22 Jan '13, 2pm

New Ways to Invest in Solar Like Buffett

New Ways to Invest in Solar Like Buffett

That jump was in large part caused by the January 2nd purchase of two large solar projects by Warren Buffett controlled MidAmerican Solar from Sunpower Corporation (NASD:SPWR.) You might wonder, Why would a famously cautious investor like Warren Buffett invest in a sector with such a lousy track record? The Difference Between Solar Manufacturing and Solar Projects The question is a bit of a red herring. As a value investor, Buffett often invests in companies that have had poor price performance: that’s where great values come from. More importantly, MidAmerican Solar is not buying Sunpower the company (down 41% since January 2011), but two of Sunpower’s solar projects. The economics of solar manufacturers and solar projects could not be more different. Solar manufacturers like Sunpower face fierce competition and have little pricing power for their mostly undifferentiated ...

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