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Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2019: Sell The Peaks

I missed my regular monthly update in early June because of vacation. In hindsight, early June looks like it was a good buying opportunity. The broad market of dividend stocks (represented by my benchmark SDY) falling six percent in May, only to rebound a similar amount in June. At the time, I wou ...

Making Cash From Rice Trash

by Jim Lane Rice straw photo by Judgefloro via. Wikimedia CommonsIn our three-part series this month on utilizing waste resources, we’ll turn to rice straw, which is a major headache for Chinese and Indian emissions. Praj and Gevo are working hard on perfecting a technology to address this. Speci ...

American government wants to put more food in your gas tank.

Oh, the farmer and the oilman should be friends. But they are fighting over ethanol. ...

American government wants to put more food in your gas tank

Oh, the farmer and the oilman should be friends. But they are fighting over ethanol. ...

Enzyme Breakthroughs From The Majors

by Jim Lane Three big product announcements just in… DSM (e) breaks through on yield, efficiency with new yeast, enzyme offerings for corn fiber conversion. Novozymes (Copenhagen:NZYM-B; OTC:NVZMY) launches breakthrough techs “Fortiva” and “Innova Force”. DuPont (DD) extends with corn o ...

2019 Best 50 results

Every year, Corporate Knights ranks Canadian companies with an annual revenue of over $1 billion on up to 21 indicators. Below is the Best 50 summary chart for 2019, including the clean revenue result for each company, which is percentile-ranked against industry peers and weighted at 50% toward the ...

Tim Nash’s sustainable stock showdown on ditching Exxon for greener oil

As a sustainable investment advisor, I’ve had the uncomfortable job of sitting with climate activist clients as we open up their portfolio to find Exxon shares front and centre. Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) is one of the biggest companies in the world and so it tends to have a prominent place in ...

UK Government Committee Backs Net-Zero Climate Goal for 2050

Renewable energy players cheered a government-sponsored report recommending the U.K. set a date of 2050 for achieving net-zero carbon emissions. “This is the level of ambition and leadership that is needed from policymakers,” said Andy Bradley, director at Edinburgh-based consultancy Delta En ...

ADM Separates Ethanol Business

Prelude to a spin-off? by Jim Lane The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is breaking news of breaking off their ethanol unit…and a tumbling 40% decline in profit. In Chicago, Archer Daniels Midland Company reported their financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, but most interest ...

Neste’s Growing Circular Economies

by Jim Lane In California, waste feedstock from the city of Oakland is now being converted to Neste (NEF.F, NESTE.HE, NTOIF, NTOIY) MY Renewable Diesel and fuels the city’s fleet. The city, Neste, fuel distributor Western States Oil and local collectors for used cooking oil joined forces to g ...