Tom Konrad's Articles

- 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...

- October 09, 2012

The Chinese Key to Electric Vehicle Adoption

The Chinese State Council Development Research Center Enterprise Institute, "a leading policy research and consulting institution directly under" China's State Council, just released...

- 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...

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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