Green Chip Stocks Index:
ABB (ABB) - 21.69 -0.14
Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - 36.36 -0.13
Capstone Turbine (CPST) - 0.64 ↑ 0.00
Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) - 637.50 ↑ 1.90
Daqo New Energy (DQ) - 29.00 ↑ 0.14
First Solar (FSLR) - 63.43 -1.32
General Electric (GE) - 26.80 -0.05
Hannon Armstrong (HASI) - 19.00 -0.02
Hanwha SolarOne (HSOL) - 1.10 ↑ 0.00
iPatch DJ-UBS Coffee (JO) - 24.46 -0.02
iPath Pure Beta Coffee (CAFE) - 16.56 ↑ 0.07
JA Solar (JASO) - 10.15 -0.26
Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) - 6.33 -0.85
NRG, Inc. (NRG) - 25.53 ↑ 0.82
NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD) - 51.36 ↑ 0.21
Ormat (ORA) - 38.32 ↑ 0.59
Pattern Energy Group (PEGI) - 30.52 -0.14
SolarCity (SCTY) - 60.00 -0.02
SunEdison (SUNE) - 26.61 -0.89
SunPower (SPWR) - 33.97 -0.88
TerraForm Power (TERP) - 41.68 -0.38
Tesla (TSLA) - 218.43 -0.18
TransAlta Renewables (RNW) - 11.34 ↑ 0.00
Trina Solar (TSL) - 12.58 -0.26
U.S. Geothermal (HTM) - 0.50 ↑ 0.01
Whole Foods Market (WFM) - 49.63 ↑ 1.38
Yingli Green Energy (YGE) - 1.90 -0.03
Quebec Climate Change Initiative
Quebec Ponies Up $2.6 Billion to Reduce Carbon Emissions
As reported in Green Car Congress, the Premier of Québec Jean Charest along with the Minister of Sustainable Development Pierre Arcand and Minister of Transport Pierre Moreau recently unveiled the Québec 2013-2020 Action Plan on Climate Change (PACC 2020).
What this plan entails is a $2.6 billion total investment into the province’s efforts to wean it from fossil fuels. 63% of the funding will go directly to the transportation sector for efforts such as to encourage the use of hybrid trucks, the purchase of equipment that reduces fossil fuel consumption and the use of alternative fuel-powered vehicles.
Officials expect this new plan to result in the reduction of greenhouse gas levels by 20% below 1990 levels as well as eliminate 6.1 megatons of greenhouse gases from entering the atmosphere by 2020. Ultimately, Québec hopes to drop greenhouse gas emissions by 11.7 megatons.
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