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Green Bonds And Utilities

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 24, 2017
The growing popularity of green bonds creates opportunities for savvy investors and can help utilities to reduce their cost of capital.

Parental Support

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 12, 2017
This yieldco's sponsor steps up to the plate yet again.

Pattern Recognition

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 11, 2016
This company's operating results have been a portrait of consistency despite the volatility in its stock price.

In Transition

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 12, 2016
This Aggressive Income Portfolio holding stands to benefit from Australia's transition to clean energy.

A Simple Plan

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 7, 2016
This master limited partnership follows a simple business plan that continues to drive cash flow and distribution growth.

Best in Show

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 7, 2016
The yieldco universe is loaded with dogs, but one company could be your portfolio's best friend.

Yield with a Growth Kicker

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 10, 2016
Investors usually buy utility stocks for their resilient underlying businesses and generous dividend yields—qualities that become even more appealing during times of economic uncertainty and market volatility. But some of our favorite, best-in-class names offer exposure to compelling growth stories that could drive significant outperformance in coming years.

The Sun is Setting on SolarCity Corp, But Renewable Energy is for Real

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 22, 2016
SolarCity Corp continues to lose more money with each incremental sale. Meanwhile, electric utilities can leverage their low cost of capital, existing customer relationships and ability to recover capital expenditures in rate base to spur adoption of renewable energy.

Renewable Energy: How Investors Can Make Green and Avoid Red

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 10, 2016
Utilities have emerged as an important source of funding and development for the renewable-energy boom. This Special Report covers everything from the politics of renewable energy to the best investment opportunities and the sure-fire losers that are big on hype and devoid of profits.

Electric Utilities: The American Way vs Germany and Australia

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 23, 2014

Fear-mongering pundits often point to Germany's energy policy to illustrate the risk that the boom in renewable-energy development poses to the US. Australia provides a better analogue for the US experience, though investors should understand the American energy landscape's unique features before placing their bets.

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