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Enough top-performing CAPS investors have turned bullish on solar product maker Yingli Green Energy
With strong wafer yields and high conversion efficiencies, Yingli grew its operating margins to 20% in the second quarter, higher than competitor SunPower
But tremendous growth and the eventual balancing of silicon supply seems to have already been factored in by investors. What really electrified CAPS members was news that Yingli was constructing its first on-grid solar power plant near Beijing. The prospects of more solar projects coming in China coupled with the government's recent decision to jack up its gas, diesel, and electricity prices bodes well for the solar sector. While oil refiners like PetroChina
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Fool contributor Dave Mock wasn't too thrilled with his recent rental-car upgrade from compact to mid-sized. He owns no shares of companies mentioned here and is the author of The Qualcomm Equation. Huaneng Power is both an Income Investor and a Rule Breakers recommendation. The Fool's disclosure policy is a generous tipper.