Alternative energy has become one of the catch-all terms to describe power generated from non-traditional sources such as coal or oil. It's also been a term that many companies have quickly tried to associate with their operations.
Kevin Landis says interest in alternative energy has led to a mix of old-economy stalwarts and new technology upstarts getting in on the market. And as the manager of the Firsthand Alternative Energy Fund... knows, the growth of alternative energy has also led to more interest in portfolios that hold those companies' shares.
Friday, March 7, 2008
Energized alternatives: Fund manager sees power plays with Itron, Corning, Suntech (ALTEX; ITRI; GLW; STP)