alternative energy

Why SunPower Finally Looks Safe for Investors Again

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) had been having a tough year, along with many other companies that are tied to solar energy. It seems that even in alternative energy nothing lasts ...
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Audi Introduces Its Answer to the Tesla Model X

Volkswagen's Audi group on Monday took the wraps off the company's first all-electric luxury midsize sport utility vehicle, the Audi e-tron. The vehicle won't be available until the second quarter ...
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Short Sellers Jump on One Solar, One Alt Energy Stock

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on August 31. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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China Electric Vehicle Sales More Than Double in First Half of 2018

In the first six months of 2018, half of all passenger plug-in electric vehicles (called New Energy Vehicles or NEVs) sold worldwide were purchased in China. On top of that, ...
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What California’s Renewable Energy Bill Means for Customers Near and Far

The California state legislature on Tuesday approved a bill that requires 100% of electricity sold in the state to come from renewable sources by 2045. The legislation also requires electricity ...
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European Electric Car Sales Jump by 42% in First Half of 2018

European sales of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) totaled 195,000 in the first six months of 2018, up 42% compared with the same period in ...
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The 3 Board Members Who Get to Decide If Tesla Goes Private

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has done whatever it can to avoid any further scandal about a going-private transaction involving Elon Musk. After Musk controversially tweeted out that he's considering a ...
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Short Interest Slides on Solar Stocks, Rises on Alt Energy

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on July 31.  Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
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More Telling Views on Elon Musk’s Tesla Ambitions

Would Tony Stark tweet while flying in an Iron Man movie? That has to be what some long investors and short sellers alike in Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) have to ...
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UPS and the Rise of the Electric Truck

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) has 119,000 vehicles to deliver packages that go through its systems. Some of these use alternative energy. Now, the company wants to push further ...
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Bloom Energy Rocks Into IPO

Better late than never. That's one way to look at the initial public offering (IPO) for Bloom Energy Corp. (NYSE: BE). The alternative energy company priced its 18 million share ...
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Short Interest Falling in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on July 13.  Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
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Where Short Sellers Are Focused in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on June 29. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
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Short Sellers High on Solar Stocks, Mixed on Alt Energy

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on June 15.  Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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Global Renewable Energy Investments to Reach $11.5 Trillion Through 2050

Between now and 2050, global spending on new electric power generation is forecast to total $11.5 trillion. Of that total, 73% — $8.4 trillion — will be invested in solar ...
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