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Earth Day’s Reckoning For Solar Power

One of the lasting legacies of the 1960s is Earth Day, first observed in the U.S. in 1970 and now celebrated (or at least, observed) in 192 countries around the ...
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Solar Sector Recovery Hits a Speed Bump

In the past year or so, solar stocks have mounted an almost unbelievable recovery. At one time, the top performer's shares were up nearly 1,000% from a year earlier, and ...
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Could SolarCity Shares Ultimately Run to $175?

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) has enjoyed much of the gains seen in the solar sector, and it is a company tied to the great Elon Musk. One problem that the ...
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The Argument for $75 Oil Should Be $95 Oil

The oil industry may feel picked on by Barron's of late. Master limited partnerships (MLPs) were not exactly given the biggest welcome mat in a piece about Kinder Morgan Inc. ...
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SunEdison Breakup Closer to Fruition: Semiconductor IPO Filing Amended

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) is closer to separating its semiconductor and solar operations. An amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for SunEdison Semiconductor Ltd. shows that ...
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J.P. Morgan: Only Three Solar Stocks to Buy and Own Now

With any other emerging technology, the cheaper it gets, the more it is accepted. Solar is the living proof of that. The good thing for investors that embrace a position ...
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First Solar Signals Guidance Out to 2016

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) is hosting its analyst day on Wednesday. We previously noted three drivers behind its 9% gain earlier in the trading day. Now we have a ...
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Three Drivers Behind First Solar

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) is surging at the same time that the company is conducting its analyst meeting. There are three issues running the stock higher, and there are ...
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SolarCity Finally Issues Results and Restated Expenses

After a delay of three weeks, SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) reported fourth quarter and full-year 2013 results after markets closed on Tuesday. The solar PV installer was originally scheduled to ...
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Do Solar Energy Stocks Still Matter?

JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) reported its first positive quarterly earnings in more than two years Monday morning to become the latest solar energy company to draw a ...
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JA Solar Scores a Comeback

JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Monday. The China-based solar panel maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per American Depositary Share ...
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SolarCity Teams Up With Best Buy to Sell Solar

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) and Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) have teamed up to help customers go solar. The aim for the solar panel installer is to get face ...
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Is American Superconductor the Next Big Alternative Energy Winner?

If you are an active trader or an investor in renewable energy stocks, the move seen in fuel cell stocks and other alternative energy and renewable energy stocks has been ...
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Canadian Solar Earnings Falter, Outlook Also Soft

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the Chinese solar panel maker reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Trina Solar Puts Up Solid Fourth-Quarter Results

Chinese solar PV maker Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened on Tuesday. The company posted diluted earnings per ADS of $0.13, a ...
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