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What to Expect From SolarCity Earnings

Since the beginning of the year, shares of SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) have lost about 47% of their value. The drop was likely precipitated by proposed — and ultimately adopted ...
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New Clean Energy Projects Dominate Power Growth

In 2015, new clean energy power generation capacity hooked to the U.S. power grid accounted for 68% of all new added capacity. Of a total of 23,500 megawatts of new ...
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Short Interest Generally Lower in Solar Stocks, With 1 Exception

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks mostly increased during the two-week reporting period that ended on January 15. In the solar sector, two of the five companies ...
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Big Issues Facing the Solar Sector

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) announced late in December that it would immediately stop sales and installation of rooftop solar projects in Nevada following a decision by the state's public utilities ...
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Why SolarCity Received an Investment Grade Rating

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) was rising early on Friday on news of its first investment grade credit rating for solar loans. The company completed its first securitization of distributed solar ...
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2015 Global Investment in Clean Energy Topped $300 Billion

An investment surge in China, India, the United States, Latin America and Africa drove global investment in clean energy to a new record total of $329.3 billion in 2015, up ...
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Short Interest in Solar Stocks Fell, but Was It Too Soon?

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks mostly increased during the two-week reporting period that ended on December 31. In the solar sector, two of the five companies ...
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Squirrels Among Top Threats to US Power Grid

In late December, electric power service to some 700,000 homes in Ukraine was cut off for several hours in what government authorities claim was a cyberattack by Russia. A piece ...
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SunEdison Stock Hammered on Restructuring

Just a week ago solar PV maker SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) paid a $336 million loan off five years early and investors rewarded the company by pushing the stock price ...
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SunEdison Pays Off $336 Million Note 5 Years Early

Shares of SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) jumped about 8% at one point Wednesday morning after the solar energy company SunEdison reported the extinguishment of $336 million in 3.75% guaranteed exchangeable ...
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Short Sellers Focus on 1 Solar Stock

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks mostly increased during the two-week reporting period that ended on December 15. In the solar sector, three of the five companies ...
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Federal Budget Deal to Boost Investment in Alternative Energy

When the U.S. Congress agreed on a 2016 budget bill to send to President Obama for his signature, there were a lot of attachments to the bill that have little ...
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Deutsche Bank Says Clean Energy Tax Credit Extensions Could Be Big for 4 Stocks to Buy

One of the sneaky tricks that politicians and lawmakers pull when crafting legislation is sticking in other items, some of which are pet projects for constituents, into large pieces of ...
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Trina Solar Gets Offer to Go Private

Solar PV module maker Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) has received an offer from its founder/CEO and a private equity firm to purchase all the shares that the two don't ...
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Why Key Analyst Remains So Positive on First Solar for 2016

The trend of lower oil and gas prices actually has created lots of pressure for solar energy panel makers and for other makers of alternative and renewable energy. Despite weak ...
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