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  • The must-know dynamics of the global power industry
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The must-know dynamics of the global power industry

    In this series, we’ll look at the structure of the thermal power industry before moving on to focus on the power generation equipment sector.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overview of General Electric’s Power and Water Segment

    General Electric’s Power and Water Segment contributed 23% of the company’s total revenues in 2015.

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    SunEdison’s Solar Energy and Semiconductor Businesses

    On December 2, 2016, GlobalWafers completed the acquisition of SunEdison Semiconductor for $683.0 million.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Real Insights

    Can Government Incentives Boost Green Bond Growth?

    In order for the green bond market to expand further, government roles are vital.

    By VanEck
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    Will Albemarle’s Short Interest Come Down?

    On November 15, the short interest data showed that Albemarle’s (ALB) short interest fell marginally compared to the previous report.

    By Peter Neil
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    What Drove APD’s Industrial Gases–Asia Segment’s Revenues?

    Air Products and Chemicals’ (APD) Industrial Gases–Asia segment accounted for 27.5% of the company’s total revenues in the fourth quarter.

    By Peter Neil
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    APD’s Industrial Gases–Asia Segment’s Operating Margin Rose in Q3

    Air Products and Chemicals’ (APD) Industrial Gases–Asia segment accounted for 27.6% of APD’s total revenues in fiscal Q3 2018, expanding by 2.2 percentage points YoY from 25.4%.

    By Peter Neil
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    Why Albemarle’s Short Interest Increased After Its 3Q17 Release

    Albemarle’s short interest As of January 31, 2018, Albemarle’s (ALB) short interest had increased in a big way since its 3Q17 earnings announcement on November 8, 2017, which indicates bearishness. Between November 8 and January 31, ALB’s short interest as a percentage of outstanding shares rose to 8.2% from 5.4%, and its stock price fell from $111.59 to […]

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    TerraForm Power: SunEdison’s Investment Yield Vehicle

    SunEdison (SUNEQ) launched a yieldco under the name SunEdison Yieldco in January 2014, which was renamed TerraForm Power in May 2014.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    SunEdison’s Business Model and How It Works

    The Renewable Energy Development segment provides integrated renewable energy (PBW) services that include design, installation, and overseeing operations of clean energy projects.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Statoil Expects Cost Reductions in Offshore Wind

    One reason that renewable energy hasn’t caught on in a big way is the cost associated with energy generation.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    Exelon Generation’s Fate Relies on Illinois Energy Bill

    Mergers and acquisitions drove Exelon Corporation’s (EXC) growth in the last few years. Its acquisition of Constellation Energy in 2012 catalyzed its performance due to healthy capacity addition.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    Can Renewable Energy Get Over the Clean Power Plan Hurdle?

    The Clean Power Plan could set a bigger stage for renewable energy in the energy mix of the United States. Renewable energy could outweigh energy from all fossil fuels combined by 2040.

    By Sheldon Krieger
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    Earnings Report

    Most Analysts Recommend a “Buy” on NextEra Energy

    Following NextEra Energy’s 4Q15 earnings, analysts have a one-year price target of $119 for NEE against its current market price of $108.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    Florida Power & Light Makes NextEra Energy Shine in 4Q15

    NextEra Energy’s (NEE) regulated utility subsidiary Florida Power & Light (or FPL) continued its magnificent performance in 4Q15.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    NextEra Energy Beats Expectations, Reports Stellar Growth

    NextEra Energy reported its 4Q15 earnings on January 28, 2016. NextEra continued its stellar performance, with its net income rising 17% year-over-year.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    Renewable Energy Stocks Trade below 100-Day Moving Averages

    FuelCell Energy (FCEL) is trading 42% below its 100-day moving average, as of yesterday’s close. In comparison, SolarCity (SCTY) is trading 25% below its 100-day moving average.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Southern Company’s Debt Profile and Spending Plan

    As of September 30, 2015, Southern Company had a total debt of $27 billion, against equity of $20.6 billion.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    Will Southern Company’s Revenues Beat Estimates in 4Q15?

    If Southern Company meets analysts’ estimates this quarter, it would be 15% rise in revenues over those of 4Q14.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    Renewables Are a Growth Driver for NextEra Energy

    A consistent focus on renewables and the expansion of the regulated segment are likely to be key factors for NextEra Energy’s growth in coming years.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    Will NextEra Be Able to Maintain Its Revenue Growth in 4Q15?

    NEER looks after the competitive business of NextEra Energy. 2015 was a strong year for NEER as revenues in 3Q15 rose by ~$300 million as compared to 3Q14.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    What Investors Can Expect from Renewable Energy Companies

    Wall Street analysts’ consensus estimates suggest a whopping 112% upside for renewable energy companies FuelCell Energy, Solar Energy, Power Plug, and EnerSys.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Southern Company Focuses on Expanding Its Generation Assets

    Southern Company is planning to spend approximately $13 billion in the next two years as part of its expansion strategy.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    Renewable Energy Sources Could Replace Crude Oil

    The Guggenheim Solar ETF, the PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy ETF, and the VanEck Vectors Global Alternate Energy ETF invest in renewable energy.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Renewable Energy Companies Generated Less Cash Flow than Needed

    The FCF (free cash flow) is what’s left after the total capital expenditures from operating cash flows are spent.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Paris Climate Agreement Means for Fuel Cells and Solar Energy

    Clean energy was one of the important issues in the Paris Climate Agreement. Fuel cells produce clean energy from a chemical reaction between anodes and cathodes.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    OPEC Could Worry about Growing Non-Fossil Fuel Consumption

    Experts think that OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) already sees the threat from solar and other non-fossil fuel energy sources.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing Renewable Energy Companies’ Sales and Gross Profit

    Plug Power (PLUG) and SolarCity’s (SCTY) sales grew by 140% and 56% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis in fiscal 3Q15. Their gross profit grew by 56% and 99%.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    FuelCell Energy Management Expects Break-Even at 90 Megawatts

    FuelCell Energy’s gross profit totaled $3.1 million in fiscal 4Q15, while it was $6 million in fiscal 4Q14. Its gross profit margin fell from 10.9% to 6.1%.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Earnings Report

    FuelCell Energy Relies Heavily on Strategic Partners for Funding

    FuelCell Energy (FCEL) relies heavily on its strategic partners for its financing needs through revolving credit facilities.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Miscellaneous

    Cash Flow Analysis for Renewable Energy Companies

    The cash flow is an important part of a company’s financials. Lower cash flows increase a company’s chances of being caught in a vicious cycle of debt raising and refinancing.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Renewable Energy in a Rising Interest Scenario

    Experts don’t expect the low interest rate scenario to continue in 2016. It’s important to understand the different financials related to the interest rate scenario.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Clean Energy Companies’ Moving Averages and Analysts’ Estimates

    Clean energy companies are trading 13% below their 100-day moving averages. FuelCell Energy (FCEL) is trading 43% below its 100-day moving average.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Fuel Cells and Solar Energy: Future Forms of Energy

    People want to move with technology. Technology requires power in order to run. So, fuel cells and solar energy will be a form of energy in the future.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    GE’s 3Q15 Revenues: A Focus on Oil, Gas, and Aviation

    GE’s 3Q15 revenues came in at $31.7 billion, 1% lower than 3Q14’s $32.1 billion. Of the total revenues, $25.7 billion came from the industrial business.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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