ANALYSIS - Solar rally seen far off as subsidy fears mount
10 July 2008
First Solar Inc (FSLR.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) has been a relative bright spot in the industry. Shares of the thin film solar maker, which were trading at $275.25 on Thursday, were up 92 percent from their 2008 low of $143.31, hit in January, and had declined less than 1 percent in the last three weeks.
Investing in Solar Installers - The Other Side of Solar
9 July 2008
It's fair to say that, so far, solar installers have been the red-headed stepchild of the renewable energy investment world.
Their counterparts, module manufacturers and silicon suppliers, have been in a noticeably different boat. And rightly so.
Renewable energy in 'green gold rush'
1 July 2008
Labelled a "green gold rush," global investment in renewable energy surged some 60 per cent to $148 billion in 2007.
Global investment in renewable energy surged 60 per cent to $148 billion (74.3 billion) last year and is still accelerating despite the slowdown in the wider economy, according to the United Nations.