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Environmental Stock Quotes and Company Descriptions

Looking for information on green stocks? A lot of alternative energy stocks can be pretty volatile in the short term, but may provide very good returns in the long run. Some of our favorite companies are displayed below in bold. As always, please research all stocks thoroughly before investing.

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Diverse Companies with Environmental Products or Services

General Electric Company (GE) operates as a technology, media, and financial services company worldwide. Its Energy Infrastructure segment produces gas, steam, and aero derivative turbines; generators; combined cycle systems; and renewable energy solutions, as well as provides water treatment services and equipment. This segment also sells surface and subsea drilling and production systems, floating production platform equipment, compressors, turbines, turboexpanders, and high pressure reactors to oil and gas companies, as well as provides related services. The company’s Technology Infrastructure segment manufactures jet engines, turboprop and turbo shaft engines, and its replacement parts for use in military and commercial aircraft, as well as provides repair and maintenance services. This segment also produces healthcare products, including diagnostic imaging systems; offers transportation products and maintenance services; provides enterprise solutions using sensors for temperature, pressure, moisture, gas and flow rate, as well as non-destructive testing inspection equipment. GE’s NBC Universal segment engages in the production and distribution of films and television programs; operation of television stations and cable/satellite television networks, as well as theme parks. The company’s Capital Finance segment offers commercial lending and leasing products to manufacturers, distributors, and end-users of equipment and capital assets; consumer financial services to consumers and retailers; capital and investment solutions for real estate; commercial finance to the energy and water industries; and commercial aircraft leasing and finance, and fleet and financing solutions. Its Consumer & Industrial segment produces various home appliances, lighting products, and electrical equipment and control products, as well as provides related services. The company was founded in 1892 and is based in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls, Inc. operates in building efficiency, automotive experience, and power solutions businesses worldwide. The company’s building efficiency business designs, produces, markets, and installs integrated heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, as well as building management systems, controls, and security and mechanical equipment. It also provides technical services, energy management consulting, and operations of real estate portfolios for the non-residential buildings market. In addition, this business offers residential air conditioning and heating systems. Its automotive experience business designs and manufactures interior products and systems for passenger cars and light trucks, including vans, pick-up trucks, and sport/crossover utility vehicles. This businesses products and systems include seating systems and components; cockpit systems, such as instrument panels and clusters, information displays, and body controllers; overhead systems, including headliners and electronic convenience features; floor consoles; and door systems. It also produces automotive interior systems for original equipment manufacturers. The company’s power solutions business produces lead-acid automotive batteries serving automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. It produces lead-acid batteries, as well as offers absorbent glass mat, nickel-metal-hydride, and lithium-ion battery technologies to power hybrid vehicles. Johnson Controls, Inc. has a strategic partnership with Tachi-S Co. Ltd. to pursue, develop, and manufacture various Japanese automotive seat businesses. The company was formerly known as Johnson Electric Service Company and changed its name to Johnson Controls, Inc. in 1974. Johnson Controls, Inc. was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Panasonic Corporation, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells electronic and electric products, systems, and components for consumer, business, and industrial uses worldwide. The company offers video and audio equipment, and information and communications equipment, such as AV, security, electronic, Internet-enabled equipment, flat-panel and plasma TV’s, blu-ray disc and DVD recorders, digital video cameras, personal computers, and mobile phones; and automotive electronics, including car navigation systems, engine control units, and batteries. It also provides home appliances comprising refrigerators, room air conditioners, washing machines and clothes dryers, and vacuum cleaners, as well as lighting and environmental systems. In addition, the company manufactures, sells, installs, and provides services related to various products that include electrical construction materials, home appliances, building products, electronic materials, and automation controls; and develops living spaces with a focus on detached housing, asset management, and home remodeling businesses. Further, it provides semiconductor products, electronic devices, batteries, and electric motors for use in home appliances, industrial equipment, AV equipment, and office products. Additionally, the company provides factory automation equipment, industrial robots, and other industrial equipment; and products that enable multiple mounting and mounting of LEDs. It serves consumers, industrial and business corporations, governments and other institutions, electric and electronic equipment manufacturers, automotive manufacturers, and other machinery makers. The company was formerly known as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Panasonic Corporation in October 2008. Panasonic was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
