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The Bedford Report

January 25, 2011 11:25 ET

Alternative Energy Remains a Popular Investment

The Bedford Report Provides Analyst Research on LDK Solar & NextEra Energy

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 25, 2011) - Alternative or renewable energies are fuel sources other than those derived from fossil fuels and are typically not as harmful to the environment. These days, fossil fuels are considered dirty and dangerous and are on their way out with renewable energy on its way in. By 2011, investors have begun looking across the whole spectrum of renewable energy such as biofuels, solar, wind and geothermal energy. Indeed, more of both public and private investments are being made to make renewable energy affordable and reliable, creating a lot of incentive, but also clouding the competitive landscape for these industries. The Bedford Report examines investing opportunities in Alternative Energy and provides research reports on LDK Solar Co. (NYSE: LDK) and NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). Access to the full company reports can be found at:

As a New Year kicks off, the solar sector appears marred with uncertainty. Since November the solar sector has been in a relative tailspin as reports have signaled declines in government subsidy support from European nations such as Germany and France. Solar bulls argue that smaller solar markets -- such as the US -- will help offset declines in consumption from key European markets, however.

Presently, Germany consumes more than half the world's supply of the modules that turn sunlight into electricity. The head of Germany's BSW solar industry, Carsten Koernig, recently said that the country added a record 8 GW of solar power in 2010, however he added that he expects growth to cool in the years ahead to between 3 and 5 GW per year.

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Wind Energy stocks are once again in the spotlight as the Obama administration looks to boost use of wind power and is taking steps to speed-up the approval process for offshore wind energy leases.

Wind energy is considered quite efficient. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), wind is about a quarter the cost of solar power. Back in 2008, the AWEA estimates Wind-power projects created 35,000 new jobs.

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