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John McIlveen

Investment in Renewables Generates Illuminating Dividends: John McIlveen
Source: Tom Armistead of The Energy Report  (5/6/15)
Renewable energy's days as the industry's disruptive stepchild are nearly over, says John McIlveen, senior vice president of Jacob Securities. Costs have fallen in recent years, making wind and solar competitive in a growing number of markets. In this interview with The Energy Report, McIlveen explains that 20-year take-or-pay contracts are turning renewable energy developers into steady, dividend-paying power producers, and he names the companies making the most of their opportunities. More >


Energy Independence: Financial Fact or Political Fiction?
Source: JT Long of The Energy Report  (7/3/14)
energyind82It has been more than a year since Citigroup Inc. published "Energy 2020: Independence Day," outlining the impacts of progress toward North American energy self-sufficiency. For this special 4th of July edition of The Energy Report, we reached out to experts in the energy investing space for an update on how recent political events and production trends in the field impact our ability to produce what we use. For Porter Stansberry, Marin Katusa, Chris Martenson, Bill Powers and Cactus Schroeder, the prospects for the future—and the associated investing opportunities—depend on the perspective. More >


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How Edward Guinness' Alternative Energy Portfolio Climbed 67% in One Year
Source: Tom Armistead of The Energy Report  (10/17/13)
Alternative energy is a long-term investment, but returns are already rolling in, says Edward Guinness, co-manager of the Guinness Atkinson Alternative Energy Fund, which is up a whopping 67% year to date. Before you know it, rooftop solar could be as ubiquitous as mobile phones, and developments in wind energy are already creating a compelling value proposition for energy consumers—especially in Europe, where energy prices are high. Learn about the holdings driving growth for Guinness' fund in this interview with The Energy Report. More >


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Hot Alternative Energy Mutual Funds
Source: Zacks Investment Research  (10/14/13)
"The most promising among the new options is power derived from the sea. A number of ocean power technologies may soon become commercially viable options." More >


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Emerging Economies, DOD Boost Prospects for US Geothermal Tech
Source: Tina Casey, The Energy Collective  (10/10/13)
"The U.S. geothermal industry, which has benefited significantly from government-supported R&D, is still growing thanks to global demand for U.S. technology overseas." More >


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Is It Time to Start to Talk About Geothermal Again?
Source: Jason Hamlin, Gold Stock Bull  (7/29/13)
"Geothermal is a renewable energy source that is expected to grow fivefold in the next seven years and produces more than double the energy of solar and wind combined." More >


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Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: What’s Next in the Energy Debate?
Source: James Stafford, OilPrice.com  (6/26/13)
"Could the accelerated development of renewable energy prove to be the only way to avoid an inevitable spiral of war and disaster?" More >


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Survival of the Fittest in Energy Investment: Malcolm Gissen and Marshall Berol
Source: Peter Byrne of The Energy Report  (2/19/13)
Times may be tough for energy commodities, but Encompass Fund Managers Malcolm Gissen and Marshall Berol are hard-core survivors. In this interview with The Energy Report, the dynamic duo share their tactics for winning in 2013 after decades of experience investing in uranium, oil and gas, coal, hydroelectric and geothermal energy. More >


US Energy Independence: The Next Big Thing for 2013?
Source: Rita Sapunor of The Energy Report  (12/27/12)
Energy investment is about more than just the commodities; it's about growth. That's why, for example, the emerging economies theme has been an important one for investors who know that every business and modern home in Brazil, Russia, China or on the African continent will need to keep the lights on somehow. But the next big thing for 2013 may be in our own backyards: the drive toward U.S. energy independence. How feasible is this goal, and how can investors profit from it? With this question in mind, The Energy Report looked back at some of the most memorable interviews of 2012 for expert advice on how to get positioned. More >


Byron King

Byron King's Shocking 2013 Predictions
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Energy Report  (12/20/12)
Byron King, editor of the Outstanding Investments and Energy & Scarcity Investor newsletters, is expecting surprises in the energy sector in 2013. In this interview with The Energy Report, King discusses his forecasts for fracking's impact on oil and gas prices, a worldwide uranium shortage and a possible change in the economics of alternative energy sources. More >


