With clean energy on the front burner this week as China's President Hu Jintao visits Washington, D.C., there has been a slew of positive news crossing the wires for equipment providers. As solar and wind manufacturers duke it out for lower costs, the biggest winners may be those providing equipment to manufacturers.
More than just wind turbines
Making solar affordable
The market isn't rewarding GT Solar's potential with a ridiculously low 8.7 forward price/earnings ratio. With $279 million in cash and no long-term, debt the market has left this stock out to dry.
Fuel cells, the forgotten technology
Fuel cells are a forgotten technology, with wind and solar capturing most of the headlines, but FuelCell's products can use a variety of fuel sources and are extremely efficient.
Equipment suppliers may not get the same press as their manufacturing counterparts, but they look to be in a sweet spot as demand for alternative energies grows.
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