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Subsidies. We’ve all heard about “energy subsidies” and “oil subsidies” but what are they really? Subsidies in a general sense are money given by the government to various industries in order to make their goods more affordable than they would be in the open market. There are agricultural subsidies, energy subsidies, and technology subsidies, [...]
In a remarkably clear trend, SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) just announced $325 million in new commitments for residential solar lease projects from Citi and Credit Suisse. SunPower joins in the recent cash infusions from banks for firms such as SolarCity, SunRun, OneRoof, Clean Power Finance, and Borrego Solar totaling more than $600 million in what is [...]
China recently overtook America as the world’s largest consumer of energy — also making it the largest emitter of greenhouse gas emissions. Led by China, countries pumped record levels of CO2 into the atmosphere in 2011, setting the world on a path to 11 degree Fahrenheit warming by the end of the century. If that [...]
The U.S.’s continued reliance on coal and natural gas to generate electricity makes efficient gasoline-powered vehicles a lower-carbon alternative to electric vehicles in most states, according to a new report by Climate Central. In an analysis of life-cycle emissions from vehicles, based on how electricity is generated in each state, researchers found that the hybrid [...]
In 1880, the U.S. used about 5 quads in total. In 2010, the DOE’s revised (downward) estimate was 98 quads. The compound annual growth for those 130 years was 2.32%, which is almost exactly what the DOE EIA projects for the developing world between now and 2035. But growth was not evenly spaced throughout this [...]
This one is for the chart nerds. A month ago I wrote about the changing cost of solar from 2009 to 2010, and the still remarkable lack of correlation between state solar market size and the cost of solar. In particular, one chart plotted the cost of solar against the size of the state market, [...]
New survey-based data from SolarBuzz points very clearly to a very much needed ongoing adjustment to manufacturers planned module shipments. The chart above illustrates the issue very succinctly. In SolarBuzz´s survey conducted in Q2 of the current year, manufacturers were still planning on shipping just over 8 GW of modules in Q3 of this year and almost 9 [...]
New York state has been providing incentives for photovoltaics (PV) for several years now through NYSERDA. Solar Thermal (ST) has relied mainly on tax incentives from thefederal and state governments without direct rebates. On average, about 500 ST systems have been installed per year in NY, vs. 20,000 systemsper year for PV. That is about [...]
Chart courtesy of www.stockcharts.com ( click to enlarge ) Inline with my anticipation, the stock confirmed today the reversal whenit broke up above the $3.61 level. The stock price is now riding on anupward movement. Technically, my model remains long, targeting 4.32 (50 dma ). Immediate support is seen at 4 area. CCI heading up [...]
Chart courtesy of www.stockcharts.com ( click to enlarge ) JASO- Wednesday, JASO bounced back the last part of the day, as the stockclosed up $1.23 on the day. At this stage the stock is oversold andcould bounce. Despite weak signal from MACD in the technical dailychart as MACD and signal line are below 0, the [...]
Chart courtesy of www.stockcharts.com ( click to enlarge ) TSLis still facing resistance around 28. The technical daily chart isshowing some bullish bias. On Balance Volume is increasing, indicatingaccumulation of shares in the market and KD line is indicating upwardswing. If the surge can continue as the KD indicates, MACD may bepushed to above 0, [...]
Chart courtesy of www.stockcharts.com ( click to enlarge ) ESLRis falling in the after-hours session after reported a wider quarterlynet loss on lower selling prices and rising start-up costs forproduction facilities. The second-quarter net loss was $20.3 million,or 11 cents per share, compared with a net loss of $8.9 million, or 8cents per share, a [...]
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