Will Ford Buy SunRun?

Saku Mega Solar

I believe carbon’s days are numbered.  The writing is on the wall… No U.S. coal resurgence is visible on the horizon… Even Saudi Arabia is betting on solar… If Elon Musk is right, electric vehicles are the future. Indeed, part of Elon Musk’s “Master Plan” and “Master Plan, Part Deux” is to use distributed renewable energy from solar to provide power to all these new electric vehicles that Tesla will be building. From afar, Elon Musk is singlehandedly changing the automotive industry to embrace EVs. As can be seen from recent bets by…

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NextEra Energy as Dividend Investment

Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock, you are aware of the concept of cord cutting.  Cord cutting is most common in the disruption of large media companies by people cutting their cable TV subscriptions. Next to cigarette companies, cable companies probably have the worst reputations ever for customer service and satisfaction. People hate their cable companies… And any opportunity to get back some control, save money and gain freedom is welcome by consumers. Consumers are increasingly cord cutting by shifting to on-demand media that they can get from any…

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Amazon’s Hidden Liabilities

Like you, I use Amazon often and for an increasing number of things.  As reported in today’s Wall Street Journal, Amazon’s growth and expansion into new markets is unparalleled… It’s efficiency in operations is also a sight to behold. With its technology powered by energy intensive 24/7/365 data centers, Amazon needs only half as many workers to sell $100 worth of merchandise as a conventional retailer, such as Macy’s does.  And yet it pays almost no corporate tax because it is not profitable. Amazon’s lack of profit is not news, Amazon…

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