Tom Konrad's Articles

- January 18, 2013

Power REIT's First Solar Deal

I first wrote about Power REIT's (NYSE:PW) plans to invest in renewable energy real estate in May 2012. The intent was to buy the real estate underlying a solar, wind, or other renewable...

- January 09, 2013

Valuing Finavera's Wind Energy Deal With Pattern Reveals Buying Opportunity

On October 1st, following the failed sale of Finavera Wind Energy's (TSX-V:FVR, OTC:FNVRF) 77 MW Wildmare Wind Energy Project to Innergex Renewable Energy Inc (TSX:INE, OTC: INGXF),...

- January 03, 2013

Year In Review: 11 Clean Energy Stocks for 2012

For the fourth year in a row, my model portfolio of clean energy stocks has beaten the clean energy sector as a whole, this year by 23.8%. Unfortunately, this was mostly due to another...

- January 02, 2013

Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2013

Every year since 2008, I've published a list of ten (or eleven in 2012) clean energy stocks I expect to do well over the coming year. The list is intended as a model portfolio which...

- December 11, 2012

Power REIT: Good if They Lose, Much Better if They Win

Small investors have an advantage over big hedge funds and other professional investors: They don't have as much money.

- December 05, 2012

December Update: 11 Clean Energy Stocks for 2012

Obama's reelection did not bring on a new bull market for clean energy stocks, as some had hoped. My clean energy model portfolio was flat (+0.4%) for the month, while the widely held...

- November 28, 2012

Geothermal Stocks Warming Up

After a couple years of chilly investor sentiment, geothermal stocks are starting to warm up. The sector has been so beaten down that the small exploration and production players seem...

- November 20, 2012

Ameresco Revenues Fall Off Fiscal Cliff

The climate of uncertainty caused by deadlock in Washington is leading to penny-wise, pound foolish behavior at all levels of government, and Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) felt the pain...

- October 22, 2012

Solar REITs: A Better Way to Invest in Solar

The last day for a solar developer to submit an application for the Treasury's 1603 grant program was September 30th, and only for grandfathered solar projects which broke ground before...

- October 12, 2012

Will Higher Heat Content in Trash Help Waste-to-Energy Stocks?

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently published an article describing an increase in the energy content of municipal solid waste (MSW). The reason for this increase...

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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