Sharp Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of electronic products worldwide. It offers consumer/information products and electronic components. The company’s consumer/information products comprise audio-visual and communication equipment, including LCD color televisions, color televisions, projectors, DVD recorders, Blu-ray disc recorders and players, mobile communications handsets, mobile phones, personal computers, electronic dictionaries, calculators, facsimiles, telephones, and personal handy-phone system terminals; and health and environment equipment, which consist of refrigerators, superheated steam and microwave ovens, air conditioners, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, air purifiers, dehumidifiers, humidifiers, electric heaters, small cooking appliances, plasma cluster ion generators, led lights, and solar-powered led lights. Its consumer/information products also comprise information equipment comprising, POS systems, handy data terminals, electronic cash registers, LCD color monitors, information displays, digital multifunction printers, options and consumables, software, FA equipment, and ultrasonic cleaners. The company’s electronic components include LCDs, such as TFT LCD modules, duty LCD modules, and system LCD modules; and solar cells consisting of crystalline solar cells and thin-film solar cells. Its electronic components also comprise CCD/CMOS imagers, LSIs for LCDs, microprocessors, flash memory and combination memory products, analog ICs, components for satellite broadcasting, terrestrial digital tuners, RF modules, network components, laser diodes, LEDs, optical pickups, optical sensors, components for optical communications, regulators, and switching power supplies. The company was formerly known as Hayakawa Electric Industry Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Sharp Corporation in 1970. Sharp Corporation was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
Siemens AG
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, an electronics and electrical engineering company, operates in the industry, energy, and healthcare sectors worldwide. In the industry sector, the company’s portfolio ranges from industry automation and drives products and services to building, lighting, and mobility solutions and services, as well as includes system integration and solutions for plant business. It offers automation and drives, industrial solutions and services, transportation systems, Siemens building technologies, and OSRAM lighting solutions. In the energy sector, Siemens provides solutions for the generation, transmission, and distribution of power; and extraction, conversion, and transport of oil and gas in the oil and gas industry. In the healthcare sector, it develops, manufactures, and markets diagnostic and therapeutic systems, devices, and consumables; and offers IT systems for clinical and administrative purposes. The company also provides technical maintenance, professional, consulting, and financing services. In addition, Siemens offers IT solutions and services comprising consulting, design, and implementation services; outsourcing services; and software development, as well as information and communications systems. Further, it provides financial products and services, such as commercial finance, equity and project finance, treasury and investment management, and project and export finance. Additionally, the company offers insurance solutions, such as claims management; and acts as a broker of company-financed insurances, as well as engages in real estate business. It also has equity investments in a telecommunications infrastructure supplier, household appliance, defense technology, and communication and entertainment device companies, as well as in companies that provide technical building equipment and installation services; and open communications, network, and security solutions. The company was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

Renewable Energy Stocks

Clean Energy Fuels Corp.
Clean Energy Fuels Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides natural gas as an alternative fuel for vehicle fleets in the United States and Canada. It designs, builds, finances, and operates fueling stations; and supplies compressed and liquefied natural gas. The company also produces renewable biomethane, which could be used as vehicle fuel. In addition, it provides natural gas conversions, alternative fuel systems, application engineering, service and warranty support, and research and development for natural gas vehicles. As of December 31, 2009, the company served approximately 390 fleet customers operating 17,790 natural gas vehicles in public transit, refuse hauling, airports, taxis, seaports, and regional trucking markets. It owned and operated 196 natural gas fueling stations in Arizona, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming; and British Columbia and Ontario, Canada. The company was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Seal Beach, California.
Energy Conversion Devices
Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. engages in the invention, engineering, development, and commercialization of materials, products, and production technology in the fields of alternative energy technology and information technology. The company also involves in research and development, and production of proprietary materials and products, as well as in designing and building production machinery. In addition, it offers Photovoltaics, which provides clean energy by converting sunlight into electricity. Further, the company, through a joint venture with Chevron Technology Ventures, provides nickel metal hydride batteries for various applications, including transportation, telecommunication, uninterruptible power supply, military, homeland security, stationary power, and other prismatic battery applications. Energy Conversion was co-founded by Stanford R. Ovshinsky and Iris M. Ovshinsky in 1960. The company is based in Rochester Hills, Michigan.
Evergreen Solar
Evergreen Solar, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets solar power products primarily in Europe and the United States. It utilizes its proprietary 'String Ribbon' technology process in manufacturing ribbons of crystalline silicon, which are then cut into wafers. These wafers are the primary components of photovoltaic cells that are used to produce solar panels. The company principally offers solar wafer, a flat piece of crystalline silicon that can be processed and assembled into a solar cell; solar cell, a device made from a silicon wafer that converts sunlight into electricity; and solar panel, an assembly of solar cells that are electrically interconnected and laminated for electric power generation, such as on-grid and off-grid generation. Evergreen sells its products through distributors, systems integrators, and value-added resellers. It has a strategic partnership with Q-Cells AG. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Marlboro, Massachusetts.
