Posted December 7, 2005
Nonetheless, the oil giants aren't in the renewables game to make the World Wildlife Federation happy. They're doing it because this stuff is profitable. In fact, BP is on track to deliver more than $1 billion in revenues from its solar division by 2008.
Posted November 30, 2005
Over the last few months, Green Chip investors have watched shares of many of their renewable energy plays go through the roof.
Posted November 23, 2005
Early on, even while I was pushing the obvious solar plays, I was also investigating companies (not necessarily publicly-traded companies) and government organizations that had a need for solar integration. Airports needing cheaper, solar runway lighting, military installations needing off-grid installations, high-rise construction firms needing integrated solar design, agricultural outfits needing off-grid irrigation systems.
Posted November 21, 2005
Jeff is an expert in renewable and alternative energy, which makes him a natural for Green Chip Stocks, an investment advisory service that focuses on the emerging boom of renewable energy stocks.
Posted November 17, 2005
You see, thanks to the additional hype generated from SunPower's IPO, the solar industry as a whole has been getting a free PR ride over the past month - which, fortunately for us, has done nothing but push our solar stocks even higher.
Posted November 16, 2005
So it was no surprise that when I told him about Green Chip Stocks and how I was on my way to a Green Building conference in Atlanta, I was met with a sort of patronizing lecture about how Wall Street works and the dangers of investing in such unstable markets.
Posted November 10, 2005
It's roughly 3:00 in Atlanta right now...and I'm strategically perched above the exposition floor at the 2005 International Green Build Conference, witnessing a very anticlimactic case study in irony; environmentalists and capitalists cohabitating in an effort to push the agendas of both sides.
Posted November 9, 2005
You see, Chuck isn't only a prince he's a green entrepreneur, peddling his own line of organic food and sustainable building with more passion than one would expect a royal to muster up for anything beyond polo and a privy purse.
Posted November 2, 2005
On page 24 of this month's Wired Magazine is an ad that reads, "The world consumes two barrels of oil for every barrel discovered. So is this something you should be worried about?"
Posted October 26, 2005
Listen, Im not saying that we should expect to see inner-city gang members drinking quarts of chocolate soy milk from paper bags anytime soon. But to even stock such items in this part of town is certainly proof that conventional crossover could be even more staggering than we thought.
Posted October 19, 2005
Fortunately, leaders in the solar industry have been smart enough to pursue alternative PV manufacturing solutions that will soon take the pressure off solar suppliers when it comes to finding enough silicon to keep up with demand.
Posted October 12, 2005
Attending a press conference with Senator Lamar Alexander (chairman of the subcommittee on Energy) and three of the most powerful CEOs in the solar game last week, I realized one thing as I looked around the room.
Posted October 5, 2005
Nine years ago there were two mass transit bus lines that ran from the quiet tree-lined suburbs of Harford County, MD to the bustling downtown business district of Baltimore city. Having lived in Harford County at one time, I often took this bus to work. It wasn't always convenient but it was usually half-empty and quite inexpensive.
Posted September 28, 2005
The twenty-something woman with the cheerful disposition in the Honda commercial is quite convincing when she flashes a smile and tells primetime viewers that the Insight is the most fuel-efficient vehicle on the market, averaging 66 miles per gallon.
Posted September 21, 2005
Well, according to a February, 2005 study conducted by the Electric Power Research Institute, in collaboration with the D.O.E.'s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and utilities from six states, it has been suggested that ocean and tidal energy technologies could be economically feasible off U.S. shores in the very near future - as soon as investments are made to enable wave technology to reach a cumulative production volume of 10,000 to 20,000 MW.