The energy sector can be one of the most stable places to invest money over the long term. Oil, electricity, and natural gas are not items people are willing to quickly cut back on, even in a recession. But in such a stable business, finding growth stocks isn't always easy. Here are a few stocks I'm watching that might give investors some growth in energy.
Natural gas vehicles
Clean Energy Fuels
Save a little power
Any talk of power needs to include the emerging rechargeable battery market. Whether you're driving an electric car, steering a scooter in China, or using electricity at home, you may soon be using battery power on a mass scale. Advanced Battery Technologies is the profitable (albeit unpredictable) player in this growing field. But two American companies, A123 Systems
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