Alternative Energy


How This One Company Is Leading Europe's Wind Power Revolution

These are chaotic times in the global energy sector, to put it mildly.

Here in the United States, we're in the grip of an acute oil and gas company debt crisis, as rising oil prices have come far too late to save leveraged companies that simply borrowed too much during the good times of expensive oil and cheap credit.

Elsewhere, last month's shock "Brexit" vote has upended foreign exchange, sending the euro and sterling into free fall relative to the dollar – the currency in which rapidly rebalancing crude oil is priced.

That same British vote has dealt a knockout blow to the City of London's tenure as the global capital of energy sector financing. Hundreds of billions of dollars are in play and are now on the hunt for a new place to call home.

But all this chaos and uncertainty brings with it opportunity. There are big changes coming to the way energy finance works, and right now there's a breakthrough underway in Europe that's proving more profitable than anyone could have imagined.

But where there's chaos, there's always opportunity. That's especially true of this breakthrough in wind power...


Why the SCTY Stock Price Crashed Today and What's Next

The SCTY stock price crashed more than 25% to $16.50 today after posting worse than expected Q1 2016 results and issuing weak forward guidance.

The SCTY stock price is now down more than 67% in 2016.

We still believe solar is here to stay and share where investors can get the best sector exposure with reduced risk...


SunEdison Stock Price History: How SUNE Crashed 99% in 9 Months

After years of feverish deal-making, solar energy firm SunEdison Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNE) has filed for bankruptcy protection.

The No. 2 solar energy company’s bankruptcy ranks among the largest in recent years.

Here’s a timeline of how SunEdison stock crashed 99% in just nine months.


Why the SunEdison Stock Price Soared 40% Today

The SunEdison stock price soared 41% to $2.68 in pre-market trading today (Tuesday) after its $2.2 billion cash and stock merger for Vivint Solar Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) fell through.

The SunEdison stock price has now climbed more than 45% in the last five trading sessions.

Here's everything you need to know about the deal...


We're in the Most Important Growth Stage for This Energy Source

One segment of the energy industry has added over 100,000 jobs since 2010 – 35,000 in 2015 alone.

It's about to become the most lucrative source of energy in the world.

Which is why big corporations and small startups alike are piling in billions at this early stage of the boom. Here's how to get in on the game early for yourself...


This "Energy Metal" Could Pile on More Double-Digit Gains

There's no end in sight for the energy market's struggles. West Texas Intermediate crude is down 26% in the last 12 months alone. Natural gas is off 19% over the same period.

But there's bullish momentum with this "energy metal" right now. In fact, it's up 28% since July 2015.

And with one easy play, we'll be positioned to collect from this metal's ride higher...


Why We're Bullish on First Solar Stock in 2016

The First Solar stock price is coming off an incredible year.

FSLR beat the bearish S&P 500 by 48.7% in 2015, and we're confident it will continue to outperform the broader market this year.

That's because global demand for solar power is about to see record growth in 2016...


How to Profit from Washington's Election-Year Oil Deal

It's very rare that D.C. policy decisions benefit both the oil and renewable energy sectors – traditionally, a benefit to one sector means a net harm for the other. That's because they're thought of as competitors for the same energy dollar.

But this deal is different: moves to shore up oil's decline have been the primary catalyst in a nice run up for renewables.

And after I show you why this policy is such a bullish development, I'm going to show you how to make some good money on it...


The Top 5 Solar Stocks to Watch in 2016

Solar stocks received a major catalyst last month when Congress passed a bill extending solar credits for another five years.

The U.S. is already one of the world's biggest clean-energy investors, but the extension is a major boost to the industry and solar stocks.

And that's not the only catalyst lifting solar stocks in 2016...


Are Solar Mutual Funds a Good Investment in 2016?

A number of solar mutual funds have already seen handsome gains in 2015.

And they are poised for more returns in 2016 as solar energy demand grows both in and outside the United States.

Here's why 2016 will be another historic year for the global solar energy market...