First Solar
First Solar, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells solar electric power modules using a proprietary thin film semiconductor technology. The company's solar modules employ a thin layer of cadmium telluride semiconductor material to convert sunlight into electricity. It sells its products to project developers, system integrators, and operators of renewable energy projects primarily in Europe. First Solar also focuses on designing and deploying commercial solar projects for utilities in the United States. The company was founded in 1999. It was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, LLC, and changed its name to First Solar Holdings, Inc. and subsequently to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. The company is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.
GT Solar International
GT Solar International, Inc. engages in the design and manufacture of manufacturing equipment; and provision of services for the production of photovoltaic, wafers, cells and modules, and polysilicon worldwide. It offers directional solidification systems units, which are furnaces that melt polysilicon and cast multicrystalline ingots for use in production of solar wafers and solar cells; and wafer cleaning and etch systems, slurry recovery systems, cell testing and sorting equipment, tabber/stringer machines, and other related parts and consumables. The company also offers chemical vapor deposition reactors that produce polysilicon and silicon tetrachloride converters, which recycle silicon tetrachloride gas used in the CVD reactor process, as well as related equipment to chemical companies, and solar wafer and cell manufacturers. In addition, it provides facility design, equipment installation and integration, technical training, and manufacturing process optimization services. The company sells its products to polysilicon, solar wafer, cell, and module manufacturers through its direct sales force, as well as through third-party sales representatives.
JA Solar Holdings
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, production, and marketing of photovoltaic solar cells, which convert sunlight into electricity in the People's Republic of China. The company produces monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar cells, as well as provides cell processing services. It also involves in modules and wafer manufacturing. The company sells its solar cells principally to solar module manufacturers. JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. was founded in 2005 and is based in Shanghai, the People’s Republic of China.
LDK Solar Co.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of multicrystalline solar wafers to the manufacturers of solar cells and solar modules in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It offers multicrystalline solar wafers between 180 and 220 microns in thickness. The company also provides wafer processing services to monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar cell and module manufacturers. In addition, it manufactures polysilicon materials, which include ingots and polysilicon scraps. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Xinyu city, the People's Republic of China.
Nevada Geothermal Power
Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. operates as a renewable energy developer focusing on producing clean renewable geothermal electric power from high temperature geothermal resources primarily in the United States. It holds interests in five properties: the Blue Mountain, the Pumpernickel, the Black Warrior, and the Edna Mountain located in Nevada; and the Crump Geyser in Oregon. The company was formerly known as Continental Ridge Resources Inc. and changed its name to Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. in May 2003. Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. was founded in 1995 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.
Ocean Power Technologies
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of proprietary systems that generate electricity by harnessing the renewable energy of ocean waves. The company offers utility PowerBuoy system, which is designed to supply electricity to a local or regional electric power grid; and autonomous PowerBuoy system, which is designed to generate power for use independent of the power grid in remote locations. Its customers include public utilities, independent power producers, and other governmental entities and agencies. The company markets and sells its products in the United States and internationally. Ocean Power Technologies was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in Pennington, New Jersey.
Ormat Technologies
Ormat Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the geothermal and recovered energy power business in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Electricity and Products. The Electricity segment develops, builds, owns, and operates geothermal and recovered energy-based power plants, and sells electricity. The Products segment designs, manufactures, and sells equipment for geothermal and recovered energy-based electricity generation; and remote power units and other power generators, including fossil fuel powered turbo-generators and heavy duty direct current generators. These products are offered to owners and operators of geothermal plants, interstate natural gas pipelines, gas processing plants, and cement plants; contractors installing gas pipelines; and various companies engaged in other energy-intensive industrial processes. This segment also provides services relating to the engineering, procurement, construction, operation, and maintenance of geothermal and recovered energy power plants. The company was founded in 1965 and is based in Reno, Nevada. Ormat Technologies, Inc. is a subsidiary of Ormat Industries, Ltd.
