Looking to invest in green energy? Wind energy has been experiencing great success, and solar energy is getting cheap. Companies like Tesla, Green Power and New Flyer are also working on utilizing this clean energy.
Here’s what a New Flyer electric bus look like :
Greenpower has the electric version of the yellow school bus :
And you probably already know what a Tesla look like, but we never get tired of looking at those Falcon Wing doors so here they are for your pleasure :
Enough with the pictures! We selected the top 8 companies on Stockchase with a focus on renewable energy, the electric vehicle companies being the most interesting for sure but turning waste-to-energy companies also fascinate me. Isn’t it how Doc Brown powers his car at the end of the movie Back to the Future? :
Covanta Holding Corp. (CVA-N)
He really likes them but it's a risk that the company is involved in a specific waste-to-energy technology, which can change suddenly. CVA takes away waste and turns it into energy. A safer way to play CVA is the EDX ETF. 5.7% dividend
Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ-Q)
They got hit hard when China when big into green tech a decade ago and flooded the market with solar panels. CSIQ was one of the big solar panel-makers. They also spun off their renewable energy assets. This stock is completely ethical, but the price of panels plunging hurts this stock.
This will work If there's a Democratic sweep on Nov. 3. The Dems will throw money into solar energy, and this is a good play. FSLR makes the solar modules in solar panels.
For the more conservative investor, but good dividend growth. Utility with the highest percent of renewable wind and solar energy. Dividend has grown about 12% over each of last 5 years, and should grow faster. Possible tailwind from Biden presidency. The way the stock's behaved, there's no other utility like it. Yield is 1.89%. (Analysts’…
The renewable space has been very hot. Over time there will be a lot more demand for renewable energy and this company will benefit.
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA-Q)
Parabolic in last little while. Now overbought. 200x forward earnings, 35% growth, 5-6x PEG, 18x price to sales. Not cheap. Risk of competition from the big players. Based on technicals and fundamentals, be cautious.
There is a lot of froth in the green space area. He thinks there is a shift to people wanting to trade these at a premium. Longer term it makes sense to hold this, but be careful chasing names in this space.
In the context of carbon tax announcements and the green push in US government Generally, yes, he'd buy this. There is a green push which will benefit NFI in the next couple of years. As for the Covid effect: People riding transit are extremely cautious and practice safety measures like distancing. Secondly, a company called…