Synopses & Reviews
The days of renewable energy being a niche market are quickly coming to an end, and as the industry begins to establish itself as a dominant player in the world energy arena, it will also provide a catalyst for one of the greatest investment opportunities of the twenty-first century. But only those who recognize this reality and act on it will profit from the revolution that is already under way.
Author Jeff Siegel is the Managing Editor at Green Chip Stocksan investment advisory service that focuses on equities in the renewable energy marketand over the course of his career, he's guided thousands of Green Chip investors down the path to profits. Now, with the help of energy experts Chris Nelder and Nick Hodge, Siegel shows you how to position your portfolio to achieve long-term investment success in this field.
Divided into three comprehensive parts, Investing in Renewable Energy puts the depletion of finite resources such as oil, natural gas, and coal in perspective, and discusses how renewable energy solutionsfrom solar and wind to geothermal and biofuelswill usher in a new generation of wealth for investors and a new way of life for everyone. Throughout the book, Siegel and company explore various renewable energy technologies that are at the forefront of transitioning our energy economy, and show you how to profit from next-generation renewable energy projects and companies that are poised to take over where fossil fuels will leave off.
Some of the topics touched on include:
Why geothermal power plants that haven't even been built yet could prove to be one of the most profitable plays in the renewable energy industry
What a twenty-five percent annual growth rate in windthe fastest growing of all renewable resourcesmeans to the Green Chip investor
Where dam-less hydropower systems that generate electricity will make the most difference
When Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles that don't require a single drop of gasoline or diesel may come online
How a new commodities market that delivers profits by trading CO2 can add even more value to renewable energy stocks
Whether you believe it or not, the age of conventional fossil fuels is quickly coming to an end. And this isn't just an opinion shared by optimists and environmentalists. The fact is some of the world's largest corporations and institutional investment banks, as well as local businesses and savvy individuals, are investing in and profiting from renewable energy right now. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity. Get on board now and profit from the innovations that will power our future.
Investing in Renewable Energy puts the depletion of finite resources such as oil, natural gas, and coal in perspective, and discusses how renewable energy solutions–from solar and wind to geothermal and biofuels–will usher in a new generation of wealth for investors and a new way of life for everyone. With this book, you'll discover various renewable energy technologies that are at the forefront of transitioning our energy economy, and learn how to profit from next-generation renewable energy projects and companies that are poised to take over where fossil fuels will leave off.
Praise for Investing In Renewable Energy
"Jeff Siegel was investing in renewable energy years before Wall Streetheard of the names Ormat Technologies, Suntech, SunPower, or First Solar. His first issue of Green Chip Stocks was published in 2004. So not only hashe been ahead of the curve on the renewable energy boom . . . but in many cases,he's been the curve! With oil trading over $100 a barrel . . . and Americansstaring at the greatest energy crisis in history, Jeff's new tome is amust-have for any serious investor."
Brian Hicks, author of Profit from the Peak: The End of Oil and theGreatest Investment Event of the Century
Green Chip Stocks represent the most important stocks traded today, for one simple reason: these are the investments that will allow us to end our reliance on foreign oil and build a stronger, safer, and cleaner domestic energy infrastructure. Renewable energy is not only creating a new way of life, but also a new generation of wealth.
Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, Investing in Renewable Energy shows you how to tap into this growing market in order to capture unparalleled profits. Throughout the book, author Jeff Siegelwith the help of energy experts Chris Nelder and Nick Hodgeexplores various renewable energy technologies and shows you how to profit from next-generation renewable energy projects and companies that are poised to take over where fossil fuels will leave off.
With Investing in Renewable Energy as your guide, you'll quickly discover the tremendous potential of the alternative energy industry and learn how to make the most of the opportunities within it.
About the Author
Jeff Siegel is the Managing Editor of Green Chip Stocks, an investment advisory service that focuses exclusively on renewable energy and organic and natural food markets. He is often cited in the media, and has been a featured guest on Fox, CNBC, and Bloomberg Asia. Siegel also works as a consultant, and is a frequent speaker at investment and renewable energy conferences and seminars.
Chris Nelder is a self-taught energy expert who has intensively studied peak oil for five years and written hundreds of articles on peak oil and energy in general. He also founded and published an online magazine called Better World in the mid-1990s, as part of his lifelong interest in fostering environmental and social responsibility. Nelder is a frequent contributor to Green Chip Stocks, among other publications, and is an active investor in energy.
nick hodge is the Managing Editor of the Alternative Energy Speculator, an investment advisory service that focuses primarily on clean energy and emission-reduction technologies. Hodge has also written extensively on water and infrastructure investing, and has been featured on Canada's Business News Network (BNN).
Table of Contents
Part I. Transitioning to the New Energy Economy.
Chapter 1. The Global Energy Meltdown.
Chapter 2. The Solar Solution.
Chapter 3. Global Winds.
Chapter 4. The Heat Below.
Chapter 5. What May Wash Up In The Tide.
Chapter 6. What's That Smell?
Chapter 7. The Efficiency Advantage.
Part II. The End of Oil.
Chapter 8. Foreign Oil: The Path to Suicide.
Chapter 9. Biofuels: More than Just Corn.
Chapter 10. Plugged-In Profits.
Part III. The Science and Profitability of Climate Change.
Chapter 11. Global Warming: The Not-So-Great Debate.
Chapter 12. Profiting from Pollution.
Conclusion. The Greatest Investment Opportunity of the 21st Century.
About the Authors.