List of High Yield Alternative Energy Stocks

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This is a list of renewable and alternative energy stocks with dividend or distribution yields above 4%.  The list includes most Yieldcos (high distribution companies that own renewable energy operations), but is not limited to Yieldcos. Some Yieldcos may be excluded if their yield is below 4%.

wind and solar
The wind energy park “Schneebergerhof” in Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate). In the foreground thin film solar cells. In the center a wind turbine Enercon E-66 (1.5 MW), on the right Enercon E-126 (7.5 MW) and at the very right side again an E-66. Photo by Kuebi = Armin Kübelbeck [CC BY-SA 3.0 ], from Wikimedia Commons
Atlantica Yield plc (AY)
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN, AQN.TO)
Bluefield Solar Income Fund Ltd. (BSIF.L)
Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (BEP)
Clearway Energy, Inc. (CWEN,CWEN-A)
Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (CIG)
Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA)
Crius Energy Trust (KWH-UN.TO, CRIUF)
Enviva Partners, LP (EVA)
Foresight Solar Fund plc (FSFL.L)
GATX Corporation Series A (GMTA)
Global X YieldCo ETF (YLCO)
Greencoat UK Wind PLC (UKW.L)
Green Plains Partners LP (GPP)
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (HASI)
Hydro One Limited (H.TO, HRNNF)
InfraREIT, Inc. (HIFR)
Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (INE.TO,INGXF)
John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited (JLEN.L)
Northland Power Inc. (NPI.TO, NPIFF)
Pattern Energy Group Inc. (PEGI)
Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (PIF.TO, RAMPF)
Power REIT PFD SER A 7.75% (PW-PA)
Red Eléctrica Corporación, S.A. (REE.MC,RDEIY)
Seaspan Corporation (SSW, SSW-PD, SSW-PH, SSW-PG, SSWA, SSWN)
TerraForm Power, Inc. (TERP)
TransAlta Renewables Inc. (RNW.TO, TRSWF)
The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG.L, RWFRF)
Veolia Environnement S.A. (VIE.PA, VEOEY, VEOEF)

If you know of any high income (distribution yield over 4%) renewable or alternative energy stock that is not listed here, please let us know by leaving a comment. Also if you notice stocks in the list where the yield has fallen below the 4% threshold.


  1. I came across Enel Genercion (EOCCY). They certainly pay well and sound clean. They only pay twice a year which makes it hard for me to tie up those funds even though it’s the same money in the long run. Carl


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