The divide between 'new' and 'old' energy stocks is growing — Here's why

Solar Farm at Death Valley
Gary Weathers | Brand X Pictures | Getty Images

The diverging performance between "new" and "old" energy stocks has accelerated during the first trading days of 2022, building on last year's trend that saw oil and gas stocks soar while solar stocks sank. Wall Street analysts say there's upside for both sets of names, although investors need to be selective.

More In Future of Energy

CNBC ProThis clean energy play's business model may just be recession proof
CNBC ProUBS downgrades lithium name Albemarle after 35% rally in May
CNBC ProUBS says Generac is a top pick with more than 80% upside