Alternative Energy Stocks
Alternative energy stocks are grabbing more of the limelight. And there’s good reason for that. Environmental concerns such as global warming have continued to grow in recent years. Alternative energy is the only solution that offers a means of generating power with minimal environmental impact.
Although some alternative energy technologies will never account for more than a few percent of the U.S. electric grid, they could see annualized growth of more than 20 percent for at least the next decade. The trick to playing alternative energy stocks is to avoid the hype and identify the companies that are executing on their vision.
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First Solar's lowered sales guidance causes its stock to drop more than 20% in a single day, but the solar energy stock remains profitable and is no Solyndra.
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The need to to make alternative energy more efficient and power transmission more reliable will drive demand for this company's products.
This week’s election changed a lot of things, but whether the green movement will ever unlock any profits remains to be seen.
Don’t buy the hype surrounding alternative energy; this sector faces severe headwinds that will only intensify as EU nations prune budgets.