour Around Hamburg

As part of a preview of this fall's WindEnergy expo in Hamburg, officials from Hamburg Messe whisked a group of international journalists around the region to see wind energy companies...

- May 23, 2014

German Wind Industry Leaders: Why Energiewende Works, And Offshore Is Growing Up

A panel of German wind energy experts gathered in Hamburg this week for a preview of this fall's WindEnergy expo being held here, discussing everything from the debate over Energiewende...

- May 16, 2014

Why New Nuclear Technology Hurts the Case for Renewables

Does nuclear energy deserve a seat at the table alongside renewable energy technologies in weaning us off of fossil fuels and transitioning into a cleaner energy world? A new report...

- May 07, 2014

DOE Picks Winners for US Offshore Wind Development

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the three pilot projects that will continue to receive DOE funding to design, develop, and deploy their offshore wind technologies...

- April 24, 2014

Unlocking Solar Energy's Value as an Asset Class

Not all options are ready to step into the spotlight, though. Master limited partnerships (MLP) and real estate investment trusts (REIT) promise more attractive tax treatment than securitizations...

- 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...

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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