The WilderHill New Energy Global Innovation Index, which tracks 94 clean-energy stocks, has gained 4.6 percent since the start of the year after a worldwide slump in the solar industry pulled it down in 2012.
Solazyme Inc., which makes oil products from genetically modified algae, rose on speculation its relationship with the U.S. Defense Department will grow even as some of its raw material costs rise.
"The powers that be in Washington always tend to procrastinate, but this has been getting ridiculous."
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