Renewable Energy

NextEra Energy Stock Forecast: Sunny and Windy

If you’re someone who drives a rig that gets 10 miles per gallon, here’s how you can hedge the increasing costs at the pump. Invest in two dividend champions whose ebb and flow are tied directly to the price of oil – Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX). Exxon has a fascinating business model with […]

Fluence Energy Stock: A Global Energy Storage Leader

Some disruptive tech themes generate more interest than others for reasons we can only speculate on. For example, investors have shown a great deal of interest in energy storage. With all these electric cars driving around, makes sense to invest in lithium batteries, right? Well, that’s easier said than done, something we talked about in […]

3 Wave Energy Stocks Capturing the Ocean’s Power

Instead of idolizing movie stars (people whose job is pretending to be someone they’re not) athletes (people who play games for a living), and singers (people who sing songs), society ought to idolize those who have accomplished something. You may not know the name Victor Vescovo, but the man is an absolute legend. After climbing […]

Heliogen Stock is a Risky Play on Concentrated Solar

The emergence of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) has paved the way for financiers to make boatloads of cash very quickly, companies to raise massive amounts of funding very quickly, all while the retail investor gets the short end of the stick. We’ve covered more than 40 SPACs, and what they all have in common […]

Molten Salt Reactors Leading Advanced Nuclear Technology

Some emerging technologies are advancing so rapidly that we seem to write about them every week. Artificial intelligence is the most obvious example, as it bleeds into most other sectors, including robotics, smart cities, drug discovery, and the list goes on. Progress around other technologies is so painfully slow – and the eventual payoff debatable […]

When Will Carbon Capture Tech Become Economically Viable?

The first day at a new job is usually uneventful. There are HR policies to sign and disregard, break rooms to explore, and hours to wait while the Help Desk tries to get you signed into the system. So it was with some surprise that we learned that the head of the new U.S. administration […]

The Biggest Renewable Energy Company in the World

It was just over a year ago when we had boots on the ground in Azerbaijan scouting tech startups for our piece on the Top 12 Disruptive Tech Startups in the Caucasus. Of the three countries featured in our piece, Azerbaijan is the only one afflicted with “the curse of oil.” It’s the same curse […]

Space-Based Solar Power for Energy Transmission

One of the silver linings in the current coronavirus pandemic that is making ESG-investing types particularly happy is the news that Mother Nature is finally getting a breather as the wheels of commerce grind to a halt. Greenhouse gas emissions are way down because no one is going anywhere and factories aren’t producing stuff. Of […]

Drones and Robots That Clean Wind Turbines

In our recent article on Vestas, the largest wind turbine manufacturer in the world, we talked about how wind power is on a steep growth trajectory with $4.5 trillion expected to blow into the sector over the next 30 years. In the company’s latest annual report, we noted that their services division is growing by double digits with a […]

The Largest Wind Turbine Manufacturer in the World

In our article on how “Wind Power Quietly Leads Solar Power,” we talked about how onshore wind has become the first renewable energy source to beat conventional carbon-based energy generation on price. That’s according to investment bank Lazard which looked at the “Levelized Cost of Energy” which subtracts all subsidies and penalties from the equation to truly compare apples […]