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The (Stubborn) Myth Of Green Energy Investing

Lou Basenese — Seeking Alpha — December 17, 2012 People can “go green” all they want. After all, America is still the land of the free. But I just don’t recommend that investors do it. And that’s not because I’ve got something against the tree-hugger mentality. I actually consider people’s near-religious passion to improve energy […]

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Investing in Green Energy: A great way to lose your money

Ronald Bailey — Reason.com — December 11, 2012 Last year, the environmentalist lobbying group, Greenpeace, issued its “The Silent Energy Revolution” study which crowed: The bright future for renewable energy is already underway. This new analysis of the global power plant market shows that since the late 1990s, wind and solar installations grew faster than […]

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Ethical Investing In Green Energies Has Turned Into A Nightmare

Patrick Collinson — Business Insider — October 13, 2012 Renewable energy is the future, say environmentalists. But for green and ethical investors it has turned into a nightmare, with makers of wind and solar power systems among the worst-performing stocks in recent years.   Take Vestas, the Danish wind turbine maker. Early investors enjoyed sparkling […]

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