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Green Investing

Often conflated with socially responsible investing (SRI), green investments are investment activities that focus on companies or projects committed to the conservation of natural resources, the production and discovery of alternative energy sources, the implementation of clean air and water projects, or other environmentally conscious business practices. Green investments may fit under the umbrella of SRI, […]

Top Green Investing Opportunities

The world is going green, from recycling and power generation to organic groceries and sustainable fisheries. Everyone, it seems—including climate change scientists, businesses, consumers and politicians—is interested in easing the burden humanity places on the environment. If you are looking for ways to put a little green in your wallet by putting some green in your […]

Biofuels: Investing Essentials

Agriculture is the No. 1 source of methane emissions in the U.S., and a potential source of biofuels. Energy is the cornerstone of our modern world, and as the global population continues to expand, demand for energy is only going to grow. Take the increasingly difficult and expensive task of finding and extracting fossil fuels, […]

Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)

Socially responsible investment, or SRI, is a strategy that emphasizes not only the financial gains from an investment but also ethical or social change. Identifying which ventures to put their hard-earned money into can be difficult for potential investors. It is why such investors consider factors such as diversification, dividends, rate of returnRate of ReturnThe […]

Return on investment from wind turbines

The Return on Investment of a windpower scheme depends on the net income received and the capital costs of the project. Determining the income is complicated, it depends on: The proportion of electricity exported to the grid vs electricity consumed on site. The current and future cost of using electricity imported from the national grid […]

7 US Biofuel Stocks to Consider

The global biofuels market was valued at US$136 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to reach $154 billion in 2024. Despite previous dips in the sector, the outlook for the biofuel industry and US biofuel stocks remains positive. Driving forces behind the rising biofuel demand include improved living conditions in emerging countries, and demand for […]

How to Invest in Solar Energy

Green and renewable energy is perhaps the most important industry of our time. We face an unprecedented challenge in the fight against climate change. However, the entire planet has now agreed to stem their emissions outputs, and make changes. That’s an enormous global shift away from fossil fuel dependence and traditional industry. The future is […]

Landscape of Solar investments

Large scale investments in solar power is a relatively new but large market. In 2018 alone, $130.8 billion was invested globally, according to Bloomberg. Landscape of Solar Investments Most solar investments take place in China, the US being the 2nd market, followed by Japan, India and Germany. Solar investments are overwhelmingly private, with 90% of the […]

Forestry Investment

For many property and land investors investing in commercial woodlands and forests is becoming more popular by the day. The concept around forestry investment is not new but attracts significant investor interest because it is considered to be one of the most tax efficient ways to invest in land in the United Kingdom. The UK […]