Upside lurking in battered green energy sector

TORONTO (Reuters) – Many stocks in Canada’s battered green energy sector may be set for gains in early 2012 as the Ontario government wraps up its review of the generous rates paid to producers and provides investors with much needed clarity. Like Germany, Canada’s most populous province pays well above market rates for solar, wind and other renewable power under its feed-in tariff (FIT) program, in a bid to spur development of a local green energy industry. …