Indian State Plans To Cover 300 Government Buildings With Rooftop Solar Power Projects

Governments across Indian states seem to be scrambling to launch programs to set up solar rooftop projects after the success of such projects in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state. The latest state to join the bandwagon is the southern state of Tamil Nadu, which has had years of supply-demand …

RGS Energy: Troubling Inconsistencies

By Garvin Jabusch, cofounder and chief investment officer of Green Alpha® Advisors, LLC   RGS Energy: Troubling Inconsistencies Posted: 08 Jul 2014 04:47 PM PDT Garvin Jabusch About three weeks ago, I posted a piece called “RGS Energy, Tempered, Opportunistic Growth,” an optimistic bit of coverage on one of our holdings,  (RGSE), …

THE CROWD CAFE:Early-stage private capital markets are moving online. How about later-stage?

Crowdfunding news, research and resources  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] Early-stage private capital markets are moving online. How about later-stage? May 08, 2014 11:00 am | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Offerboard unveiled its online private placement platform at TechCrunch Disrupt earlier this week. Aiming to facilitate transactions …

Koch net worth hits $100 billion as Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress

  Koch net worth hits $100 billionas Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress     Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index shows Charles and David Koch’s combined net worth as now surpassing the $100 billion benchmark, far beyond Bill Gates’ $79 billion, Sheldon Adelson’s $36 billion, George Soros’s $26 billion, and Tom …

The Crowd Cafe: The Rise of Meaningful Investing

  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] The Rise of Meaningful Investing Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Crowdinvesting is the byproduct of two strands of disruption: technical and cultural.  We explored the technical disruption in the first part of this series. Specifically looking at low-end disruption, a pattern codified by Clayton …

This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas

  This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas By Jeff Siegel | Monday, May 6th, 2013 It was boasted as an energy breakthrough. Bloom Energy’s Bloom Box paraded around the media — including a very generous piece aired by 60 Minutes as some kind of new, game-changing magical energy creation device that …

FAULTY OR INCOMPLETE ANALYSIS SKEWS NUMBERS AND CONCLUSIONS

FAULTY OR INCOMPLETE ANALYSIS SKEWS NUMBERS AND CONCLUSIONS   By Scott Sklar, for REW   Analyst Matthew Strep’s analysis of an NREL Renewables study appeared here and in The Washington Post on April 5th . His commentary on the potential for renewable energy to meet climate change reductions was limited to …

GMI Ratings Research Finding: Companies with Bottom-Decile Accounting and Governance Risk (AGR®) Ratings 3.6 Times More Likely to Experience Major Drops in Stock Price

Important research from Ethical Markets advisory board member, Robert A. G. Monks, founder of GMI Ratings September 25, 2012 in GMI Press Releases New York — September 25, 2012 — GMI Ratings, the leading provider of research on environmental, social, governance (ESG) and accounting-related risks affecting the performance of public …

Solar Verticals and “Balance of System” Valuations : AltEnergyStocks.com

Solar Verticals and “Balance of System” Valuations Posted: 11 Oct 2011 04:07 PM PDT Garvin Jabusch Tom Konrad has kindly provided an opportunity for me to contribute a response to his recent piece “Inverter Stocks: A Value BOS Play on Solar.” I’m grateful for the opportunity because it gives me …

The Consumption Dilemma: Leverage Points for Accelerating Sustainable Growth

The World Economic Forum’s work on sustainable consumption has gained momentum over the last three years. The issue has moved up the agenda of governments and businesses while acceptance of the need for “sustainable consumption” has become more widespread. Following a strong commitment to sustainable consumption from CEOs at the …