Good Re-listing For Solco

After a six months break, the restructured Solco had a good re-entry to ASX with its shares opening at 1.7 cents and within a week rising to a high of 4 cents. The capital raising that enabled the restructure was at 2 cents per share so the new investors and the old investors who supported the entitlement offer are ahead and have hope that the company will perform.

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Many Sectors Worse Off Than Cleantech

For several years environmental investors have been smarting over the Government’s sabotage of the cleantech sector, but government risk is only one of many risks faced by investors and the cleantech sector is far from alone in having big problems to overcome. Even sectors with strong government support are facing huge issues and their investors have lost billions and may lose more. With many sectors of the stock market in long term pain, parts of the cleantech sector can even be seen as a safe haven.

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More Delays for AnaeCo

Investors know that commercializing new technology can take much longer than planned and can sometimes seem really hard as new and unexpected problems pop up, and so it is proving to be for AnaeCo and its first municipal waste-to-energy plant. With the plant just getting over the mechanical failures of its difficult biological ramp up phase and finally about to start performance trials, new problems and set backs have emerged.

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Cash And Certainty For Infigen Energy

The prospect of Infigen Energy developing more wind farms has picked up with the company selling its US solar energy developments, entering a first of its kind wind risk hedge for 500 megawatts of its windfarms, and welcoming the passing of the Federal Government’s revised Renewable Energy Target that gives certainty to developers.

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Cardia Bioplastics Now SECOS Group

The merger of Cardia Bioplastics with Stellar Films to form SECOS Group is a positive development for environmental investors. SECOS is double the size of what it was as Cardia and it remains the only ASX listed stock that is focused on sustainable packaging. This includes biodegradeable resins, films and plastic products made from renewable corn and corn starch that can replace oil based plastics that are not biodegradeable and add to landfill.

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