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  • 3 Ways to Invest in Renewable Energy

    By Phillip Woolgar - July 16, 2013 | Tickers: GPRE, SPWR, TAC

    Renewable energy accounts for approximately 16% of total energy consumption. While most of that is provided through biomass and hydroelectricity, there are smaller segments of renewable energy -- such as wind, solar and ethanol. These smaller segments of green forms of energy present a considerable amount of opportunity for investors, who could potentially get in early on a power-producing segment that hasn't fully caught on.

    While these stocks pose a more »

  • Seeking Yield? Don’t Forget Electricity Providers

    By Damon Churchwell - January 7, 2013 | Tickers: ED, HE, TAC

    The most stable equities and some of those offering the highest dividend yield seem to be electricity generators. That said, the stocks have sold off somewhat of late, probably because investors are taking on more risk and leaving these holdings behind.

    The selloff creates an opportunity for conservative market participants to gain some capital along with steadily increasing payouts. Here are just a few of the group in detail.

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