Greenest Companies Consistently Outperform Markets

The stock prices of global “greenest” or most sustainable companies have been consistently beating the market. The 187 Carbon Disclosure Project “A List” companies’ stock prices as a group outperformed the Bloomberg World Index by 9.6% in the four year...

Solar Power a Threat to Electric Utilities

Solar power makes up .4% of electricity generated in the US. Why is this a threat to utilities? More and more Americans are putting panels on their homes and buildings. These buildings are buying less and less electricity from the grid, but the utilities still have to...

First LEED Data Center Expects 50% Energy Reduction

Grainger announces first LEED data center in the world! Data centers run nonstop, which means these facilities can consume up to 200 times more electricity than typical office spaces. The vast majority of this energy is used to cool the facility because IT equipment...

Clean energy investing on the rise!

Clean energy investing is on the rise! There is a new class of companies called YieldCos which own clean energy assets and use the reliable cash flows from those assets to pay dividends to investors. Many offer yields well above that available from most other...