alternative energy

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Pacific Ethanol Faces Tougher Quarter After Beating Q3 Estimates

Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) reported fiscal third-quarter 2014 earnings after markets closed Wednesday afternoon. For the quarter, the ethanol fuel maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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SunPower Earnings Weighed Down by Margin Slide, Soft Outlook

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The solar panel maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.30 on adjusted revenue of $704.2 ...
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Short Interest in Solar Stocks Rises Even as Share Prices Drop

Short interest in solar stocks generally rose during the two-week period to October 15. Three of the four non-bankrupt companies we have followed saw short interest grow during period, and ...
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Tesla Faces Challenges From Mercedes, Porsche and Audi

Germany’s three top automakers have not been asleep while upstart Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) proves that there is a market for a luxury version of an all-electric car. Daimler’s ...
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solar energy

3 Stocks to Benefit From Fast Growing Global Solar Power Demand in 2015

If any sector was smashed in the early October sell-off, it was the solar stocks. High growth usually equals high beta, and some of the best stocks and companies in ...
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Biofuel Cans

Why It Matters That Ethanol Prices Are Collapsing

Another bit of fallout from the diving demand for gasoline is just about to hit the front pages. U.S. ethanol producers are approaching the so-called blend wall, a term that ...
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Michigan to Join States That Ban Tesla Sales?

Legislation banning Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) from selling its cars to consumers in Michigan has been approved by Michigan legislators and now awaits only a signature from Governor Rick ...
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solar energy

J.P. Morgan Sees Big Buying Opportunity in Battered Solar Stocks

Solar and alternative energy stocks as a whole fall into the high beta category. That is the category of stocks that have been hit the hardest in the current market ...
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solar energy

Companies Using the Most Solar Power in America

The falling stock market may have spooked investors, but life is supposed to continue on. In this case, it is the continued growth of solar power. The Solar Energy Industries ...
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solar energy

SolarCity Brings Solar Bonds Directly to the Public

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) recently issued its new financing plan to get more solar installations going in America. Now we have an even more unique offering from SolarCity: the nation's ...
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Tesla

Is Tesla a Car or an iPad?

A Model S sedan from Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) carries a low MSRP of $69,900 for a 60 kWh battery version and a high of $93,400 for the recently ...
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Bankruptcy

The 10 Biggest Energy Company Bankruptcies

By Andrew Topf of Oilprice.com Running a multi-billion dollar energy company isn't easy. Just ask the executives in the corner suites of some of the energy companies that have gone ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Have Solar Stocks Sold Off Too Much?

If one sector is sensitive to market sell-offs or to lower and lower crude oil prices, it is the alternative energy sector -- including solar energy. Well, the solar energy ...
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Short Interest in Solar Stocks Overshadowed by Bankruptcy Filing

There has been a major shake-up in the solar-related stocks we cover during the two-week period to September 30. Short interest rose in four of the five companies, share prices ...
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solar energy

Analysts Signal Solar Risks and Opportunity in Japan

Out of Japan's 10 vertically integrated utilities, five serve 26% of the nation’s peak electricity demand. These same companies announced a temporary suspension in grid connection applications for solar projects. ...
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