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Alterra Power Corp T.AXY

Sector: Utilities | Sub-Sector: Utilities - Independent Power Producers

Alterra Power Corp is a renewable power company. The Company, through its subsidiary companies, operates, develops, explores and acquires renewable power projects.
Price: $0.42 | Change: +$0.01 | %Change: +2.44%
Volume: 168,869 | Day High/Low: 0.42/0.41 | 52 Week High/Low: 0.46/0.29
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3.5 stars

RE:MAJOR NEWS - Citi and Berkshire Hathaway Energy

http://www.rechargenews.com/wind/1404865/buffetts-berkshire-commits-tax-equity-for-texas-wind-project Just another example of Beaty/Carson networking with real players. I anticipate in the next year...read more
3.5 stars

MAJOR NEWS - Citi and Berkshire Hathaway Energy

Wow this is awesome news lets see the investment community take a glance at the news  this is a major milestone to say the least. Happy Investing  rate and reply
2.5 stars

Alterra Power / Canadian Hydro

I bought in to KHD in 1994 at .65 and eventual paid in the high 2$ range, sold in 2009 when TA took over company at 5.25 in 2009.  When Alterra came around I bought in early thinking this could be...read more
4.5 stars

End of Month - June 2015

End of the Month (EOM) report for June 2015. - AXY closed on 06/30/2015 at $O.420 AXY closed on 05/29/2015 at $O.415 - This is a 1.2%, 0.5-cent, gain in June. - A Midyear Bonus AXY closed on 05/29...read more
3.5 stars

Happy Canada Day - Alterra Secures Financing For Shannon

Happy Canada Day!  Nice little Canada day gift from Alterra to shareholders, lets see how the stock reacts when the TSX opens on Thursday. http://www.alterrapower.ca/news/Press-Release/News-Releases...read more
4.5 stars

Clean energy beats the market

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-06-30/clean-energy-beats-the-market  rate and reply
4.5 stars

Emotions move us

If the world is serious about not exceeding global warming of 2 degrees Celsius, experts say 60-80 %of coal/oil/gas reserves must be left in the ground. These are called stranded assets, and is a hot...read more
2.5 stars

RE:RE:Equity bold

Tayjon80 Your understanding of how the Accounting system works is quite correct.  Typically, interest on loans required for construction are also capitalized and profits from the early stages of ramp...read more
2.5 stars

RE:Equity bold

I have never really dug into the accounting but my guess is that all monies put into a project are capitalized during construction, development, planning and then depreciated when put into production ...read more
4.5 stars

asset writedowns

Impairment of assets is a process that happens in just about every business.  Segments such as infrastructure and the extraction businesses (oil gold etc) are more prone to this type of hit. Asset...read more
4.5 stars

RE:RE:RE:$30m to $35m in free cash flow in 2017

BoldForbes, Frankly I don't think these types of cosmetic manipulation of the metrics would be a significant reason which would drive them to write down the assets, generally institutional investors...read more
2 stars

Equity bold

Boldforbes I agree, but have one question, what kind of asset change happens when a project is started to when it's finished, is the asset worth percent of revenue at completion or is it land value...read more
5 stars

RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:solar energy in the mining business

Efficiency increase proves on tracking style only, not fixed. For individual assets hydro is boss. But to power a grid we need to diversify as the renewable types compensate each other's weaknesses...read more
4.5 stars

RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:solar energy in the mining business

Thx, so we are talking about 15-20% efficency increase between California and Canada.... To be honest I persoanlly am not such a big fan of solar and would prefer if they concentrate on hydro although...read more
3 stars

RE:RE:RE:RE:solar energy in the mining business

That would be Celsius.  rate and reply
4 stars

RE:RE:$30m to $35m in free cash flow in 2017

On the Ross intelligence comment: could the company be writing down assets now for better future financial metrics i.e. return on assets or equity (current losses reduce equity making the metric...read more
4.5 stars

RE:RE:RE:solar energy in the mining business

Hi Veracruz! are we talking 20 degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius? thx carinthian  rate and reply
3.5 stars

RE:RE:solar energy in the mining business

Atoms in hot substances like solar panels in California Vibrate (less efficient, or cooling required). These vibrations lessen as climates cool. As these vibrations subside, the electrons relax and...read more
3 stars

RE:$30m to $35m in free cash flow in 2017

Yes, my post from yesterday was my first in many years on this site, I couldn't remember my old login so had to make a new one.  As I said, I have been following this company since 2006, when it was...read more
4.5 stars

RE:solar energy in the mining business

In the north, the sun makes a much larger/ longer arc  in the sky. So, solar panels face it at 90 degrees and track it. Also the North has long summer days with clear skies. As well cold increases...read more