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Small Cap Coal Companies Enjoy Mid-Term Election Bounce

Posted On November 6, 2014 | by AllenCaron

If you are looking for a group of stocks that benefited from the GOP wins in this week’s mid-term elections, look no further than the coal stocks we covered just last month. Based on the results, investors […]

It probably comes as no real surprise, but the news this week that renewable energy now accounts for more than half of 2014’s new U.S. energy capacity is certainly a milestone. Renewable energy, meaning wind and solar […]

Like much of what Elon Musk says and does, the news we covered last week that he was buying the solar start-up Silveo went against the grain of conventional wisdom. Silveo is a Silicon Valley-based solar module manufacturer […]

SolarCity, the largest installer of residential solar panels in the United States, has an ambitious goal: to dramatically drive down prices so that solar power can compete on an unsubsidized basis with fossil-fuel energy from the grid. […]

Though still a relatively new concept for many Americans, electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids are really starting to take off in terms of popularity and widespread use. As production increases, prices fall. The Nissan Leaf, for example, […]

The business of energy generation is back in the news this past week, as GE just offered French industrial company Alstom $17 billion to acquire its energy division, and Alstom accepting the acquisition. According to Forbes, Alstom, […]

Today, Even the Skies Are Green

Posted On April 22, 2014 | by AllenCaron

This week, sustainable synthetic fuel company Solena Fuels has partnered with British Airways to build the first facility dedicated to converting landfill waste into jet fuel, in what they are calling the “Green Sky Project.” British Airways […]

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