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Analyst Says Solar Installers to Gain From California Rule Change

On Tuesday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recommended a major change in the rates state residents pay for electricity. The commission’s proposal is a “meaningful positive” for solar installers ...
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Earth Day Victory: Renewable Energy Generates $10 Billion for Utilities

In 2012, the amount of revenue the U.S. electric power industry generated from renewable energy resources totaled $9.8 billion. Because that is the last year in which Census Bureau conducted ...
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Why Massive Solar Installations in China Could Drive 4 Solar Stocks Higher

In an effort to suppress a slowdown in growth and the economy in China, the nation's central bank cut the reserve requirement ratio for all banks by 1% to 18.5% ...
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Initial Analyst Coverage Takes SolarEdge to Post-IPO Highs

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) has seen its quiet period after the initial public offering come to an end. This solar player has not seen its IPO price of $18 ...
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Apple’s Clean Energy Footprint Grows on China Deal With SunPower

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced Thursday morning that it will join with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to build two solar power projects in China’s Sichuan province. Total generation from the ...
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Where Has Solar, Alt Energy Short Interest Gone?

Short interest among solar and alternative energy stocks was mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on March 31. Solar stocks generally saw short interest drop, as did the ...
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Unlocking the Hidden Value of NRG

Some companies are very difficult to analyze. In fact, some have to be broken down into pieces for analysts and investors alike to make sense of them, such as NRG ...
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How First Solar Can Keep Its Stellar Stock Gains Going

Since late February when First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced their intention to create a joint venture yieldco, First Solar’s shares are up about 21%. ...
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SolarEdge Shines Incredibly Bright in Its IPO Debut

Solar energy has been making a name for itself in the market, and more companies are getting in or want to get in on the action. SolarEdge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) ...
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California First to Generate 5% of Electricity From Utility-Scale Solar

California added nearly 1,900 megawatts of solar power generation in 2014 and became the first state to reach a total of more than 5% of its generation from utility-scale solar ...
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Short Sellers Fight Higher Solar and Alternative Energy Stock Prices

Short interest among solar energy and alternative energy stocks was very interesting for the March 13 settlement date. That is because most of the stocks in this area have risen ...
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Will India Be the Next Major Driver for Alternative Energy?

With the future needs of domestic and global power set to go higher, and with emission standards becoming more strict, many industry watchers and alternative energy investors are wondering which ...
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SolarCity Gets Into the Electricity Distribution Business

In an announcement Monday morning, solar PV installer SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) launched a new service it calls GridLogic, a microgrid solution to electrical power distribution. Instead of building a ...
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The Real Driving Force Behind Great JA Solar Earnings

Thursday before the markets opened, JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) released its fourth-quarter financial results. The solar company had $0.28 in earnings per American depositary share (ADS) and ...
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Why Top Solar Stocks Should Outperform the Stock Market

With all the gains to date this year being washed away in Tuesday's sharp sell-off, investors may start to wonder where a good place to have equity money this year ...
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