Raser Technologies
Raser Technologies, Inc. operates as a geothermal power development and technology licensing company in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Power Systems, and Transportation and Industrial Technology. The Power Systems segment seeks to develop geothermal electric power generating plants and bottom-cycling operations. The Transportation and Industrial Technology segment focuses on commercializing its Symetron technology to improve the efficiency of electric motors and related components. It provides electromagnetic machine and power electronic drive technology, which is applied to industrial AC induction motors, and drives; permanent magnet synchronous motors; AC generators; and automotive alternators for use in industrial and transportation applications, hybrid-electric and electric vehicle propulsion systems, and other applications where the efficiency of electricity-to-motion or motion-to-electricity power conversions can be improved. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Provo, Utah.
Solarfun Power Holdings Co.
Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of photovoltaic (PV) cells and PV modules. It offers monocrystalline and multicrystalline silicon cells and modules, monocrystalline ingots, and raw materials. The company sells its products directly and through third party distributors to solar power system integrators and distributors. Solarfun Power Holdings operates primarily in the People's Republic of China, Germany, Spain, and Italy. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Qidong, the People's Republic of China.
Spire Corporation
Spire Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of biomedical, solar equipment, solar systems, and optoelectronics products in the United States. It provides surface treatments to manufacturers of orthopedic and other medical devices in the biomedical area; develops and markets hemodialysis catheters and related devices for the treatment of chronic kidney disease; and performs sponsored research programs into practical applications of biomedical and biophotonic technologies. The company develops, manufactures, and markets specialized equipment for the production of terrestrial photovoltaic modules from solar cells, as well as provides custom and building integrated photovoltaic modules, stand-alone emergency power back up, and electric power grid-connected distributed power generation systems. Spire also provides custom compound semiconductor foundry and fabrication services to customers involved in biomedical/biophotonics instruments, telecommunications, and defense applications. In addition, it offers various services, including compound semiconductor wafer growth, other thin film processes, and related device processing and fabrication, as well as provides materials testing services and performs services in support of sponsored research into practical applications of optoelectronic technologies. The company was founded by Roger G. Little. Spire was incorporated in 1969 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.
SunPower Corporation
SunPower Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of solar electric power technologies. It operates in two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment sells solar power products, including solar cells, solar panels, and inverters, which convert sunlight to electricity for the utility networks serving installers and resellers for use in residential and commercial applications. It also sells products for use in multi-megawatt solar power plant applications. The Systems segment offers power systems and system technologies, which include development, engineering, and procurement of permits and equipment, as well as construction management, access to financing, monitoring, and maintenance services. This segment serves commercial and governmental entities, investors, utilities, and production home builders. It has solar power system projects in various countries, including Germany, Italy, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, and the United States. This segment also sells distributed rooftop and ground-mounted solar power systems, and central-station power plants. SunPower Corporation offers its products and services primarily in Asia, Europe, and North America. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in San Jose, California. SunPower Corporation is a subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation.
Suntech Power Holdings
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules to provide electric power for residential, commercial, industrial, and public utility applications worldwide. It offers various monocrystalline and multicrystalline silicon PV cells; PV modules; and a range of BIPV products and systems. The company also provides PV system integration services, including designing and installing PV systems used in lighting for outdoor urban public facilities, and farms and villages, as well as in telecommunications and transportation systems in China. Its PV systems are used for on-grid and off-grid generation. The company sells its products primarily through various value-added resellers, such as distributors and system integrators, as well as to end users, including project developers in various solar energy markets. Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Wuxi, the People's Republic of China.
Trina Solar Ltd.
Trina Solar Limited, through its subsidiary, Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co., Ltd., engages in the manufacture and sale of solar-power products primarily in China. The company's solar modules provide electric power for residential, commercial, industrial, and other applications worldwide. It produces standard monocrystalline solar modules ranging from 160 watts to 185 watts in power output and multicrystalline solar modules ranging from 190 watts to 220 watts in power output. The company manufactures ingots, wafers, and solar cells for use in its solar module production. It provides silicon wafers to toll manufacturers and purchase solar cells from toll manufacturers. Trina Solar Limited sells its products to distributors, wholesalers, and PV system integrators. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Changzhou, the People's Republic of China.
US Geothermal Inc.
U.S. Geothermal, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, development, and utilization of geothermal resources in the western region of the United States. The company owns interests in the Raft River geothermal project that consists of ten parcels comprising 783.93 acres of fee land and 4,736.79 acres of contiguous leased geothermal rights located in southeastern Idaho; and the Neal Hot Springs area located in eastern Oregon. It also owns interests in a 3.6 megawatt operating geothermal power plant, and approximately 28,358 acres of geothermal energy leases and certain ground water rights located in the north of Reno, Nevada; the Granite Creek property that comprises 5,414 acres of geothermal leases located about 6 miles north of Gerlach, Nevada; and geothermal rights for 3,615 acres located in northwestern Nevada near the town of Gerlach. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Boise, Idaho.

