Green Chip Stocks Index:
ABB (ABB) - 21.38 -0.01
Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - 29.57 -0.16
Capstone Turbine (CPST) - 0.71 ↑ 0.01
Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) - 670.29 -5.23
Daqo New Energy (DQ) - 21.00 ↑ 0.47
First Solar (FSLR) - 58.68 ↑ 0.14
General Electric (GE) - 25.89 -0.02
Hannon Armstrong (HASI) - 16.51 ↑ 0.11
Hanwha SolarOne (HSOL) - 1.10 ↑ 0.00
iPatch DJ-UBS Coffee (JO) - 24.90 -0.38
iPath Pure Beta Coffee (CAFE) - 16.92 -0.26
JA Solar (JASO) - 8.50 -0.23
Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) - 7.26 ↑ 0.05
NRG, Inc. (NRG) - 24.77 -0.61
NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD) - 53.14 -0.48
Ormat (ORA) - 35.00 ↑ 2.38
Pattern Energy Group (PEGI) - 28.12 ↑ 0.14
SolarCity (SCTY) - 52.10 -0.18
SunEdison (SUNE) - 22.28 -0.57
SunPower (SPWR) - 32.06 -0.81
TerraForm Power (TERP) - 34.28 -0.74
Tesla (TSLA) - 207.19 ↑ 3.43
TransAlta Renewables (RNW) - 11.34 ↑ 0.00
Trina Solar (TSL) - 10.40 -0.14
U.S. Geothermal (HTM) - 0.46 -0.01
Whole Foods Market (WFM) - 56.73 -0.16
Yingli Green Energy (YGE) - 2.14 -0.04
Wind Turbine Failures
Did Wind Turbines Fail During Hurricane Sandy?
There's barely a day that goes by when I don't read some bullshit story about how wind farms are killing birds, giving people migraines or blowing up during heavy storms.
The rhetoric is so old and tired, it's really become laughable.
So needless to say, I was quite pleased to read an honest piece this morning that took a closer look at how 3,500 megawatts of wind turbine capacity handled Hurricane Sandy. It was an objective analysis that I thought you might like to read for yourself.
You can link to it here.
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