“Geothermal Energy…That’s Hot”

By Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe, August 5, 2007

This one comes in from Greg Guenthner in an ad for the Bulletin Board Elite service, which, as you can imagine, aims to ferret out the few gems among the scams, unprofitable startups, dying companies, and shells that populate the otc and bulletin board stock listings.

I don’t know if he’s been successful at that so far (he says that he has, of course), but I do know that a reader sent this note to me … along with a solution to the teaser, so again we start a week with a solution that I didn’t even have to search out myself. Can you tell that it’s my birthday?

This one is all about alternative energy, as so many teasers are these days. The long spiel about how fossil fuels are still terrible pollutants, about how much political pressure there is to find alternatives, etc. etc. etc. Nothing new there.

And he goes on to say that this particular renewable resource is geothermal energy — which is, of course, completely clean. He cites the one huge success story in geothermal energy, which is the wee country of Iceland — you’ll see that come up whenever someone has a geothermal stock to sell you, since it’s the only country that manages to p