Author: Mark Henwood Broad market indices were mixed this week and so were Camino’s PurePlay™ indices. The Solar index followed last week’s 7.0% gain with a small 0.2% decline. The index members were also mixed with 15 stocks increasing and 19 stocks declining. Most notable in the group was Centrosolar (C3O.DE) which gained 26.2% for […]
About Mark Henwood
About Mark Henwood: Mark Henwood is the CEO of Henwood Associates, Inc. an owner, operator, engineer, and constructor of hydroelectric and other power facilities.
Previously Mark built Henwood Energy into a market leader serving the global power industry before its sale in 2002 to form Global Energy Decisions (now part of ABB Ventyx). The company provided enterprise software for risk management, market data, web based analytics and mapping, and management consulting services. The company maintained offices in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific After leaving Global, Mark formed Plexos Solutions LLC and served as its Chaiman until its sale to Enengy Exemplar in August 2011. Mark also served as board member and advisor to PowerLytix, LLC until April 2008 when it sold to Barclays Capital. He was also a director of the Independent Energy Producers Association (Calif) for seven years during the critical QF development period .
In addition to his activities at Henwood Associates, Mark manages a diversified portfolio of equities and fixed income and develops New Energy View (www.newenergyview.com) because of his long term interest in sustainable energy and investing. He is also active in promoting sustainable energy businesses in the Sacramento region through his involvement with CleanStart (www.cleanstart.org) where he is co-founder and Vice Chairman and with start-ups (both directly and formerly as a venture partner in a Sacramento based venture capital firm).
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electric Engineering and Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Davis where he was a member of of Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society. Mark is a California General Engineering Contractor and a resident of Sacramento, California.
Entries by Mark Henwood
Author: Mark HenwoodAll broad market indices rose this week. All of Camino’s PurePlay™ indices rose also. The Solar index followed last week’s 4.7% decline with a solid 7.0% increase. The advance was broad-based with 28 stocks increasing and 6 stocks declining. ReneSola Ltd (SOLA.L) led all gains increasing 32.1% for the week. On April 17 […]
Author: Mark HenwoodSustainable energy stocks followed the broader markets down this week with only Renewable Electricity able to show a gain.The Solar index followed last week’s 14.5% advance with a 4.7% decline. The retreat was broad-based with only 4 stocks increasing and 30 stocks declining. Aloe Solar SG (AS1.DE) led the declines falling 13.1% for […]
Author: Mark Henwood Sustainable energy stocks rewarded investors again this week. All of the Camino indices advanced, one significantly. The Solar index followed last week’s 19.6% gain with another big advance of 14.5% paring the YTD decline for the sector to –24.6%. 28 stocks increased and 4 decreased. The index increased 7.1% on Friday alone, […]
Author: Mark Henwood There was no ambiguity in sustainable energy stocks this week. All of the Camino indices advanced, two significantly.The Solar index increased 19.6% paring the YTD decline for the sector to –34.1%. All 33 stocks in the index advanced. Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. (ASTI) led the way with a huge 84.4% increase for […]
Author: Mark Henwood The Dow traded in a 569 range this week reflecting negative credit market news and strong intervention by government institutions. Global results were mixed with EAFA advancing and the S&P and Emerging Markets declining. The final changes were not dramatic. This translated into mixed results for the Camino indices with three indices […]
By Mark Henwood Continuing concerns with economic conditions drove all the broad stock indicators into negative territory for the week. With one expectation our sustainable energy indices followed suit with three indices retreating and one, Renewable Electricity, advancing. The Solar index suffered another large drop of 5.9% bringing the YTD decline for the sector to […]
By Mark Henwood Neal says “keep going”. So let’s start with the big picture. Stocks were down – S&P, EAFA, emerging markets. Commodities advanced. The broad based ETN tracking the DJ AIG commodity index (DJP) increased 3.1% for the week. This was the week of oil history. Our sustainable energy indices were mixed with one, […]
Neal asked me if I would comment on the markets for sustainable energy stocks in the last week. It’s an area I follow closely so he hopes I will occasionally stumble across some nuggets. Let me start by saying I believe there is potential for good returns in sustainable energy stocks over time. In the […]