Little joy for cleantech investors - solar sector indices hardest hit amidst the general gloom
The Cleantech sector has suffered severely during the late summer and early autumn months. The third quarter saw sharp falls in cleantech indices across the board.
The hardest hit sector has been solar, with the Ardour Solar Energy Index now down almost 60% year to date. The index fell by 57.7% during the third quarter as the Solyndra collapse hit sentiment for solar stocks around the world.