Three Good New Energy Buys
3 Top Renewable Energy Stocks to Watch This Month; There's a lot to like about these renewable energy stocks.
Travis Hoium, Jason Hall, And Matthew DiLallo, March 5, 2019 (The Motley Fool)
“Though Wall Street no longer considers renewable energy a hot investment, it remains one of the highest potential markets…The energy business is a multitrillion-dollar business annually and the declining cost of wind, solar, and other renewable energy power sources have made them competitive with oil, natural gas, and coal. As much potential as there is, however, investing in the renewable energy industry isn't easy…[Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL)] has committed to generating all its power from carbon-free sources by 2050… [Xcel] plans to invest more than $20 billion over the next five years…[to] reduce its carbon emissions 60% by 2030…[T]his spending should help grow earnings per share at a 6.5% annual pace through at least 2023, a slight acceleration from the 5.9% compound annual growth rate Xcel has delivered since 2005…
…[SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR)] makes the world's most efficient solar panels…[But it also] takes commodity solar cells and assembles them in a way that produces a slightly more efficient solar panel at a low cost…[that makes it] a bellwether for all of the solar industry…[Like other solar companies, SolarEdge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG) had a tough 2018 because of White House-imposed tariffs, but it is] one of the biggest makers of panel-level electronics and other components that connect solar panels to homes and businesses and to the power grid…[It] has recently taken several steps to expand its offerings…[to energy storage systems provider and… [to] EV chargers and other components to support the fast-growing EV market…Renewable energy stocks aren't for the faint of heart. They have a lot of potential to disrupt a multitrillion-dollar industry, but they face falling costs and unreliable profitability. Though these three companies are better prepared for the future than most…” click here for more