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Alternative energy sources are gaining in interest thanks to the fight against climate change, the rising oil prices and the doubt concerning the future availability of fossil fuels.

In the future, one can predict that we will increasingly obtain more energy from durable energy such as solar energy, wind energy, tide energy and biomass energy, etc.

Numerous possibilities are available for investors interested in alternative energy, taking into account their own personal knowledge and experience in the different investment products.

Here are some possibilities. The list of examples is not exhaustive and is provided purely informative.


A Tracker is a type of "index fund". It tries to track the performance of a commodity, a stock market index or a basket of shares. It’s in fact a fund or basket of shares, which are continuously quoted on the stock market, just like shares.

Some examples:


Some examples:


A turbo is a stock market quoted investment product that works with a leverage effect, as a result of this, grand movements of the underlying value (such as shares, indexes and raw materials) can influence strongly the value of the turbo.

Click on the secured site on trading, than on invest and afterwards on turbos. Type in the search engine by underlying value for example: First Solar, Vestas Wind Systems, Umicore, etc. The system will automatically search for all turbo on the specified equity.


A fund is an investment product by which you invest in a sort of ‘category’ of shares: fe. a specific sector, region, etc., in our example, a basket of shares related to the agricultural business. The composition of the "basket of shares" will always been stipulated by the fund manager (provider). By clicking on 'Portfolio' (once you have searched the fund) you will see the composition of the fund.

Keytrade Bank offers different funds that invest in metals. You can find these by filtering on the category “Energy/Natural Resources” in the search engine.

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