alternative energy

New Light Vehicle Sales of Gas-Powered Vehicles Hit a Peak–in 2016

A recent study published by Third Way, a national think tank that "champions modern center-left ideas," suggests that sales of new light vehicles (passenger cars, pickups, and SUVs/crossovers) powered by ...
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Short Sellers Firm Up Positions in Solar, Remain Selective in Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on November 15.  Of the companies we watch, short interest increased in ...
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Tesla Cybertruck Launch Party Breaks Some Glass

One reason product introductions from Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) get so much attention is that no one, even Tesla CEO Elon Musk, knows what's going to happen. Thursday night's unveiling ...
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Short Sellers Add to Stake in Alt Energy Stocks, Drop Solar

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on October 31. Of the companies we watch, short interest decreased on ...
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SunPower Poised to Split Into 2 Companies

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) shares shot up on Monday after the company announced that it plans to separate into two independent, complementary, strategically aligned and publicly traded companies: SunPower and ...
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Green Economy Generated $1.3 Trillion, 7% of US GDP

Trying to figure out just how important the green economy is to the entire U.S. economy has been as much an art as a science. The U.S. Department of Labor ...
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Short Sellers Dodge Solar, Pounce on 2 Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on September 30.  Of the companies we watch, short interest increased on ...
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How SunPower Plans to Preserve Its Federal Investment Tax Credits

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) made a handy gain on Monday after the company announced that it has entered into a joint venture with Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Does Congress Vote on Tax Credits Improve Climate Change?

As U.S. tax credit policies near the end of their legislative lives, both houses of Congress are currently considering extending or expanding existing credits to support a goal of achieving ...
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Short Sellers Avoid Solar, Jump on Some Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on September 13.  Of the companies we watch, short interest decreased on ...
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Global Electric Vehicle Sales Up 46% in First Half of 2019

Worldwide sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), including both battery-electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV), totaled 1.13 million in the first half of 2019, an increase of 46% compared to ...
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Short Sellers Cooling on Solar Stocks and Fleeing Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on August 30. Of the companies we watch, short interest increased on ...
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Close to Half of Americans Believe Electric Vehicles Need Gasoline in Order to Run

H.L. Mencken is credited with observing that no one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public. He didn't use those very words, but the gist of what ...
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Global Electric Vehicle Sales Declined in July

For the first time since Tesla sold its first plug-in electric vehicle (EV) in 2008, worldwide sales of EVs fell in July. Compared with July of last year, sales declined ...
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Tesla Gambles on Offering Discounted Car Insurance on Its Vehicles

One issue in calculating the cost over any automobile's life is the car insurance rates. The cost to buy a car, to keep it fueled (or charged) up and the ...
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