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Investing in Energy: A Primer on the Economics of the Energy Industry by Gianna Bern

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Alternative Energy Growth

Green investing has taken on a new level of importance in today's energy matrix. Companies, both large and small, are developing technologies to better utilize natural resources. Some of the most appealing and early investment opportunities lay with manufacturers of wind turbines and solar photovoltaic panels. In Chapters 18 and 19, we will examine the successes, challenges, and issues surrounding both wind and solar power.

In addition, in Chapters 16 and 17, we will explore new inroads and thinking into today's hydro power and nuclear energy. Nuclear energy, while still decreasing in use around the globe, is coming under increased scrutiny in the wake of the Japan nuclear disaster. Germany recently took steps to reassess ...

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