The Claymore/MAC Global Solar Energy Index ETF

The Claymore/MAC Global Solar Energy Index ETF (NYSE:TAN), is another interesting clean tech ETF. The ETF seeks to present results that correspond generally to the performance of the MAC Global Solar Energy Index.
The Index is designed to track companies within certain segments of the solar energy industry:

  • companies that produce solar power equipment and products for end-users
  • companies that produce fabrication products or services for solar power equipment producers
  • companies that supply raw materials or components to solar power equipment producers or integrators
  • companies that derive a significant portion of their business from solar power system sales, distribution, installation, integration or financing
  • companies that specialize in selling electricity derived from solar power.

The Index is comprised of approximately 25 stocks selected upon the relative importance of solar power within the company’s business model.

The top investments of the ETF are (6/5/09):

Meyer Burger Technology AG 7.80
Trina Solar Ltd-Spon ADR 6.41 %
Canadian Solar Inc 6.11 %
SMA Solar Technology 5.81 %
First Solar Inc 5.55 %
Centrotherm Photovoltaics 5.22 %
Yingli Green Energy – ADR 5.17 %
Manz Automation AG 4.73 %
Suntech Power Holdings ADR 4.21 %
Roth & RAU AG 4.18 %

Solar panels

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6 comments for “The Claymore/MAC Global Solar Energy Index ETF

  1. December 24, 2009 at 11:52 am

    Hi that is a very fascinating view, It does give one food for thought, I am very delighted I stumbled on your blog, i was using Stumbleupon at the time, anyway i don

  2. March 31, 2010 at 1:12 am

    Love the blog. I’ve been creating solar panels for small businesses for ages now and carrying out pretty well… Lucky I found this place.

  3. April 13, 2010 at 11:01 pm

    Solar Energy is one of the best ways to get clean energy. Today the efficieny of solar power is a bit low but with advances in technology, solar cells will become more and more efficient in harnessing the energy of the sun.

  4. August 6, 2010 at 2:42 pm

    you’ll find countless out there who have manufacturing experience, etc. that should begin making wind turbines, solar panels, and so on. Quite a few electricians will also begin doing additional jobs this kind of as hookups for electric vehicles, pv installations, and so forth.

  5. October 23, 2010 at 7:52 pm

    green energy is of course very important that is why we have to concentrate on using hydrogen and alternative energy sources:*:

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