In Europe, Markets Follow the Green

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In Europe, Markets Follow the Green

by RP Siegel

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Renewable #energy continues to grow in Europe http://bit.ly/1hRxsq9 via @Justmeans @RPSiegel #utilities
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 4:00pm

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With all the turmoil in the financial markets  recently, it’s not easy to focus on a long term issue like climate change. But there is a connection that might surprise you. Across the pond, we are seeing some things that tie the two together. German utilities RWE AG and EON SE that deliver energy the old fashioned way are among the worst market performers. At the same time, Danish turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S is close to the top. That certainly seems to say something about the shape of things to come.

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RP Siegel, author and inventor, shines a powerful light on numerous environmental and technological topics. He has been published in business and technical journals and has written three books. His third, co-authored with Roger Saillant, is Vapor Trails, an eco-thriller that is being adapted for the big screen. RP is a professional engineer – and a prolific inventor, with 50 patents, numerous awards, and several commercial products. He is president of Rain Mountain LLC and is an active environmental advocate in his hometown of Rochester, N.Y. In addition to Justmeans, he writes for Triple Pundit, ThomasNet News, and Energy Viewpoints, occasionally contributing to Mechanical Engineering, Strategy + Business, and Huffington Post.

Keywords: Energy | Alternative Energy | EON | Financial Markets | Germany | Justmeans | KfW Bank | RWE | Renewable Energy | Utilities | solar city

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