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Sustainable Energy Taking a Larger Role in US Economy

The role that sustainable energy will play in the United States will get much larger, and developments in the sector during 2014 are setting the table for that new role. ...
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How Gas Prices Affect Car Buyers

As gasoline prices were dropping from near $100 a barrel in July to under $50 a barrel in January, U.S. car sales began skewing toward less fuel-efficient categories. Sales of ...
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5 Energy and Cleantech Stocks Are Potential Buyout Candidates

One great way for companies to expand growth, earnings and product offerings beyond internal organic expansion is to go the takeover route. While sometimes it can prove to be dilutive, ...
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Short Interest in Solar Stocks Declines as Crude Oil Prices Rise

Short interest among solar and alternative energy stocks was mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on February 13. Solar stocks generally saw a decline in short interest, while ...
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SunPower, First Solar YieldCo Lights Up Solar Stocks

In what can only be called a surprise move, SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) and First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) announced Monday evening that they are joining forces to create a ...
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What a First Solar and SunPower Joint YieldCo Means to Investors

After the market closed on Monday solar PV makers First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced that the two companies are in “advanced negotiations” to form ...
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SolarEdge Files for IPO

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. has filed a Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in this initial filing, but the ...
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Is This Really SolarCity’s Best Quarter?

After the markets closed Wednesday, SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as a loss of $1.47 per share on $71.8 million in revenue, compared to Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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BP Energy Outlook Shows Renewables Rising, Coal Falling

While the world’s population and wealth grow over the next 20 years, so too does demand for energy. As we might expect, most of the growth comes in emerging economies. ...
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Will Exxon Build an Electric Car?

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has moved far along as it tries to build a driverless car. Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has had success in producing a commercially successful electric ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Analyst’s 4 Clean Technology Stocks to Buy as Huge Growth Continues

If there is one sector that continues to grow at a huge percentage rate, it is the clean technology sector. While the final figures for 2014 are still coming in, ...
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Did Quantum Sell Shares Too Cheaply?

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW) is a company whose fortunes often rise and fall around announcements of fuel cell news. Now the company has raised almost $10 million ...
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Ballard Power Breathes Some Life Into Alt Energy Stocks

A contract worth about $80 million added about $140 million to the market cap of fuel cell technology company Ballard Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BLDP) Wednesday morning. Shares traded nearly ...
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Short Interest in Solar and Alt Energy Stocks Drops as Crude Prices Rise

Among the solar and alternative energy stocks we cover, every one experienced a decline in short interest during the two-week reporting period that ended on January 30. This could have ...
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Apple’s Big Move Into Solar Energy

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) announced that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) committed $848 million to purchase clean energy from First Solar's California Flats Solar Project. Apple will receive 130 megawatts (MW) of ...
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