Tom Konrad's Articles

- October 08, 2012

Wind Developers For Sale: 11 Clean Energy Stocks for 2012, October Update

September was another quiet month for my Clean Energy model portfolio and the stock market in general, with the exception of Finavera Wind Energy (TSX:FVR, OTC:FNVRF), which put itself...

- September 18, 2012

Brookfield Renewable Energy Likely To Vote Against Western Wind Management in Proxy Battle

When it emerged that Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners ("Brookfield", TSX:BRP.UN, OTC: BRPFF) had acquired approximately one sixth of Western Wind Energy's (TSXV:WND, OTC:WNDEF)...

- August 20, 2012

A123's Deal With China's Wanxiang Would Value the Stock at $0.55 a Share

It was no secret that A123 Systems (NASD:AONE) was desperate for money. It's also no secret that Chinese companies are interested in buying Western companies, especially when they can...

- August 06, 2012

11 Clean Energy Stocks for 2012: August Update

July was a good month for my Clean Energy model portfolio. Since the last update, these 11 stocks are up an average of 3.3%, with a year to date return total return a tiny loss of -0.5%....

- August 03, 2012

Western Wind Energy: A Matter of Trust and Value

I recently wrote about Western Wind Energy's (TSXV:WND, OTC:WNDEF) plans to increase the 1603 cash grant for their Windstar wind farm. But that was not the only thing discussed in the...

- July 30, 2012

Lime Energy or Lemon Energy?

Last week, when Lime Energy (NASD:LIME) announced that an internal investigation by its audit committee had revealed up to $15 million in misreported revenue, my first instinct was...

- July 27, 2012

The Efficiency Tango: A Deeper Look at Geothermal Heat Pump Efficiency

A couple weeks ago, I compared the efficiency of the two most advanced geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) recently launched by Waterfurnace Renewable Energy (TSX:WFI, OTC:WFIFF) and Climatemaster,...

- July 18, 2012

Geothermal Heat Pumps: The Best of the Best

Waterfurnace Renewable Energy (TSX:WFI, OTC:WFIFF) launched its new highly efficient 7 Series geothermal heat pumps (GHP) today. The 7 Series commercial release beats Climatemaster's...

- July 02, 2012

Two EVs for the Other 99 Percent

The chatter among electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts and investors is all about the launch of the Tesla (NASD:TSLA) model S. A cool ride, no doubt, but not many of us are ever going...

- June 26, 2012

One, Two, Three Uses for A123's New Batteries

A123 Systems? (NASD:AONE) announcement of a new battery technology able to operate at both extremely high and low temperatures has the headline writers dreaming of cheaper electric...

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 am co-manager of the JPS Green Economy Fund (http://jpsgreeneconomyfund.com),...

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