Green Chip Stocks

Green Chip Stocks Index:

ABB (ABB) - 19.68 -0.16

Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - 20.36 ↑ 0.39

Capstone Turbine (CPST) - 0.65 -0.01

Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) - 721.33 -2.10

Daqo New Energy (DQ) - 19.81 ↑ 0.45

First Solar (FSLR) - 43.72 -0.46

General Electric (GE) - 24.38 -0.21

Hannon Armstrong (HASI) - 13.86 -0.14

Hanwha SolarOne (HSOL) - 1.04 ↑ 0.08

iPatch DJ-UBS Coffee (JO) - 30.38 ↑ 0.89

iPath Pure Beta Coffee (CAFE) - 20.31 ↑ 0.51

JA Solar (JASO) - 7.98 ↑ 0.00

Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) - 8.35 ↑ 0.09

NRG, Inc. (NRG) - 25.34 -0.20

NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD) - 54.73 -0.45

Ormat (ORA) - 27.34 -0.34

Pattern Energy Group (PEGI) - 29.79 -0.99

SolarCity (SCTY) - 50.10 -0.06

SunEdison (SUNE) - 19.83 -0.20

SunPower (SPWR) - 25.37 ↑ 0.04

TerraForm Power (TERP) - 32.77 -0.05

Tesla (TSLA) - 205.98 -0.57

TransAlta Renewables (RNW) - 11.34 ↑ 0.00

Trina Solar (TSL) - 8.97 ↑ 0.21

U.S. Geothermal (HTM) - 0.46 ↑ -0.00

Whole Foods Market (WFM) - 53.15 -0.34

Yingli Green Energy (YGE) - 1.96 ↑ 0.05

Community Solar with Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL)

Community Solar Programs Just Make Sense

by Tim Conneally
Friday, January 23, 2015

xcelsolarWe've been saying it for a couple of years already, but it bears repeating: Community solar projects just make sense.

When 85% of the residential market doesn't have appropriate space for a solar project, solar gardens are kind of a no-brainer. Pick a place that's good to build a solar farm, open it up to consumers who can't build their own, and massively multiply the market size.

However, it's really not that simple. The rollout of these types of projects has been anything but smooth.

In early ...

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5 Solar Stocks to Own in 2015

Time to Buy!

by Jeff Siegel
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

This past Saturday afternoon, Rick Diaz locked in another customer.

A former roofing contractor, Rick is now a sales rep and installation manager for a small roofing and solar company in Maryland. He tells me most people he talks to about solar have pretty much already made up their minds before he even walks in the door:

The investment works out for young couples who are going to be in these homes for more than ten years. But most seem more concerned about the environment than the return on ...

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Honda Natural Gas Civic Struggles to Remain Relevant

Time for Honda to get out of the Compliance Car Slow Lane

by Jeff Siegel
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

natgacarI learned today that sales of Honda's natural gas Civic tanked 65% in 2014.

I didn't even know they were still trying to sell those things!

I actually remember a few years ago, attending a car show and talking to a Honda rep who was pushing this thing. I didn't have the heart to tell him he was barking up the wrong tree when he tried to sell me on all the benefits.

What benefits?

Inferior fuel economy, a clunky ride, and no infrastructure?

Sure, there was the special fueling unit that could be ...

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