Fuel Cell Technology Stocks

Ballard Power Systems
Ballard Power Systems, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of zero-emission proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells for various markets worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Transportation, Power Generation, and Material Products. The Transportation segment develops, manufactures, and markets PEM fuel cell engines, PEM fuel cell components, and electric drive systems for transit buses and automobiles. The Power Generation segment offers portable and stationary fuel cell power generators, and power electronics for residential and other purposes. Its power electronics products include power inverters, direct current (DC) to DC converters, power modules, and low voltage controls. The Material Products segment offers carbon fiber products primarily for automotive transmissions, and gas diffusion electrode materials for the PEM fuel cell industry. Ballard Power Systems has strategic alliances with DaimlerChrysler and Ford Motor Company. The company, formerly known as Ballard Research, Inc. was founded in 1979. It changed its name to Ballard Power Systems, Inc. in 1989 pursuant to the amalgamation of a group of affiliated companies under the Canada Business Corporations Act. The company is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.
FuelCell Energy
FuelCell Energy, Inc. engages in the development and manufacture of fuel cell power plants for electric power generation. Its core carbonate fuel cell products include Direct FuelCell or DFC Power Plants for stationary power generation applications. The company also develops carbonate fuel cell, hybrid products, and planar solid oxide fuel cell technology. Its proprietary carbonate DFC power plants electrochemically produce electricity directly from readily available hydrocarbon fuels, such as natural gas and biogas fuels. The company serves manufacturers; mission critical institutions, including correction facilities and government; and hotels and customers, such as breweries, food processors, and wastewater treatment facilities who use renewable gas for fuel. FuelCell Energy, Inc. has operations in the United States, Canada, Germany, Japan, and South Korea. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.
Hydrogenics Corporation develops and provides hydrogen and fuel cell products and services worldwide. The company's OnSite Generation group sells hydrogen generation products to industrial, transportation, and renewable energy customers. Its Power Systems group sells fuel cell products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), systems integrators, and end users for stationary applications, such as backup power and light mobility applications, including forklift trucks. Hydrogenics Corporation's Test Systems group provides testing services to third parties to validate their fuel cell development efforts. Its products and services include the HySTAT Generator for producing continuous or batch supplies of hydrogen for industrial processing applications; HySTAT Hydrogen Stations that offer onsite supply of hydrogen for various hydrogen applications, including vehicle refueling, distributed power, and industrial processes; HyPM Fuel Cell Power Modules that produce direct current (DC) power in standard outputs; HyPX Fuel Cell Power Pack comprising HyPM power module integrated with hydrogen storage tanks and ultracapacitors that provide higher power in short bursts; and Integrated Fuel Cell Systems for portable and stationary applications, including portable and auxiliary power units for military applications and DC backup power system for cellular tower sites.
Plug Power
Plug Power, Inc., a development stage company, engages in the design, development, and manufacture of fuel cell systems for stationary and motive markets worldwide. The company offers GenCore, a hydrogen fueled Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell system to provide back-up power to businesses and governments in critical infrastructure; and GenDrive, a hydrogen fueled PEM fuel cell system to provide motive power to light industrial vehicles. Its developing products include GenSys, a natural gas or liquid petroleum gas fueled continuous power system to support off-grid electric generation products and a high-temperature polybenzimidazole combined heat and power fuel cell system for light commercial and residential applications. The company is also developing software and hardware accessories to permit customers and third parties for developing custom interface solutions. It sells its products through its direct sales force and value-added resellers to business and government customers primarily in the telecommunications market. Plug Power was founded in 1997 and is based in Latham, New York.

