alternative energy

Global Renewable Energy Investments to Reach $7.4 Trillion Through 2040

Between now and 2040, global spending on new electric power generation is forecast to total $10.2 trillion. Of that total, 72% — $7.4 trillion — will be invested in renewables, with ...
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Tesla Scores Mega-Bull Analyst Call

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is frequently referred to as an overvalued car-maker. After all, its $60 billion market value is 15% more than GM and one-third larger than Ford. The ...
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Short Sellers Find More to Like in Solar and Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mostly upward during the two-week reporting period that ended on May 31. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose ...
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Electric Car Sales Surged in 2016, Fueled by China Market, Says IEA Report

The number of electric vehicles on the road worldwide doubled to 2 million in 2016, fueling a boom in a market that barely existed 10 years ago, according to a ...
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Why Paris Climate Accord Market Reactions in Coal, Solar, Renewables and Oil Look Upside Down

It's official. President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate accord. The news was covered from multiple angles by the media, outside nations and even by corporate leaders. ...
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Oil & Gas, Banks, Coal, Industrial and Power Companies That Want the US to Stay in Paris Climate Accord

With reports that President Donald Trump is leaning toward pulling the United States out of the Paris climate accord, it has been unsurprising that many industries and leaders have come ...
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Short Sellers Walking Away From Solar, Piling Into Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mostly upward during the two-week reporting period that ended on May 15.  Of the companies we watch, short interest rose ...
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Crude Oil Prices Dip as Inventories Shrink

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 4.4 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Renewable Energy Supports 9.8 Million Jobs Worldwide

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency's "Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017," the industry supports 9.8 million jobs worldwide. The number seems small based on the breadth ...
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Short Sellers Wading Back in on Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mostly downward during the two-week reporting period that ended on April 28. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose ...
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Why Plug Power’s Earnings, Revenue Miss May Not Be So Bad

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Tuesday. The fuel cell maker reported quarterly diluted net loss per share of $0.13 and revenues of $15.2 ...
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Is First Solar Getting Too Much Love From Analysts?

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) was a winner in the days ahead of earnings, and Wednesday has proven to be a big post-earnings win for the leader of U.S. solar power. ...
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No, Wind Power in America Is Not Dying

There have been many uncertainties around all aspects of alternative energy and renewable energy of late. After all, the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has ...
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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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