• Twitter

Investing Topics: Renewable energy

Keep an Eye on November Elections

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 4, 2018
For most people, November elections are about which party will control the House of Representatives and the US Senate. That’s important. But for regulated utilities, the most critical outcomes are always the state and local races.

Post-Subsidy Wind and Solar: Look to Adopters

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 16, 2018
China remains committed to renewable energy development as the best means to reduce its chronic air, water and waste pollution challenges.

Three Reasons We’re Riding Out the Trade Tremors

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 6, 2018
Investors hate uncertainty, and the history of tariffs is filled with examples of unexpected collateral damage. Every new White House statement seems to trigger jagged stock market volatility. But before you head for the hills, there are three key points to consider.

Tesla’s Buckling, But Clean Tech Isn’t

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 29, 2018
Unfortunately for CEO Elon Musk and his many followers, there’s plenty of room for more downside for Tesla Inc (NSDQ: TSLA).

Yieldcos Reboot

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 9, 2018
US yieldcos have been around as an asset class for slightly less than five years. To date, the investment track record is a mixed bag. But the group is now getting a reboot that promises to match robust capital gains to already lofty yields.

Highlights from Fourth-Quarter Earnings Season

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 9, 2018
Twenty-seven companies covered in our Utility Report Card have reported quarterly results since the February issue of Conrad's Utility Investor went out.

Utilities and Trump: So Far So Good

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 15, 2018
Utility stocks have lagged in the new year, but developments on the policy front largely have played out in the sector's favor.

A New Beginning

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 8, 2018
The undervalued stock has a checkered past--and a bright future.

Ready for the Next Act

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 8, 2018
This Conservative Income Portfolio has positioned itself for the next leg of its growth story.

Utility Stocks and Tax Reform

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 3, 2018
Regulated gas, electric and water utilities won’t benefit directly from the Tax Cut and Jobs Act’s signature change: a reduction in the top corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent. But tax reform still creates a number of opportnities for regulated utilities, especially the strongest operators.

MODEL PORTFOLIOS & RATINGS

ABOUT ROGER CONRAD

Roger S. Conrad needs no introduction to individual and professional investors, many of whom have profited from his decades of experience uncovering the best dividend-paying stocks for accumulating sustainable wealth. Roger b