Kiplingers Obama Portfolio: Vestas Wind Systems (VWSYF), First Solar (FSLR)

In an article over at Kiplingers, Laura Cohn discusses some renewable energy plays that could begin running again due to Obama’s clean energy policies, which include deriving 10% of electricity from renewable energy sources within just the next few years.

Vestas Wind Systems (VWSYF.PK) 
   The Danish company trades on the pink sheets and is the world’s leading supplier of wind turbines with a market share of 23%

First Solar (FSLR)
  Has emerged as one of the top solar companies with the lowest manufacturing costs in the industry.  John Walton (of Walmart fame) is a founding investor and still owns a large portion of the company.  

For those looking for more diversification within the clean energy industry..

– First Trust Global Wind Energy ETF (FAN)
– Claymore Global Solar Energy ETF (TAN)

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