Solar Energy

Array Technologies – A Solar Tracking Stock

Solar is finally having its day in the sun as the Invesco Solar ETF reaches new highs, aided by the merger of Sunrun and Vivint which have soared to the moon. The reason? Everything points to solar being the theme du jour for Robinhood day-trader types to pile into. Further evidence to support this claim […]

Why is The Only Solar Energy ETF Soaring?

Why Has the Guggenheim Solar ETF (TAN) Underperformed? was the title of an article we published more than three years ago. My how things have changed. Since the beginning of this year, TAN is up +96% compared to a Nasdaq return of +24% over the same time frame. There’s no longer any competing solar ETF […]

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 […]

Sunnova Energy – A Residential Solar Stock

When the world’s largest producer of renewable energy is also the world’s largest electric utility company, you know that renewable energy is now economically viable. In places where electricity is expensive to produce, moving to renewable energy is a no-brainer. During our recent trip to some Pacific Island countries, we talked to a New Zealand solar […]

Seasteading Movement Seeks To Build Floating Cities

Oceanfront property is some of the most sought-after and expensive in the world. Nearly 25 years ago, the median value of waterfront properties was 64% more than the median value of all homes, according to Zillow. About five years ago, the difference was more like 116% – and that was while the housing market was […]

What is the Most Efficient Solar Cell Out There Today?

Despite the fact that the sun only shines sometimes, solar energy has proven to be a viable alternative to beautiful, beautiful coal and other fossil fuels. Total solar PhotoVoltaic (PV) capacity in the United States reached 64.2 gigawatts in 2018, enough to power 12.3 million American homes (or most of Southeast Asia). Part of the […]

How a Solar Panel Tracking System Works

If we want to understand how a solar panel tracking system works, we might consider it as a form of biomimicry with the idea being stolen directly from nature. Sunflowers are fast-growing plants, achieving heights of between 5 feet to 12 feet in less than six months. What’s most interesting about the sunflower isn’t how fast it […]

How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Renewable Energy

We learned last month that we have about a dozen years or so left before this big blue ball goes up in flames. While we are stridently apolitical at Nanalyze, we also strongly believe in the power of science and technology to understand and tackle humanity’s biggest challenges (and to create a bit of wealth along […]

Solar Power Investment Funds from Wunder Capital

Every day we wake up to light and warmth provided to us by a massive ongoing nuclear explosion which we call the sun. It’s an extremely valuable resource considering the fact that it isn’t going anywhere for millions of years – that is until it consumes earth and kills us all. (This is why NewSpace is a […]