Guggenheim Solar ETF
Total Assets: $315.1 million
Average Volume: 195,000
If you’re put off by the high fees for active management, alternative energy ETFs have you covered, with come stellar returns to boot. For a concentration in solar energy with low expenses and a generous yield, look no farther than TAN. This ETF has more than doubled for the year-to-date, jumping 144% on a price basis.
Top holdings include Hanergy Solar (up more than 300% this year, but listed only on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange), Trina Solar (TSL) and GCL-Poly Energy Holdings (another stock available only in Hong Kong).