U.S. installs more solar than natural gas in 2015; U.S. utility solar seeing strength outside mandates; CPP stayed by Supreme Court – April 2016

Read report in PDF with graphs:  MAC-Solar-Sector-Update-Apr-2016 Solar Index Performance The MAC Solar Index, the tracking index for the Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSE ARCA: TAN), has rebounded somewhat since mid-February after the sharp sell-off seen in the first six weeks of 2016. The index is currently down -28% year-to-date. The MAC index in 2015 closed…

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Solar sector receives strong boost from Paris COP21 climate agreement, 5-year U.S. ITC extension, and California net metering decision; American solar jobs now exceed oil/gas jobs – Jan 2016

Read report in PDF with graphs: MAC-Solar-Sector-Update-Jan-2016 Solar Index Performance The MAC Solar Index, the tracking index for the Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSE ARCA: TAN), rallied in mid-December but then showed a sharp decline in early January and is currently down -22% year-to-date in 2016. The MAC index in 2015 closed -15% lower after the…

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COP21 Paris meeting approaches; White House announces more support for solar; California boosts RPS to 50%; North Carolina becomes fourth state to reach 1 GW of solar — Oct 2015

Read report in PDF with graphs: MAC-Solar-Sector-Update-Oct-2015 Solar Index Performance The MAC Solar Index, the tracking index for the Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSE ARCA: TAN), posted a 1-1/3 year high in April but then fell sharply through late-September, showing some recovery in early October. The index is currently down -14.0% year-to-date. The MAC solar index in…

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MAC Solar Index Sep 2015 Quarterly Review Changes

As of the close of business on Sep 18, 2015, three stocks were added to the index: 8point3 Energy Partners (CAFD US) with an Exposure Factor of 1.0, Terraform Global (GLBL US) with an Exposure Factor of 0.5, and Sunrun (RUN US) with an Exposure Factor of 1.0. In addition, four stocks were deleted from…

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$3.7 trillion in solar investment through 2040; Clean Power Plan sets stage for long-term U.S. solar growth; Two yieldcos launch IPOs; Community solar is breaking out – Aug 2015

Read report in PDF with graphs: MAC-Solar-Sector-Update-Aug-2015 Solar Index Performance The MAC Solar Index, the tracking index for the Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSE ARCA: TAN), posted a 1-1/3 year high in April but then fell sharply in the last three months and is currently down -7.1% year-to-date. The MAC solar index in 2014 fell by -2%…

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