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Alternative Energy sources

Short Sellers Bet on More Lows in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on August 14. In solar, four of the five companies we watch ...
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Is Another Chinese Solar Maker on the Road to Bankruptcy?

Since Chinese solar panel makers Suntech and LDK Solar filed for bankruptcy protection in 2013 and 2014, respectively, the solar panel business has gotten more stable. Manufacturing overcapacity has dropped, ...
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3 Merrill Lynch Alternative Energy Stock Picks With Big Dividends

In a stock market that is very antsy, newer technologies like alternative energy always seem to get hit hard when volatility starts to rise, despite the fact that the fundamentals ...
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Are Solar Energy Yieldcos Worth More Than Investors Think?

As the price of crude oil has dropped more than 50% since last year at this time, the stock prices of producers like Exxon, Chevron and Apache have fallen by ...
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solar energy

Are Solar Energy Firms Better Than Share Prices Indicate?

From looking at the share price data for the past 12 months, an investor could be forgiven for thinking that the solar energy business is in a downward spiral that ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Short Sellers Still Attracted to Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on July 31. Four of the five solar companies we watch saw ...
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Cree Trips Over the Bottom Line

Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) released its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings Tuesday after the markets closed. The company had a net loss of $0.42 per share on $382 million in revenue versus ...
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Wind Generation Met 4.4% of US Electricity Demand in 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy on Monday released its 2014 report on wind technologies, showing that the United States added 4,854 megawatts of new wind capacity for a total investment ...
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JA Solar Revenues, Profits Jump on Sales in China

JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. The China-based solar panel maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per American depositary share (ADS) of ...
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Investors Lighten Up to Sunrun After Brutal IPO

Sunrun Inc. (NASDAQ: RUN) entered the market Wednesday morning after setting its price at $14. Unfortunately the stock entered at $13.06, at the low end of its expected price range ...
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Why SunEdison Is Falling After Earnings

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened Thursday. The company had a net loss of $0.93 per share and $455 million in revenue. That ...
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Can Plug Power Boost Revenues, Profits Going Forward?

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The fuel cell maker reported an adjusted diluted net loss per share of $0.05 and $24 ...
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Sunrun IPO Does Not Live Up to Expectations

Sunrun Inc. (NASDAQ: RUN) entered the market Wednesday morning after setting its price at $14. Unfortunately the stock entered at $13.06, at the low end of its expected price range ...
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solar energy

Big Gains Made by First Solar

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) may be a beneficiary of the recent political and energy initiatives, but the company's share price is down handily from its highs of April. Now ...
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Coal Stocks Pummeled by EPA Clean Air Rules

When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Clean Power Plan on Monday, the agency focused on a 32% cut from 2005 levels of U.S. carbon emissions by 2030. ...
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