Tom Konrad's Articles

- July 24, 2014

Fifteen Clean Energy Yield Cos: Company Structure

In the first article of this survey of yield cos, I looked at the possible reasons for the seemingly endless enthusiasm for US-listed clean energy yield cos. Here, I'll take a look...

- July 21, 2014

Fifteen Clean Energy Yield Cos, Created Unequal

In January I predicted 2014 would be the year "renewable energy finance comes of age." Here's how Jennifer Runyon quoted me on Renewable Energy World:

- July 17, 2014

The Quick Guide To A Green Stock Portfolio

For most people, the best way to build a green or fossil-free portfolio will be to use mutual funds or an investment advisor. The exceptions are those who like to do things for themselves,...

- July 14, 2014

June Bloom: Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2014, Q2 Update

After two weak months, June brought a strong recovery to clean energy stocks and the market in general. The broad market benchmark IWM put on 7.2 percent, reversing its previous loss...

- June 09, 2014

Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2014: June Update

While the major market indexes were hitting new highs in May, small capitalization stocks and clean energy stocks (most of which are small cap) continued to lag. The broad market benchmark...

- May 26, 2014

The Very Quick Guide to a Green Portfolio

For many, the decision to get out of fossil fuels is an easy one. It may be because it's the right thing to do, or because we see the risks of investing in businesses built around an...

- May 19, 2014

Renewable Energy Stocks by the kWh

I recently sized up five renewable energy power producers using the metric that’s most often used for solar panels: Dollars per Watt ($/W). It’s an intuitive metric, but has serious...

- May 12, 2014

Renewable Energy Stocks By Dollars Per Watt

Dollars per watt ($/W) is a lousy measure of the economics of solar, but it persists. Most likely, it persists because it seems familiar. We can pay $4 for a watt of solar, or $4 for...

- May 07, 2014

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: May Update

April showers fell on both the broad market and clean energy stocks last month, but my picks weathered the storm relatively well. My clean energy benchmark (PBW) was down 5.9 percent...

- May 05, 2014

Can't Put Solar On Your House? Four Ways To Invest In Solar Leases

The secret sauce for bringing residential solar into the mainstream is the solar lease. With the simple value proposition of little or no money down and cost savings from day one, a...

Tom Konrad

Tom Konrad

Tom Konrad is a private money manager and freelance writer focused on Peak Oil and Climate Change as investment themes. He manages portfolios for individual clients and is Head of Research for the JPS Green Economy Fund (http://jpsgreeneconomyfund.com),...

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