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electricity

5 High-Yielding Utility Stocks to Buy for Continued Low Interest Rates

The narrative on Wall Street for some time has been that the Federal Reserve, which will finish the quantitative easing bond purchases this month, would raise rates in the summer ...
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Infrastructure

5 Stocks That Will Benefit as Construction Boom Continues in 2015

One source of growth for the economy continuing to fight back five years after the Great Recession is commercial construction. While nonresidential construction spending is 14% below past cycle highs, ...
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solar energy

Companies Using the Most Solar Power in America

The falling stock market may have spooked investors, but life is supposed to continue on. In this case, it is the continued growth of solar power. The Solar Energy Industries ...
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solar energy

SolarCity Brings Solar Bonds Directly to the Public

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) recently issued its new financing plan to get more solar installations going in America. Now we have an even more unique offering from SolarCity: the nation's ...
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Have Duke Energy and Consolidated Edison Become the Perfect Stocks?

During periods of selling and volatility, investors tend to get nervous. When investors get nervous they tend to avoid volatile stocks. So what happens when you have three triple-digit drops ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Have Solar Stocks Sold Off Too Much?

If one sector is sensitive to market sell-offs or to lower and lower crude oil prices, it is the alternative energy sector -- including solar energy. Well, the solar energy ...
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solar energy

Analysts Signal Solar Risks and Opportunity in Japan

Out of Japan's 10 vertically integrated utilities, five serve 26% of the nation’s peak electricity demand. These same companies announced a temporary suspension in grid connection applications for solar projects. ...
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JapanSushi

Japan Seen as Risk to Key Solar Stocks

Japan’s Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) plans to set up a group to review the solar Feed in Tariff (FiT). The group will study the grid’s renewable/solar carrying ...
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solar power

Trina Solar’s Complicated Capital Raise via Notes and Shares

Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) is one of the top solar players in the world, and the company claimed to have power output world records in three of the past ...
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AmazonFireTV

4 Companies Helping Cable Provide Faster Broadband Service

Americans love their programming and content, and the cable companies are there to deliver. Another thing consumers love is fast data and Internet service, and that is one battle the ...
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global network concept

5 Stocks to Buy Benefiting From Skyrocketing Demand for Fiber Delivery

We have all heard it before so much it sounds cliched: “We need more bandwidth.” The bottom line is that expression is really just a product of incredible rising demand. ...
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GE Nuke

New Nuclear Reactor Design Approval a Serious Score for GE-Hitachi

Nuclear power has been challenged in the United States and globally on the heels of the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima plant in Japan. Still, coal is so hated by ...
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solar energy

Hammered CleanTech Stocks May Offer Up Big 2015 Gains

If any specific industry has become the poster child for volatility, it is the clean technology sector. Short sellers target the stocks anytime there is an Asia-related hiccup, and some ...
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solar power

Duke Energy’s $500 Million Solar Investment Largest in Its Region

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) has made a move to further its alternative energy initiatives. The electric utility giant announced on Monday that it has committed some $500 million to ...
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townhomes

Hanson Building Products Files for Initial Public Offering

Hanson Building Products Ltd. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but it can ...
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