Tom Konrad's Articles

- February 26, 2013

Two Green Stocks I Told My Sister to Sell

Once a year, I give my sister stock trading advice. Managing money is not her thing, so any more often and she'd likely lose interest, and not do anything. With that constraint, I wait...

- February 19, 2013

Western Wind & Brookfield: Time To Declare Victory and Go Home

I recently tendered my shares of Western Wind Energy (TSX-V:WND, OTC:WNDEF) to Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners' (TSX:BEP.UN, OTC: BRPFF) with an extended offer for Western Wind...

- February 13, 2013

Why Did Finavera Wind Energy's Stock Crash?

A month ago, I was convinced that Finavera Wind Energy's (TSX-V:FVR, OTC:FNVRF) stock was only temporarily trading at depressed levels in the low 20 cent range because investors were...

- February 04, 2013

Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2013: January Update

January has been a great month for clean energy stocks, and the stock market as a whole. My clean energy benchmark, the Powershares Wilderhill Clean Energy Index (PBW), returned 10.9%,...

- January 22, 2013

New Ways to Invest in Solar Like Buffett

Over the last couple of years, investors who were hoping to do well by doing good have gotten bad sunburns. Since the start of 2011, the two ETFs which track the solar sector, Guggenheim...

- 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.

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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