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Why Short Interest in Solar Stocks Is Mostly on the Rise

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks mostly increased during the two-week reporting period that ended on January 29. In the solar segment, three of the five companies ...
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What to Expect From SolarCity Earnings

Since the beginning of the year, shares of SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) have lost about 47% of their value. The drop was likely precipitated by proposed — and ultimately adopted ...
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New Clean Energy Projects Dominate Power Growth

In 2015, new clean energy power generation capacity hooked to the U.S. power grid accounted for 68% of all new added capacity. Of a total of 23,500 megawatts of new ...
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Short Interest Generally Lower in Solar Stocks, With 1 Exception

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks mostly increased during the two-week reporting period that ended on January 15. In the solar sector, two of the five companies ...
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Big Issues Facing the Solar Sector

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) announced late in December that it would immediately stop sales and installation of rooftop solar projects in Nevada following a decision by the state's public utilities ...
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2015 Global Investment in Clean Energy Topped $300 Billion

An investment surge in China, India, the United States, Latin America and Africa drove global investment in clean energy to a new record total of $329.3 billion in 2015, up ...
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Short Interest in Solar Stocks Fell, but Was It Too Soon?

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks mostly increased during the two-week reporting period that ended on December 31. In the solar sector, two of the five companies ...
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SunEdison Stock Hammered on Restructuring

Just a week ago solar PV maker SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) paid a $336 million loan off five years early and investors rewarded the company by pushing the stock price ...
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Short Sellers Focus on 1 Solar Stock

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks mostly increased during the two-week reporting period that ended on December 15. In the solar sector, three of the five companies ...
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Meet GE’s Largest Onshore Wind Deal Ever

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has been on the cutting edge of renewable wind energy, and now the company is partnering with Velocita to bring its renewable energy technology to ...
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Federal Budget Deal to Boost Investment in Alternative Energy

When the U.S. Congress agreed on a 2016 budget bill to send to President Obama for his signature, there were a lot of attachments to the bill that have little ...
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Deutsche Bank Says Clean Energy Tax Credit Extensions Could Be Big for 4 Stocks to Buy

One of the sneaky tricks that politicians and lawmakers pull when crafting legislation is sticking in other items, some of which are pet projects for constituents, into large pieces of ...
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Short Sellers Boost Positions in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks mostly increased during the two-week reporting period that ended on November 30. In the solar sector, four of the five companies ...
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SunEdison, TerraForm End $250 Million Deal, $4 Billion Overhang

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) announced Wednesday morning that it has terminated a $250 million purchase of a 16% stake in Brazilian renewable energy firm Renova Energia. The termination also eliminates ...
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Solar3D Finalizes Elite Solar Deal

In a difficult energy market Solar3D Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTD) found a solid strategy to get ahead: acquisitions. Early in Tuesday’s session, the company announced that it finalized the acquisition of ...
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