alternative energy

Cree’s Dilemma: Are LED Lights Just Too Good for Consumers?

Investors thought there was an absolute fortune to be made in light-emitting diodes. The LED opportunity is that LED light bulbs with two-lead semiconductor light sources and their longer lasting ...
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Short Sellers Pulling Out of Solar, Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mostly downward during the two-week reporting period that ended on April 13. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell ...
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Why Deutsche Bank Sees Big Upside in 3 Clean Tech Stocks

While the focus on clean technology and the solar sector is now somewhat less of a priority with the Trump administration in place, the bottom line is the sector has ...
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Short Sellers Undecided on Solar, Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on March 31.  Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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Did Amazon’s Plug Power Deal Put Fuel Cells Back on the Map?

Fuel cell companies made solid gains on Wednesday after Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) announced a huge deal with Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Seeing such a broad response to only ...
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Does the Amazon Deal Really Change the Game for Plug Power?

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) watched its shares absolutely explode on Wednesday after a new collaboration with Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) was announced. Although Plug Power has been relatively weak ...
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Plug Power Wins Big With Amazon Collaboration

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) saw its shares skyrocket on Wednesday morning after the company announced a key deal with Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Essentially the companies announced that they ...
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Tesla Passes Ford, Becomes Second Most Valuable Car Company in America

Tesla Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) market cap now is bigger than Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F). The reason is primarily that Tesla sold just over 25,000 cars in the first quarter, ...
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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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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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