Investing in Solar Stocks: What You Need to Know to Make Money in the Global Renewable Energy…

Hardcover | August 3, 2009

byJoseph Berwind

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The solar industry is heating up. In the pasttwo years alone, more than $8 billion havebeen infused into the market, and 20 companieshave gone public. The best news isthat the solar market is still in its infancy,with plenty of room to expand. With anannual growth rate of nearly 50 percent,it has the potential to eclipse all other investmentopportunities.

Investing in Solar Stocks sheds light onevery angle of the subject to help you enterthis booming market with knowledge andconfidence. Previously the realm of eliteinvestors, solar energy is now wide open toasset managers, institutional investors, andfund managers.

From the science of solar energy to expertstrategies for building a portfolio utilizingsolar stocks, this comprehensive introductioncovers critical information about:

  • Government policies drivingthe solar market
  • The growth of solar energyinto a global industry
  • Business models shapingthe industry
  • Manufacturing supply chains
  • Risk and volatility factors
  • Portfolio diversificationand rebalancing
  • The global economic collapse’seffect on the market

    A veteran player in the renewable-energyinvestment world, author Joseph Berwindexplains the investment principles of buying,selling, and shorting solar stocks in easy, engaginglanguage. He also includes case studiesof solar energy companies and useful tradingstrategies from the top hedge fund investorscurrently active in the solar market.

    A rare bull market orbiting in today’s universeof bears, solar energy holds great promise forboth long-term portfolios and short-termgain. Use Investing in Solar Stocks to get in onone of today’s few supercharged markets.

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The solar industry is heating up. In the pasttwo years alone, more than $8 billion havebeen infused into the market, and 20 companieshave gone public. The best news isthat the solar market is still in its infancy,with plenty of room to expand. With anannual growth rate of nearly 50 percent,it has the potential to eclipse all other inve...

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Investment strategies forthe white-hot solar marketA rising star in the investment world, solar power represents more than30% of the $100 billion renewable energy market. Affected by forces notfound in most industries, the solar market is a unique enterprise requiringspecialized understanding. This comprehensive introduction to investi...

Joseph Berwind, founder of Alternative Energy Investing™ (AEI), has ten years of investing experience that includes portfolio management and research in energy-technology, renewable-fuel, advanced materials, and technology equity research. AEI’s clients include many of the top-ten institutional holders in the solar...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.3 × 6.4 × 1.08 inPublished:August 3, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071608958

ISBN - 13:9780071608954

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Solar Technology
Chapter 2: Solar Business Models (Solar Value-Chain, Capital Intensity, Vertical Integration, Emerging Business Models)
Chapter 3: Solar Stock Valuation
Chapter 4: Volatility & Risk (Investing vs. Trading)
Chapter 5: Pulling the Trigger (Buy, Sell or Short - First Steps)
Chapter 6: Investing for the long-run (Successfully diversifying the risks)
Chapter 7: Rebalancing a Solar Portfolio (Selling losers and managing profits)
Chapter 8: Monitoring a Global Industry