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Yieldco Stocks Are Exploding — the Top Ones to Buy Now

The rise of master limited partnerships (MLPs) as an asset class coincided with investors' desire for stable and growing cash flow. In 2013, there were more than 20 initial public ...
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J.P. Morgan Raises Targets on Top Solar Stocks Before Earnings

With second-quarter earnings season off and running, most of the firms that we cover on Wall Street are taking a relatively positive view of not only earnings this quarter, but ...
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Deutsche Bank’s Top Solar Stocks to Buy on Growing U.S. and China Demand

If any sector is prone to swings, it is the clean energy sector, and this year has been no exception. The Intersolar tradeshow was recently held in San Francisco, and ...
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Short Interest Heats Up in Solar Stocks

The solar sector attracted more interest in the past two weeks as shorts look at forward multiples and rising share prices and begin to bet that the sector is overbought. ...
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Chile’s Atacama Desert to Be First Solar’s Next Massive Solar Project

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) may have had this project on the books for a while, under contingencies, but the company is now apparently going to be building the largest ...
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The Bullish Case for Enphase Energy

Enphase Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH) is a winner in the trends toward solar, but it is often overlooked because the company makes microinverter systems, rather than panels, for the solar ...
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Analyst Looks Mixed, but Actually Positive, on Chinese Solar Stocks

Credit Suisse has a very mixed view on the Chinese solar stocks late this week. Analyst Patrick Jobin made a key sector call on Friday, issuing one Outperform rating with ...
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China Might Be Winning the Race to Reduce Solar Costs

By Martin Tillier of Oilprice.com Many people, even fanatical advocates of solar power, are unaware quite how close we are to reaching a critical milestone in the industry. Within a ...
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Seven Alternative Energy and Clean-Tech Stocks With Significant Long-Term Upside Potential

Whether you call it renewable energy, alternative energy, clean tech or another name, powering up the planet by means other than fossil fuels is becoming big business. Even the oil ...
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SolarCity Bets on Huge Solar Demand Growth With Acquisition of Silevo

In a Tuesday morning announcement on the company's official blog, SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) said it has signed an agreement to acquire solar module maker Silevo for an undisclosed sum. ...
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Short Interest Heats Up Again in Solar Stocks

The solar sector doesn't excite investors the way it did a few years ago, and short sellers have been about as enthusiastic. Prices have stabilized for solar products and that ...
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Trina Solar Prices Secondary Offering, Issues New Debt

Chinese solar panel maker Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) announced Friday morning that it priced a secondary offering of 8.8 million American Depositary Shares (ADSs) at $11 per ADS. Each ...
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U.S. and China Solar Tariff Fight Intensifies

When the United States in early 2012 imposed tariffs of up to 35% on solar panels imported from China, the goal was to prevent the Chinese solar panel makers from ...
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Is SpaceX Preparing to Land on Mars?

Space exploration company SpaceX is a wonder. Its privately built and operated rocket ships are a science fiction fan's dream, and they seem to accomplish new technological marvels with every ...
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Americans Are Using More Solar Power

Solar's status is brighter than ever before, according to a Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) report released today. In an industrywide sign of success, 74% of all new generating capacity ...
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