Recycling and Waste Management Stocks

Clean Harbors
Clean Harbors, Inc. provides environmental, energy, and industrial services in North America. Its environmental services offer technical services and field Services. Technical services provide a range of hazardous material management and disposal services, including the collection, packaging, recycling, treatment, and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste; and field Services offer various environmental cleanup services on customer sites or other locations on a scheduled or emergency response basis. The company’s energy and industrial services provide industrial services and exploration services. Industrial services offer industrial and specialty services, such as high-pressure and chemical cleaning, catalyst handling, decoking, material processing, and industrial lodging services to refineries, chemical plants, pulp and paper mills, and other industrial facilities. Exploration services provide exploration and directional boring services to the energy sector serving oil and gas exploration, production, and power generation. Clean Harbors, Inc. serves various customers, including public companies and private entities, as well as federal, state, provincial, and local governmental agencies. The company operates approximately 175 service locations in North America, including 52 active hazardous waste management properties in 36 U.S. states, 7 Canadian provinces, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, as well as international locations in Bulgaria, China, Sweden, Singapore, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. Clean Harbors, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts.
US Ecology
U.S. Ecology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides radioactive, hazardous, polychlorinated biphenyls, and non-hazardous industrial waste management and recycling services in the United States. The company accepts hazardous, polychlorinated biphenyls, industrial and low-level radioactive waste, naturally occurring and accelerator produced radioactive materials, and low-activity radioactive materials, as well as provides waste treatment and disposal facility services. It offers its services to commercial and government entities, such as refineries and chemical production facilities, electric utilities, manufacturers, steel mills, and medical and academic institutions. The company was formerly known as American Ecology Corporation and changed its name to U.S. Ecology, Inc. in February 2010. U.S. Ecology, Inc. was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho.
Waste Management
Waste Management, Inc. provides integrated waste management services in North America. The company offers collection, transfer, recycling, disposal, and waste-to-energy services. Its recycling operations include collection and materials processing, plastics materials recycling, and commodities recycling. The company also provides recycling brokerage and electronic recycling services, including the collection, sorting, and disassembling of electronics to reuse or recycle various collected materials. In addition, it engages in renting and servicing portable restroom facilities to municipalities and commercial customers under the Port-o-Let name; and involves in landfill gas-to-energy operations comprising recovering and processing the methane gas produced naturally by landfills into a renewable energy source, as well as provides street and parking lot sweeping services. Further, the company offers portable self-storage, fluorescent lamp recycling, and healthcare solutions services, as well as provides services on behalf of third parties for construct waste facilities. It serves commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers, as well as other waste management companies, electric utilities, and governmental entities. The company was formerly known as USA Waste Services, Inc. and changed its name to Waste Management, Inc. in 1998. Waste Management, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Vehicle and Battery Technology Stocks

A123 Systems
A123 Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and battery systems primarily in the United States. Its batteries and battery systems are based on its Nanophosphate technology for application development in the transportation, electric grid services, and consumer markets. The company also offers its products worldwide. It has a joint venture with SAIC Motor Co. Ltd. to develop, manufacture, and sell complete vehicle traction battery systems for use in hybrid electric vehicles, and electric vehicles in China. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Advanced Battery Technologies
Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of rechargeable polymer lithium-ion (PLI) batteries in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company’s rechargeable PLI batteries are used in consumer products, such as portable computers, personal digital assistants, and cellular telephones. It also develops and manufactures various types of electric vehicles, including electric bicycles, electric scooters, and electric sports utility vehicles. Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is based in New York, New York.
Clean Diesel Technologies
Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. engages in the development, design, marketing, and licensing of technologies and solutions that reduce harmful emissions from internal combustion engines, as well as increases fuel economy and engine power. The company's products include Platinum Plus, a fuel-borne catalyst, which is used for diesel emission reduction; the ARIS, an advanced reagent injection system used in selective catalytic reduction systems for control of emissions of nitrogen oxides from diesel engines; catalyzed wire mesh diesel particulate filter for use in conjunction with its fuel-borne catalyst; and Biodiesel Plus product, which prevents the normal increase in nitrogen oxides associated with biodiesel. It also offers various engineering and development consulting services. The company offers its products primarily to distributors, resellers, and vehicle fleets in various industries, including beverage, grocery, shipping, fuel delivery, and marine. The company has operations primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. Clean Diesel Technologies was founded in 1994 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.
