How to Buy Wind Stocks
Investors looking for exposure to wind power have a number of options, as there are multiple publicly-traded companies that are classified in the wind power industries. These companies may include firms that are active in the development or management of a wind farm, the production or distribution of electricity generated by wind power, involvement in the design, manufacture or distribution of machinery or materials designed specifically for the wind energy industry.
Many wind power companies are listed on exchanges in Europe, but there are several U.S. stocks as well. Wind power stocks include:
- EDP Renovaveis SA (EDPR.PL)
- Iberdrola Renovables (IBR.SM)
- Vestas Wind Systems (VWS.DC)
- China WindPower Group Limited (182.HK)
- Broadwind Energy, Inc. (BWEN)
See a more complete list of options by examining the holdings of the First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund (FAN).