alternative energy

Why Vivint Solar Earnings Are Shining Bright

When Vivint Solar Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company posted a net loss of $0.41 per share (EPS) and $41.8 ...
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US Cities Want to Buy $10 Billion Worth of Electric Vehicles

A group of 30 U.S. cities has asked automakers for information on the cost and feasibility of delivering 114,000 electric vehicles worth about $10 billion for municipal use. The cities ...
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2016 US Solar Installation Doubles Prior Year Total

In 2016, the U.S. solar energy market installed 14,762 megawatts, up from 7,501 megawatts installed in 2015. More new solar generation capacity came online in 2016 than capacity from any ...
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Short Interest Turns Higher on Solar, Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks trended higher during the two-week reporting period that ended on February 28. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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Investors Mixed on Short Interest Direction for Solar, Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on February 15. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on two of ...
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Wind farm

GE Trails Vestas in Global Wind Turbine Market

Total global wind power installed capacity at the end of 2016 was nearly 487,000 megawatts, a one-year gain of just over 54,600 megawatts for the year, according to the Global ...
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Are 3 Million Clean Energy Jobs at Risk?

Clean energy companies support more than 3 million jobs in the United States, according to the recently released second annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report from the U.S. Department of ...
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Why First Solar Crushed Q4 Earnings

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) reported its most recently quarterly results after markets closed on Tuesday. The company said that it had $1.24 in earnings per share (EPS) and $480 ...
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2017 Chevy Cruze

Chevy Tops Fuel Economy Race With 52 MPG Cruze, Tries to Make Diesel Comeback

General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) largest division, Chevrolet, has released the new diesel version of its Cruze. The 2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan gets 52 miles per gallon, which makes it ...
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sustainable energy

Short Interest on the Rise in Solar, Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were generally upward during the two-week reporting period that ended on January 31. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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green energy

First Solar Now Has Franklin Templeton Funds Among Top Shareholders

If there is one area of President Donald Trump's energy policy that remains under a cloud of confusion, alternative and renewable energy has to fit the bill. This has created ...
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Global Oil and Coal Demand May Peak in 2020

Alternative energy programs may become so successful in the next three years that the demand for traditional fossil fuels could peak as early as 2020. The entire energy industry, particularly ...
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sustainable energy

Short Interest in Solar Stocks Rises, Mixed on Alternative Energy

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on January 13. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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sustainable energy

Morgan Stanley ‘Cautious’ on Clean Energy Sector

While the November election of Donald Trump brought a smile to the fossil fuel industry, the reaction in the renewables energy sector was more subdued. Analysts at Morgan Stanley published ...
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Tesla to Charge for Supercharger Use as Its Business Plans Evolve

Not long ago, owners of Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) vehicles could charge those cars for free. Owners have two options. Charge the car at home (or somewhere else with ...
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