The Ardour Global IndexesSM (Composite) - (Ardour CompositeSM) incorporate many fields that can impact the growth and development of the alternative energy industry. Revolutionary new technologies and evolutionary ways to improve the efficiency and usefulness of new or underutilized resources are both important in the advancement of energy technologies. These developments will impact alternative energy markets on a variety of levels, increasing the need to fully understand a multitude of market issues and fundamental technological drivers. In this way, we can track changes in both components and entire systems—leading toward a much deeper and complete evaluation of the companies involved in the market.

Industry Breakdown

Alternative Energy Resources. Companies whose technologies are involved with:

  • Solar Power- including photo-voltaic (PV) and thermal
  • BioEnergy- including power and fuel
  • Wind Power
  • Hydro Power, Tidal Power and Wave Power
  • Geothermal Power

Distributed Generation. Companies whose technologies produce power at or near the end user. These technologies include:

  • Micro Turbines
  • Diesel Engines
  • Fuel Cells
  • Hydrogen Generation and Storage

Environmental Technologies.Companies whose technologies are involved with:

  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Air Quality and Emission Mitigation
  • Clean Coal

Energy Efficiency. Companies whose technologies are involved with:

  • Lighting
  • White Tags
  • Cogeneration
  • Energy Recycling
  • Advanced Metering
  • Demand Response

Enabling Technologies. Companies whose technologies are involved with:

  • Power Electronics
  • Advanced Battery Chemistries
  • Flywheels
  • Superconductors
  • Ultracapacitors
  • Advanced Materials