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Tom Konrad's Articles

- November 04, 2013

Solar Income, Really?

NRG Yield (NYSE:NYLD) was spun out of its parent, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) in July, and has since been greeted with enthusiasm by investors. The stock priced at $22, 10 percent over...

- October 28, 2013

Sunny Climate for Solar Income Up North

In a rational world, the sunniest places would have the warmest reception for solar technology and investment. While solar is having its day in the sun in Hawaii, state incentives make...

- October 18, 2013

Six Weeks, Twelve Clean Energy Stocks

It's been a busy six weeks since I last updated readers on the news events driving my Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2013 and six alternative picks. I looked into the performance of the...

- October 09, 2013

Q3 Portfolio Review: A Bottom For Clean Energy Developers?

In the third quarter, clean energy stocks in general continued their upward trend, turning in a 27 percent gain for the quarter and a 64 percent gain for the year as a whole, as measured...

- October 01, 2013

Graphene Stock Investing: What The Pros Think

Graphene is a crystalline form of carbon in which carbon atoms are arranged in a regular hexagonal pattern. It is very strong, light, and an excellent conductor of heat and electricity....

- September 05, 2013

Insiders Are Buying These Five Canadian Cleantech Stocks

In the U.S. insider trades are easily found on the SEC website, stock exchange websites, and financial aggregation sites. Not so in Canada. A search for insider trades for a Toronto-listed...

- September 03, 2013

Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2013: Summer Update

It's been a busy summer for me and my Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2013 model portfolio. While I delayed my monthly update, the companies in the model portfolio have been very busy reporting...

- August 02, 2013

The Making of a Solar REIT: By the Numbers

Power REIT (NYSE:PW) recently announced that it had closed on a deal to buy approximately 100 acres of land leased to the owners of more than 20 MW of solar projects near Fresno, CA....

- July 10, 2013

The Sustainable Infrastructure Income Trust

Jeffrey Eckel has an investor relations problem. No, there has not been any scandal involving fudging the books or sweatshop labor. Rather, most investors simply don’t seem to “get”...

- July 04, 2013

Finavera Wind Energy's Path to Cash

On June 21st, Finavera Wind Energy (TSXV:FVR, OTC:FNVRF) announced the ratification of the sale of its Tumbler Ridge and Meikle wind energy projects to Pattern Energy with 99.63 percent...

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 (,...

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