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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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SunEdison California Solar Project Gets $145 Million Financing From Google

In an announcement released Wednesday morning, SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) said that Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has agreed to provide $145 million in equity financing for the Regulus solar power ...
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Short Interest in Solar Stocks on the Rise Again

In three of the five solar stocks we track, short interest rose during the two-week period to August 15. The biggest movement was a rise in short interest in one ...
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Trina Solar Revenues, Margins Shrink on U.S. Tariff

Chinese solar PV maker Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) posted second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Tuesday morning. The company posted diluted earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS) of $0.14, ...
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JA Solar Stumbles on Falling Sales in China

JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The China-based solar panel maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS) of ...
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Big Insider Selling Coincides With SolarCity Analyst Downgrade

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) has had several issues come up of late. Earnings (well, losses) took out about 8% of the value recently with light revenues, but on Tuesday a ...
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JinkoSolar Earnings Barely Clear Lowered Bar

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: JKS) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The Chinese solar panel maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS) of $0.80 ...
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Merrill Lynch Says Solar Demand to Soar Over Next 3 Years

The days of the solar industry being a pipe-dream that only eco-friendly green activists support are long over. When prices of polysilicon, one of the main ingredients used to make ...
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Solar Stocks Short Interest Heating Up Again

In three of the five solar stocks we track, short interest rose during the two-week period to July 31. The biggest movement, however, was a decline in short interest in ...
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