Yingli Green Energy
Solar stocks are rising as a result of growing fears around Japan's nuclear crisis.
On Monday morning, traders were betting that solar power would surge in demand as a result of nuclear fears. As a result, industry leader, First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) has seen its shares increase 4.64%.
EnergyBoom’s E•B Solar subindex, led by the Chinese low-cost solar cell and module producers, increased 5.10 percent last week. E•B Solar beat EnergyBoom’s other four clean sector indices and all broad market indices except the Hang Seng (Hong Kong) Index which increased 7.18 percent.