3 Utilities For Stability, Income, And Relative Value

The utility sector has seen excessively high valuations in recent years as investors seek yield in a low interest rate environment. We select three utilities that have decent earnings growth prospects and safe dividends with more reasonable valuations for those looking for yield in the utilities sector. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbine setback reform gets mixed reaction, potentially pitting…

The wind industry this week said its member companies are ready to invest billions in Ohio if state lawmakers can rewrite the state's four-year-old zoning rules that shut down new wind farm development. “The Ohio Senate has shown great leadership with their continued commitment to reforming Ohio's wind energy setback policies,” said Andrew Gohn, policy […]

If renewable energy can power entire countries, why isn’t everyone doing it? – CNET

This is part one of “Fight The Power”, a series about the people, organisations and countries transforming the way we think about energy for the better. Iceland isn't blessed with much wind or sunlight. View full post on Wind Power News

Macquarie Infrastructure (MIC) versus Sunoco (SUN) Financial Contrast

Macquarie Infrastructure and Sunoco are both mid-cap multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations. Macquarie Infrastructure has a beta of 1.22, indicating that its stock price is 22% more volatile than […]

Letter: Iowa’s energy lesson

I recently visited family in Iowa, and my son told me about their energy costs there. They pay a regular monthly amount that is adjusted at the end of the year, up or down as needed. View full post on Wind Power News

Market Matters: The investment that keeps on giving

The state of Connecticut has issued a Request for Proposals to construct an offshore wind farm that will supply significant amounts of energy to the state, which currently relies nearly equally on electricity generated from nuclear and fossil fuel sources. One example of this is wind energy, which provides a wide variety of potential investments […]

Op-ed: If elections weren’t enough, now Russia wants to interfere with American energy

Thanks to the shale revolution, movement from coal to natural gas has already reduced carbon emissions from electricity production to late 1980s levels. There is little doubt that Russia influenced and manipulated United States politics. View full post on Wind Power News

In the UK, wind energy provides more power than nuclear for the first time

For the first time, wind energy provided more power than nuclear energy to the United Kingdom grid. In the first three months of 2018, wind provided 18.8 percent of all power; only natural gas was a larger energy source. View full post on Wind Power News

NextEra is already assembling contractors to build wind farms in Hinton, OK.

Hinton, Oklahoma, just west of Oklahoma City, has been sued by a wind energy group to build wind turbines in their town. Hinton Mayor Shelly Newton met with Air Force Officers to talk about what's going on in Hinton, and the role wind farms have played on Sheppard Air Force Base and their missions. View […]

Energy jobs reports say solar dominates coal, but wind is the real winner

Two updated energy jobs reports have been released, and they paint a picture of how the last year has affected different energy sectors. The news is good for wind and natural gas. View full post on Wind Power News