Ecotality, Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers clean electric transportation and storage technology solutions. The company provides electric vehicle infrastructure products and solutions that are used in on-road grid-connected vehicles, material handling, and airport electric ground support applications. It engages in the development, manufacture, assembly, and sale of specialty solar products, advanced battery systems, and hydrogen and fuel cell systems. The company offers renewable energy solar modules and thin-sealed rechargeable batteries for solar energy products and off-grid power; energy engineering services, such as hydrogen, solar, battery, coal gasification, and energy delivery infrastructure; eTec SuperCharge fast charge systems for electric vehicles; Minit-Charger fast charge systems that allow material handling equipment to convert to electric power systems that can be charged conveniently; and Hydrality technology, a reactor system that stores and delivers hydrogen on-demand using magnesium compounds and water. It also offers charging systems for on-road grid-connected electric vehicles; bridge power manager systems; hydrogen internal combustion engine vehicle conversions; industrial battery systems; solar products for consumer, emergency response programs, and remote power systems; and third-party hydrogen and education related products. In addition, the company provides consulting services on educational programs, as well as offers demonstration kits, educational materials, fuel cell systems, and component parts. It serves commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental, and utility customers. The company was formerly known as Alchemy Enterprises, Ltd. and changed its name to ECOtality, Inc. in November 2006. ECOtality was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Electrovaya Inc. (Electrovaya) develops, manufactures and markets portable power technology products using its SuperPolymer technology. Electrovaya offers custom power systems for a variety of applications, including back-up power and mobile energy storage, aerospace and other low pressure applications underwater and other high pressure applications, and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) Conversions. The Company’s wholly owned subsidiaries include 1408871 Ontario Inc., Electrovaya Corp., Electrovaya Company, Electrovaya USA Inc. and Electrovaya Global SRL. During the fiscal year ended September 30, 2008, three customers represented 59% of total revenue.
Ener1, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of high-performance safe Lithium-ion batteries for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in HEVs, and electric vehicles. The company, through its subsidiaries, also develops commercial fuel cell products; and nanotechnology-based materials and manufacturing processes for batteries and other applications. Ener1 serves auto, truck, and bus manufacturers, as well as departments of the U.S. government. The company, formerly known as Boca Research, Inc., was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Exide Technologies, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and supply of lead acid batteries for transportation and industrial applications in the Americas, Europe, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Transportation and Industrial Energy. The Transportation segment offers batteries, including ignition and lighting batteries for cars, trucks, off-road vehicles, agricultural and construction vehicles, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, marine, and other applications. It offers batteries for the transportation market under the Centra, DETA, Exide, Exide Extreme, Exide NASCAR Select, Orbital, Fulmen, and Tudor brands, as well as other private labels brands. The Industrial Energy segment offers batteries for motive power and network power applications, as well as offers a range of battery chargers and related equipment for the operation and maintenance of battery-powered vehicles. Its motive power batteries are used in the material handling industry for electric forklift trucks, as well as in other industries, including floor cleaning machinery, powered wheelchairs, railroad locomotives, mining, and the electric road vehicles market. This segment's network power batteries are used to provide back-up power for use with telecommunications systems, computer installations, hospitals, air traffic control, security systems, utility, railway, and military applications. The company sells its aftermarket transportation products through various distribution channels, including mass merchandisers, auto parts outlets, wholesale distributors, and battery specialists; and original equipment manufacturers transportation replacement products principally through dealer networks.
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., an integrated alternative energy company, engages in the development and production of propulsion systems, energy storage technologies, and alternative fuel vehicles. Its portfolio of technologies include electronic controls, hybrid electric drive systems, hydrogen storage and metering systems, and alternative fuel technologies that enable fuel efficient, low emission hybrid, plug-in electric hybrid, fuel cell, and alternative fuel vehicles. The company also provides powertrain engineering; system integration; manufacturing and assembly of packaged fuel systems; and battery control systems for vehicles and other applications, including fuel cells, hybrids, plug-in electric hybrid, alternative fuels, and hydrogen refueling. In addition, Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies designs, engineers, and manufactures hybrid and fuel cell vehicles. The company's powertrain engineering, system integration, and assembly capabilities provide fast-to-market solutions to support the production of hybrid and plug-in hybrid, hydrogen-powered hybrid, fuel cell, alternative fuel, and specialty vehicles, as well as modular and transportable hydrogen refueling stations. Its customer base includes automotive original equipment manufacturers, military and governmental agencies, aerospace, and other strategic alliance partners. The company operates in the United States, Germany, Japan, Iceland, Hungary, and internationally. Quantum has strategic alliance with General Motors, Fisker Automotive, Asola, and Advanced Lithium Power, Inc. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.
Tesla Motors
Co-founded by Elon Musk Tesla Motors, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electric vehicles and advanced electric vehicle powertrain components. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California with a showroom in Copenhagen.
