How to Invest in Hydro

Hydro power refers to power that is created from the use of harnessed water. While hydro power and water are not traditional commodities—they are not standardized resources that can be traded on exchanges—the nature of the global energy equation makes consideration of this sector important for commodity investors.

Investing directly in hydro power is not an options for investors, but there are some options out there for those looking to bet on increased adoption of this power source in the future.

Ways to Invest in Hydro

There is 1 way to invest in Hydro: Stocks.

How to Buy Hydro Stocks

Investing directly in hydro power is not feasible, but there are options for investors looking to gain exposure to this sector. Perhaps the best way to bet on water power is through the stocks of companies that are engaged in this industry.

There are a number of publicly-traded companies whose operations focus on developing hydro power, including AECOM Technology (ACM), Alstom (AOMFF.PK), Brookfield Renewable Power Fund (BRPFF.PK), and Run of River Power (ROR.V). See a complete list of publicly-traded hydro power companies.