Election Results Bode Well for Renewables
Source: Mavis Scanlon, Energy Prospects West  (11/14/12)
"The tricky part will be translating the ability to work together into real policy drivers for renewables." More >


Bill Powers

US Shale Gas Won't Last Ten Years: Bill Powers
Source: Peter Byrne of The Energy Report  (11/8/12)
The shale gas "miracle" is overhyped and bound to disappoint. That's what energy expert Bill Powers argues in his upcoming book. But Powers tells The Energy Report that this could be a very good thing for oil and gas companies and their shareholders, and he is placing his bets accordingly. More >


Renewable Power Is Coming Back
Source: Brianna Panzica, Energy & Capital  (9/23/12)
"Prices are falling and there are clear industry front-runners. The question is: Which form of power will achieve grid parity first?" More >


Geothermal in South America: Major Prospects for Development
Source: Alt Energy Stocks, Meg Cichon  (8/20/12)
"South American countries are set to develop their vast geothermal potential. Will developers be able to acquire investment and favorable policy?" More >


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Alternative Energy Stock Outlook
Source: Zacks Investment Research  (7/2/12)
"Historically, the growth outlook of alternative energy companies has been directly related to the state of the economy and inversely related to the prices of petroleum products. But other macroeconomic uncertainties are weighing on the sector's fortunes." More >


Bohr, Baby, Bohr! German Policies Support Enhanced Geothermal Drilling
Source: GreenTechMedia, Karlynn Cory, Wilson Rickerson, Benjamin Miethling  (6/19/12)
"Germany may have found the secret sauce that encourages new geothermal projects—policies that directly support drilling and financing the power plant by lowering investor risks." More >


Who's Funding the Green Energy Revolution?
Source: CNN, Eoghan Macguire  (6/12/12)
"While Europe attracts most of the investment, the renewable energy sectors of emerging economies such as India and China have been given the biggest boost." More >


Geothermal Market to Reach $5.89B in 2017 – Frost & Sullivan
Source: EcoSeed  (5/14/12)
"Escalating energy prices and volatile fuel costs are spurring governments consider geothermal power and provide incentives for its development." More >


Geothermal Steams Forward, Under the Radar
Source: TG Daily, Shifra Mincer  (4/17/12)
"Geothermal plants can take as long as eight years to construct and developers need stable, long-term policy that they can rely on throughout that period. But the industry has shown no sign of slowing." More >


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Renewable Energy Stocks that Deliver: John McIlveen
Source: George Mack of The Energy Report  (1/12/12)
Retail and institutional traders invested record amounts in renewable energy producers in 2011, but separating the wheat from the chaff can be challenging. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Jacob Securities' Senior Vice President for Research John McIlveen shares how to pick and choose. For steady dividends, high-yield Independent Power Producers deliver shareholder value, while renewable projects in the developing world offer incredible potential returns. Whatever the project, it's the internal rates of return that matter. More >


Europe's Struggles Are a Warning for Alternative Energy Investors
Source: Kent Moors, Money Morning  (12/16/11)
"Yes, a transition to non-fossil fuels would improve environmental prospects and may help markets like the U.S. become less reliant on imports. But such moves have large price tags." More >


Renewable Investments Growing Fast
Source: Brianna Panzica, Energy & Capital  (11/17/11)
"By 2020, expanding investments in wind and solar power projects could rise to $395 billion." More >


Marin Katusa

Marin Katusa: Top Energy Stocks by Sector
Source: Special to The Energy Report  (11/3/11)
Marin Katusa, senior editor of Casey Energy Opportunities, spoke at the Casey Research/Sprott Inc. "When Money Dies" Summit and named the companies he sees as the best opportunities in the energy sector today. In this excerpt from his remarks, he gives background, warnings and targets that could help any investor trying to make money in energy. More >


An Unlikely New Supporter for Alternative Energy
Source: Kent Moors, Money Morning  (10/25/11)
"With the Obama Administration emphasizing a move to alternative and renewable fuel sources, the military is on board. Well, sort of." More >


Renewable Energy and Government Subsidies Go Hand-in-Hand (for Now)
Source: Kent Moors, Money Morning  (10/4/11)
"The post-coal age is coming fast. But can renewable energy sources make it in the market without government help?" More >


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