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Yingli Green Energy Posts Smaller Loss, but Lowers Forecast

Chinese solar PV maker Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: YGE) posted third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Tuesday morning. The company posted a diluted earnings per American Depositary Share ...
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What a Tesla Collaboration with BMW Might Actually Mean

In an interview published Sunday in a German magazine, Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk said that he is talking with BMW about an alliance that would involve ...
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Trina Solar Revenues, Margins Weak; Forecast Is Even Weaker

Chinese solar PV maker Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) posted third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Monday. The company posted diluted earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS) of $0.14, ...
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EPA Delays Renewable Fuels Decision

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday announced that it would not issue a final standard for the percentage of renewable fuels use in 2014. The standard was due ...
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BMW i3 Electric Vehicle Named Green Car of the Year

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opened to the public on Friday, the BMW all-electric i3 was named the Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal. The ...
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Analyst Sees 50% More Upside in SunEdison After First Wind Acquisition

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) is getting a steal of a deal in its acquisition, along with TerraForm Power Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP), of First Wind. That is the take of Merrill ...
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Will Cheap Gas Derail the Toyota Fuel Cell Car Launch?

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) on Monday introduced its mid-sized, fuel-cell powered Mirai in Torrance, Calif., ahead of the public opening of the Los Angeles Auto Show, scheduled for Thursday, ...
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Tesla Downgrade Not Really a Downgrade, Maybe an Opportunity

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is trading lower on the heels of another cautious analyst note from Wall Street. Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas has slashed his delivery expectations for the ...
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solar power

Is the Solar Industry Really Getting Well?

In 2013 the global solar panel industry installed about 39,000 megawatts of new modules. At least one industry analysis firm, NPD Solarbuzz, estimates the solar photovoltaic (PV) demand will rise ...
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SunEdison and TerraForm Power to Acquire First Wind

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) and TerraForm Power Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP) have entered into an agreement to purchase First Wind for a total of $2.4 billion of committed bridge financing. First ...
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SunPower 2015 Guidance Puts Solar Stocks in the Shade

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) has some painful news regarding its 2015 guidance ahead of its 2014 analyst day. The guidance also hurt SunPower considerably, and it has spilled over into other key ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Why Analyst Still Sees Over 50% Upside in First Solar

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) has had a hard time since earnings were released last week. While not too many analysts have stuck their neck out, the independent research firm ...
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Plug Power Earnings Report Brings Pain to Fuel Cell Stocks

One sub-sector within alternative energy that brings wild rides, and great hopes, is the fuel cell segment. This group can be incredibly volatile around deal announcements. Sometimes shares rise or ...
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Short Sellers Don’t Believe Solar Stocks Can Continue Recent Run Higher

Changes in short interest of solar stocks generally rose during the two-week period to October 31. Partly that is due to better performance by the various companies, performance that short ...
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Canadian Solar Earnings Nearly Double on Solar Plant Sales

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The solar panel maker reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.75 on revenue of $914.4 million. ...
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