Robert W. Baird has started several of the green or less-dirty energy players and water-plays in new coverage this morning. Most of these are very unexciting ratings with a “Neutral” rating. Among these are First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR), EnerNOC (NASDAQ: ENOC), Maxwell Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: MXWL), Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), and SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWRA). Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) and Calgon Carbon (NYSE: CCC) were started with “Outperform” ratings at the firm.
Jon C. Ogg