alternative energy

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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Short Sellers Get Selective With Solar and Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended in mid-August. We have compared to these to the short interest from ...
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Why GM and Volkswagen Are Abandoning Hybrids and Ford and Toyota Are Not

The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Volkswagen have seen the future and it does not include hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) like the Toyota ...
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Short Sellers Mixed on Solar, Alternative Energy Stocks

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 increased on ...
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Why SunPower Earnings Are Blowing Away Investors

When SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) released its second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, the solar energy firm said that it had $0.75 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Short Sellers Mixed on Alternative Energy, Solar Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on July 15. Of the companies we watch, short interest decreased on ...
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