Five Alternative Energy ETFs Facing An Uphill Battle

Most recently, President Barack Obama addressed rising gasoline and energy prices by stating that it is imperative that the US utilize sources other than fossil fuels to feed the nation’s energy appetite and lessen foreign dependency on crude oil.  

As retail gasoline prices sit near $4 per gallon in certain parts of the nation and the price of crude oil hovers around the $100 per barrel mark, the appeal for alternative energy such as solar, wind and ethanol become that much more attractive.  However, at the end of the day, renewable energy continues to remain significantly more expensive and less efficient than its fossil fuels competitors.  Read more of this post