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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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Share Price Increases Boost Short Interest in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest among solar and alternative energy stocks was mixed again during the two-week reporting period that ended on February 27. Solar stocks generally saw a rise in short interest, ...
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Why First Solar and SunPower Had to Form 8point3

After teasing an announcement two weeks ago that they were in advanced discussions to form a yieldco, a joint venture of First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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4 Merrill Lynch Alternative Energy Stocks to Buy Now

While the debate rages over the causes of climate change, one thing is for sure, extreme weather is becoming more prevalent and one segment that is directly involved in helping ...
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Earnings and Yieldco News Driving Solar Stocks Higher and Higher

Solar stocks have been on a tear of late. The news is not just earnings. It is not just low energy prices not being as bad as some investors may ...
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Are Vivint Earnings Enough Going Forward?

Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $0.36 per share Wednesday after the markets closed. The solar installer also reported $6.86 million in revenue compared to Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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What to Expect From Vivint Solar Earnings

Vivint Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: VSLR) is set to report its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of for a net loss of $0.37 ...
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Sustainable Energy Taking a Larger Role in US Economy

The role that sustainable energy will play in the United States will get much larger, and developments in the sector during 2014 are setting the table for that new role. ...
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5 Energy and Cleantech Stocks Are Potential Buyout Candidates

One great way for companies to expand growth, earnings and product offerings beyond internal organic expansion is to go the takeover route. While sometimes it can prove to be dilutive, ...
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