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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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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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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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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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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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SolarCity Brings Cheap Financing to Drive More Residential Solar

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) has decided that perhaps offering new solar financing will be a way to generate more interest in getting solar panels on top of houses. The company ...
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Japan Seen as Risk to Key Solar Stocks

Japan’s Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) plans to set up a group to review the solar Feed in Tariff (FiT). The group will study the grid’s renewable/solar carrying ...
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Vivint Solar IPO Live Coverage and Closing Report (Update)

Vivint Solar Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) is now public, as its initial public offering (IPO) began trading Wednesday morning. Despite the public offering, Vivint will not receive proceeds from this IPO ...
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Trina Solar’s Complicated Capital Raise via Notes and Shares

Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) is one of the top solar players in the world, and the company claimed to have power output world records in three of the past ...
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Solar Power May Be Largest Source of Electricity by 2050

Solar power has taken a back seat to carbon- and nuclear-based energy. That could change by mid-century, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Solar power may become the primary ...
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Key Short Interest Changes in Solar Stocks

Three of five solar stocks we track for short interest saw a decline during the two-week period to September 15. And even though one stock’s share price fell by a ...
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Hammered CleanTech Stocks May Offer Up Big 2015 Gains

If any specific industry has become the poster child for volatility, it is the clean technology sector. Short sellers target the stocks anytime there is an Asia-related hiccup, and some ...
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Duke Energy’s $500 Million Solar Investment Largest in Its Region

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) has made a move to further its alternative energy initiatives. The electric utility giant announced on Monday that it has committed some $500 million to ...
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Strong Solar Trends Make Short Sellers Run for Cover

All five of the solar stocks we track for short interest fell during the two-week period to August 29. The solar industry is performing better in general than a lot ...
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