Sector Close Up- Renewable Energy – Solar Stocks Surge

Solar Stocks Surge on Significant Gains from JA Solar Holdings, First Solar and SunPower

POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Delta B.C., July 12, 2007 –, a leading global investor and industry research resource portal specialized in sector investing, issues Sector Close Up – Renewable Energy Stocks – Solar Stocks available now at Research as well as the investor portal. Despite the growing competitive landscape for solar companies, solar stocks have performed extremely well over the past few months and for some, significant jumps in stock price have occurred within the past 6 weeks.

JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd (NASDAQ: JASO) has seen its stock price grow approximately 72% since June 1st, a jump of over $17 to its recent close of $41.10. In the same time period, First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) is up more than $46.00 or 68% and SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR) has appreciated more than $14.00 per share to $68.53.

Sector Close Up –Solar Stocks Have their Moment in the Sun

Take a look at the stock charts of the several of the solar stocks:

• First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR)
• JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd(NASDAQ: JASO)
• Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE:TSL)
• Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: YGE)
• ICP Solar Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ICPR)
• Akeena Solar, Inc. (OTCBB: AKNS)
• SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR)
• Suntech Power Holdings Co. (NYSE: STP)
• Solarfun Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: SOLF)
• LDK Solar Co. Ltd. (NYSE: LDK)
• Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTI)

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1 reply
  1. Rickard
    Rickard says:

    It's certainly good news that investors are opening up their eyes to solar projects! In my role as a financial modeller for project finance I have recently seen a surge in interest from institutional investors to fund this type of projects as well as other green inititives. Navigator Project Finance ( has recently been involved in solar farm projects in the UK, wind farms in Taiwan and several other sustainable initiatives and we definitely welcome this trend and appreciate your efforts in promoting them!

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