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Blackstone $2 Billion Acquisition Ties in Solar and Home Automation

The Blackstone Group LP (NYSE: BX) is going big into home automation, and we would note that there is a solar angle here as well. The private equity giant is ...
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Reality Check: First Solar May Have Saved Solar Sector

What happens when you get an industry leader reporting earnings that are nowhere close to as bad as the market thought after a 90% drop in the share price? Not ...
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China Boosts Solar Installation Goal by 2015 by 4x

The Chinese government has increased its planned installation of solar energy projects by 2015 from 5,000 megawatts to 21,000 megawatts. And at least one analyst expects the total to climb ...
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A Welcome Wagon Boost For First Solar

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) has been battered and left for dead.  Interestingly enough, the latest news flow has not been as bad and with shares above $14.50 the recovery is ...
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First Solar Gets Bounce from German Demand (FSLR, SPWR, TSL, YGE, STP, TAN)

Solar panel maker First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) is trading up nearly 15% today following the company’s announcement that it will now keep its German manufacturing facility open until the ...
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Some Sun Shines on Chinese Solar Companies (STP, YGE, TSL, CSIQ, HSOL, FSLR, SPWR, TAN)

Even though solar PV stocks have plunged over the last 18 months, there is a ray of hope in the sector according to a report at Bloomberg. China’s five largest ...
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Solar Tariffs Bring Risks & Rewards (FSLR, SPWR, STP, TSL, LDK, GTAT, TAN)

Solar stocks are going to again be under a focus on Friday after the Commerce Department tariffs on Chinese solar products was far higher than originally projected.  Duties will be ...
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One Small Solar Merger Could Trigger More Solar Mergers (WEST, FSLR, SPWR, LDK, WFR, TAN)

Westinghouse Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: WEST) may have some good news for the entire solar sector.  The company has announced a merger agreement between it and CBD Energy Ltd. (ASX: CBD).  ...
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Earth Day Tainted By Billions In Alternative Energy Losses (FAN, QLCN, TAN, KWT, PWND, PBW, FSLR, SPWR, WFR, XOM, CVX, BP, CREE, TSLA)

Earth Day is April 22, 2012, which is this Sunday.  Many Americans and many people elsewhere will be thinking about how they can be more green.  Sadly, there are going ...
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More Short Covering Bolsters First Solar & Peers (FSLR, EXC, SPWR, WFR, TAN)

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) has become Wall Street's whipping boy and was recently considered the worst S&P performer over the last year.  After shares recently were challenging $20.00, the ...
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At All-Time Lows… Can First Solar Manage To Avoid Death? (FSLR, TAN, PBW, SPWR, WFR)

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) is the king of U.S. solar companies.  Despite a monstrous rally in the stock market year-to-date, First Solar shares hit a new 52-week low today.  In ...
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Solar Woes Get To Blame Italy This Time (FSLR, TAN, SPWR, WFR)

Solar power just cannot get a break.  The age of austerity is drilling holes in the solar economic viability business model.  Today's negative news flow stems out of Italy, where ...
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Will Taxpayers Get Burned By First Solar? (FSLR, TAN, PBW)

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) is getting crushed with an 9% loss in its stock this morning.  The move is on the heels of earnings and a much lowered expectation ...
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Morning Movers (TAN, SHIP, DF, VG, ZNGA, WCG)

The three major US equities indexes opened higher this morning following an assurance from China’s central bank that it would continue to hold European sovereign debt and to participate in ...
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ETF Reverse Stock Split Highlights Solar Death (TAN, FSLR, GTAT, TSL, WFR)

The Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSE: TAN) has been a total dud due to the fact that solar shares are only liked now by short sellers and the White House.  These ...
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