by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report November 20, 2013 The Roen Financial Report closely covers the universe of 30 alternative energy Mutual Funds (MFs) and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). We use a proprietary ranking method to pick the best funds, looking at measures that include fees, risk, tax liability, and the financial health […]
by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report November 14, 2013 The latest earnings numbers released by SolarCity show a mixed bag of results. Total revenues have been rising for the past 4 quarters, and the number of customers SolarCity is signing up continues to soar. All is not rosy, though, as operating expenses relative to […]
by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report November 7, 2013 The reboot of the electric grid is an exciting investment opportunity that promises to be one of the biggest energy transformation stories of the early 21st century. Bloomberg New Energy Finance projects that by 2018 global smart grid investments should grow to $25.2 billion per year. […]
by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report October 31, 2013 The Paradigm Portfolio is a select list of green investments that are considered best positioned to benefit from the energy paradigm shift away from foreign oil and polluting coal and toward cleaner power alternatives. These leadership companies are culled from a list of nearly 250 […]
by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report October 25, 2013 A significant alternative energy investment theme with potential for growth over the next few years is offshore wind. This article looks at the promise of marine based wind, potential pitfalls, and names three investments that could benefit from large-scale offshore wind development that is likely […]
by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report October 18, 2013 SolarCity has become a sort of proxy for the future of solar in this country. This tremendously successful company is coming up on a one year anniversary of its IPO in December. Several developments at SolarCity warrant a closer look into this dynamic company […]
by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report October 11, 2013 The Paradigm Portfolio is a select list of green investments that are considered best positioned to benefit from the energy paradigm shift away from foreign oil and polluting coal and towards cleaner power alternatives. These leadership companies are culled from a list of around 250 […]
by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report October 1, 2013 Alternative energy MFs racked up extremely robust gains in the past year. Returns range from a low of 16%, to a high of 64% for a mutual fund that is heavy into solar investments. ETFs also did well, but returns are much more variable. […]
by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report September 18, 2013 The market is starting to notice that solar investing has been extremely profitable in 2013. As of the middle of September, the average solar stock is up over 50% in the past year, and over 15% in three months (that’s over 60% annualized!). These returns […]
by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial ReportSeptember 5, 2013 The Roen Financial Report has long been reporting on whether prices of green investments are at high, low or fair value levels. A new feature, the Fair Value Chart, has been added to our alternative energy investment website for the benefit of our valued readers. This […]
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