Climate Deniers: A Rare Breed in America

According to the latest research, the vast majority of Americans both Democrat and Republican embrace the veracity of anthropogenic climate change and want the government to do something about it. However, according to an analysis by the Center for American Progress, a solid majority (58 percent) of Republicans in the current Congress deny the existence […] Read more

Suntech Upgraded at Collins Stewart $STP

Collins Stewart likes the Suntech Power (STP) earnings report as much as I did and is upgrading the stock from Sell to Hold and has a $14 price target on it.  Hat tip to Street Insider for the following analyst comment: The full details of STP’s blow out 4Q09 can be seen in the attachedtable, […] Read more

Solar Farm Planned for Stewart Air National Guard Base

Things are about to get brighter for the Stewart Air National Guard Base (ANG). According to a recent press release by Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY), a solar farm will be built at the Stewart Air National Guard Base. The project, funded by a $4 million federal investment under the2010 Defense Appropriations bill, will be built […] Read more

Collins Stewart Raises Targets and Estimates On $CSIQ and $TSL

According to,Collins Stewart is out this morning joining the solar bull parade andraising the targets and estimates for both Canadian Solar (CSIQ) andTrina Solar (TSL). They reiterate the Buy rating on Canadian Solar and padded the pricetarget to $40 from $26. The firm cites “slightly higher volumes and ahigher average selling price in Q210.” […] Read more

Collins Stewart Upgrades First Solar (FSLR) To Buy, $160 Price Target

Collins Stewart upgraded First Solar (FSLR) from Hold to Buy this morning and has a price target of $160. Hat tip to for the following analyst comments: The firm notes that its downgrade in March was “due to concerns thatits CY10 EPS was at risk due to impending module price cuts and itssignificant valuation […] Read more