Valence Technology
Valence Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of energy power storage systems. Its products include N-Charge lithium phosphate energy storage systems; Epoch lithium phosphate energy storage systems for motive applications, such as hybrid and electric vehicles, scooters, and wheelchairs; and U-Charge lithium phosphate energy storage systems for use in hybrid and full electric vehicles, wheelchairs, scooters, robotics, marine, remote power, military, back-up, and other devices. The company sells its products through national and regional retailers, computer manufacturers, and national resellers in the United States and internationally. Valence Technology was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Biomass and Biofuel Stocks

BioFuel Energy Corp.
BioFuel Energy Corp. engages in the production and sale of ethanol and its co-products primarily in the United States. The company has two ethanol plants that produce 115 million gallons of ethanol per year, which are located in Wood River, Nebraska and Fairmont, Minnesota. It sells its products to its third party marketer and distributor. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
Green Plains Renewable Energy
Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. engages in the construction and operation of dry mill, fuel grade ethanol production facilities in the United States. It produces ethanol by the fermentation of sugars found in grains and other biomass. The company also produces distillers grains, an animal feed supplement obtained as a by-product of the ethanol production process. It is operating an ethanol plant, located in Shenandoah, Iowa; and constructing another plant in northwestern Iowa near the town of Superior. Green Plains Renewable Energy was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.
OriginOil, Inc., a development stage company, focuses on developing a technology to produce biofuel from algae to replace petroleum in various applications, such as diesel, gasoline, jet fuel, plastics, and solvents. Its patent-pending technology, Quantum Fracturing, is based on the science of mass transfer and fluid fracturing. The company intends to license its technology to customers, such as fuel refiners, and chemical and oil companies. OriginOil, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in Los Angeles, California.
Pacific Ethanol
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. produces and sells ethanol and its co-products in the western United States, primarily in California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Colorado, and Idaho. It also provides transportation, storage, and delivery of ethanol through third-party service providers. Its co-products include wet distillers grains. The Company sells ethanol to gasoline refining and distribution companies, and wet distillers grains to dairy operators and animal feed distributors. Pacific Ethanol was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Sacramento, California.
Solazyme, Inc. engages in the production of renewable oil. Its proprietary technology transforms a range of plant-based sugars into oils. The company's industrial biotechnology platform harnesses the prolific oil-producing capability of microalgae. Solazyme utilizes industrial fermentation equipment to scale and accelerate microalgae's natural oil production time to a few days. The company's biotechnology platform also helps in the production of bioproducts, which are made from the protein, fiber, and other compounds produced by microalgae. It intends to refine and sell renewable oil as drop-in replacements for marine, motor vehicle, and jet fuels, as well as replacements for chemicals that are traditionally derived from petroleum or other conventional oils. Solazyme also develops microalgae-based food ingredients, including oils and powders that enhance the nutritional profile and functionality of food products; and a portfolio of microalgae-based products comprising Alguronic Acid, which would be formulated into a range of skin care products with significant anti-aging benefits and algal oils as replacements for the essential oils currently used in skin and personal care products.
Verenium Corporation engages in the development and production of specialty enzyme products, and production and commercialization of biofuels. It operates in two segments, Biofuels and Specialty Enzymes. The Biofuels segment focuses on the production and commercialization of biofuels, primarily ethanol from cellulosic biomass. The Specialty Enzymes segment develops enzymes for use in alternative fuels, specialty industrial processes, and animal nutrition and health markets. Its products include Fuelzyme—LF, an alpha amylase enzyme, designed to improve the efficiency and economics of ethanol production from corn and other grain, or starch sources; Purifine enzyme for biodiesel applications; Amylase-T Transgenic Corn Amylase; Purifine for edible nutritional oils; Luminase for pulp and paper processing; Phyzyme XP; Quantum phytase; Bayovac SRS that is designed to prevent disease in farmed Atlantic salmon; and Phytase-T, which supplements Quantum phytase. The company has strategic collaborations with Syngenta AG for the discovery and development of a range of novel enzymes; Bunge Oils, Inc. to discover and develop novel enzymes for the production of edible oil products; Cargill Health and Food Technologies to discover and develop novel enzymes for the production of a proprietary Cargill product; BASF AG to develop biocatalytic enzymes; Danisco Animal Nutrition to identify and develop a novel phytase enzyme; Bayer Animal Health to develop and market products to prevent infectious diseases in fish; and BP for the production of cellulosic ethanol from non-food feed stocks. It operates in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The company was formerly known as Diversa Corporation and changed its name to Verenium Corporation in June 2007 as a result of the merger with Celunol Corp. Verenium Corporation was founded in 1992 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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