Tag: Electric power generation

Former SpaceX engineers founded a company to build ‘climate-friendly, cost-effective’ portable nuclear reactors

The shipping-container-sized units are capable of operating independently from the electric grid to supply highly resilient power for critical loads under normal and emergency conditions. The El Segundo, Calif.-based company was founded by a group of former SpaceX engineers, one of whom is Radiant’s CEO, Doug Bernauer. (Tesla’s TSLA, +3.43% Elon Musk founded SpaceX.) I […]

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Some big investors are backing nuclear energy, a potential savior to the energy crisis that’s gripping the world

Investors have embraced once-niche alternative-energy sources including solar, wind and geothermal as governments crack down on polluting and poisonous fossil fuels. But what’s often avoided is any discussion of a reliable, carbon-free source that can scale more than any other alternative form of energy: nuclear. Sustainable-minded investors have had an uneasy relationship with nuclear energy. […]

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IEA says clean energy progress remains ‘far too slow’

Lignite mining taking place in Germany with wind turbines in the background. delectus | iStock | Getty Images The International Energy Agency issued a sobering warning Wednesday, claiming that clean energy progress remained “far too slow to put global emissions into sustained decline towards net zero.” The Paris-based organization made its remarks in an announcement […]

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Wall Street sees as much as 70% upside for these highly rated energy stocks in rally mode

Some investors might feel guilty about making money on fossil fuels, but the table appears set for more gains in energy-stock prices. Take a look at this chart showing price movement for continuous forward-month West Texas intermedia crude oil CL00 contracts over the past year: FactSet WTI was up 3.3% early on Sept. 15 to […]

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Wall Street ignores these ‘orphan’ stocks, but they’ve beaten the S&P 500 over 20 years

Wall Street is in the business of selling stocks. But it ignores some of them, and some of the “orphan stocks” ignored by analysts have been incredible long-term performers. When an investment bank (which is probably also a brokerage firm) underwrites a new offering of stock, it has the job of selling those shares to […]

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20 stocks for maximum growth as the world switches to clean energy

If you would like your investments to help protect the Earth, you might as well go in for the long term and try to make a lot of money as companies specializing in low-emissions and sustainable energy technologies grow. Below is a screen of alternative-energy companies expected to produce the fastest revenue growth over the […]

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