Utilities Offer Yield and a Way to Play Green Energy. And Their Stocks Are Cheap. – Barron’s

A squat power plant with smokestacks may not be what environmentally conscious investors have in mind when they go looking for stocks. Yet electric utilities are at the center of a seismic shift away from coal and toward wind and solar power over the next 15 years. That is expected to be a huge boon to both the environment and investors—and utility company stocks and funds are a cheap way to plug into this critically important transition.

By the next decade, clean power sources such as wind and solar are projected to provide…

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