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Tom Konrad is a financial analyst, portfolio manager, and freelance writer specializing in renewable energy and energy efficiency investing.  He writes articles about investing in clean energy for AltEnergyStocks.com, and at the more

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Clearing Up Some Confusion Over Community Solar In New York
Community Solar in New York has a messaging problem. It is confusing and aggressive. Fortunately, aggressive marketing is not universal among community solar developers. Unfortunately, the lack of clarity is almost universal.
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Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2019: April Ascent
The big winner was Valeo SA, which shot up 25%.
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Covanta’s Q1: Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2019
Leading waste-to-energy operator Covanta’s stock has been the second best performing holding in my 10 Clean Energy Stocks for 2019 model portfolio.
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Too Good To Last? Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2019
The strong performance in the first quarter makes me nervous, especially since the last time we saw gains like these it was the stock market rebound from the financial crisis.
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Ten Clean Energy Stocks: Valeo February Update
Weak industry growth and overoptimistic management projections in 2018 led Valeo stock to get massively beaten down. Despite the horrible year, the company was still profitable and paid a healthy dividend.
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Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2018: Wrap-Up
While my full year performance was satisfactory, my short term predictions from the start of December fared less well.
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Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2017: Summer Harvest
1 year ago

Just published a new article, here: www.altenergystocks.com/.../brookfields-yieldco-buying-spree/ since you ask.

In this article: SSW, PEGI, CAFD, HASI, NYLD-A, NEP, ABY, CVA, MIXT, ASPN
Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2017: January Jump
2 years ago

That's right. As of Dec 31st, 2016, I was confident that the stocks would end the year in between the high and low targets. See the original 10 for 17 article for details: www.altenergystocks.com/.../...essing_trump_1.html

In this article: PEGI, CAFD, HASI, NYLD-A, ABY, NEP, CVA, SSW, MIXT, ASPN
Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2016: July - August Earnings Season
2 years ago

It depends on my investment goals and risk tolerance. I think $REGI has the greatest potential for gains from the current price. $PEGI is probably best for a more risk adverse reader. But I don't buy that premise that I can only invest in one. You could use a brokerage like Motif and buy a basket of stocks for a single $9.95 commission. www.altenergystocks.com/.../...mall_investors.html

In this article: AMRC, REGI, PEGI, HASI, MIXT, TERP, EVA, GPP, GLBL, NYLD-A, TRSWF
Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2015: A Fine February
4 years ago

Disruptive technologies like solar always have trouble with incumbents, but I believe that solar's growing cost advantage has reached the point that utilities cannot win, they can only delay. And the worse they make the economics for grid-connected solar, the more attractive off-grid solar will become.

The smarter utilities are the ones taking the "if you can't beat em join em" tactic, and are incorporating distributed solar in their business plans by doing things like renting homeowner's rooftops for their own solar installations. The homeowner gets the rental payment and no headaches, while the utility avoids losing marketshare to a solar leasing company, and gets to ratebase the installation.

In this article: HASI, MCQPF, ACGPF, NFYEF, AMRC, MIXT, PW, FF, BGC, TRSWF
Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: Spooky October
4 years ago

You make a good point that I should have mentioned oil prices in my discussion of PBW's recent decline.

On the other hand, what's happening to clean energy stocks in general is less relevant to my list, which is designed to invest in clean energy without the same level of risk you would get with ETFs like PBW. You'll note that my list is beating both its clean energy benchmark *and* small cap stocks in general.

In this article: AMRC, MCQPF, MGMXF, NFYEF, PENGF, PFBOF, HASI, ACGPF, PW, MIXT
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

ACGPF Accell Group NV Heerenveen
AMRC Ameresco Inc.
BEP Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P.
BGC General Cable Corporation
CVA Covanta Holding Corporation
GEX Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF Trust
HASI Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital
INGXF INNERGEX RENEWABLE
MCQPF CAPSTONE INFRAS CORP
MGMXF ALTERRA POWER CORP
NFYEF NEW FLYER INDS INC
NYLD NRG Yield, Inc
PBW PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio
PEGI Pattern Energy Group Inc.
PFBOF PFB CORP
PW Power Reit
SSW Seaspan Corporation
TERP TerraForm Power, Inc.
VE Veolia Environnement
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