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Are you interested in the growth prospects of the clean energy industry? For a closer look at clean energy stocks, we ran a screen.

We began by screening a stock universe of companies that use or produce sources of clean energy for those with upward momentum, trading above their 20-day, 50-day, and 200-day moving averages. We then screened these names for those with strong sales trends, comparing growth in revenue to growth in accounts receivable.

Since accounts receivable is the portion of revenue not yet received, and there is no guarantee the money will ever be received, the smaller the portion of revenue made up of receivables the healthier the company's revenue.

We screened for stocks seeing faster growth in revenue than accounts receivable year-over-year, as well as accounts receivable comprising a smaller portion of current assets over the same time period.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in market cap over the last two years for the stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here.

Do you think these stocks are poised for superior growth? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by difference between growth in revenue and accounts receivable.

1. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE): Engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy in the United States and Canada. Market cap at $26.47B, most recent closing price at $63.44. The stock is currently trading 1.99% above its 20-day moving average, 4.09% above its 50-day MA, and 11.68% above its 200-day MA. Revenue grew by 13.21% during the most recent quarter ($3,864M vs. $3,413M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by -30.21% during the same time period ($1,802M vs. $2,582M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 49.11% to 36.99% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2011-12-31 to 3 months ending 2010-12-31).

2. Avista Corp. (NYSE:AVA): Engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of energy and other energy-related businesses in the United States and Canada. Market cap at $1.52B, most recent closing price at $25.65. The stock is currently trading 0.33% above its 20-day moving average, 1.26% above its 50-day MA, and 4.31% above its 200-day MA. Revenue grew by 17.23% during the most recent quarter ($438.93M vs. $374.42M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by -15.49% during the same time period ($218.83M vs. $258.94M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 44.68% to 35.61% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2011-12-31 to 3 months ending 2010-12-31).

3. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW): Provides retail and wholesale electric services primarily in the State of Arizona. Market cap at $5.22B, most recent closing price at $47.47. The stock is currently trading 0.32% above its 20-day moving average, 0.28% above its 50-day MA, and 5.43% above its 200-day MA. Revenue grew by 1.59% during the most recent quarter ($667.89M vs. $657.43M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by -9.98% during the same time period ($286.9M vs. $318.71M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 31.11% to 30.% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2011-12-31 to 3 months ending 2010-12-31).

*Accounting data sourced from Google Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: 3 Rallying Clean Energy Stocks With Strong Accounts Receivable Trends