TOKYO, March 10- A government panel has recommended Japan lift the amount utilities must pay for electricity from offshore wind farms while cutting prices for power fed in from solar projects, as the country looks to diversify its use of renewable energy.» Read More
The 2008 hurricane season officially begins on Sunday, and active season could have serious implications for energy prices.
For years, scientists have had a straightforward idea for cleaning up the carbon dioxide emissions from coal power, but national efforts to develop the technique are lagging badly.
In the last 10 years, the Big 3 have struggled to come up with sedans to beat the Camry, Corolla, Civic and Altima. In fact, if you look at the top 10 best selling cars right now, only 4 are American models: The Ford Focus, Chevy Cobalt, Malibu and Impala.
Imports of liquified natural gas have stalled just as domestic production appears insufficient to meet US needs, The New York Times reports.
CEOs on the frontlines of America's oil crisis discuss the effects soaring gasoline prices are having on their businesses and their customers.
AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson joined the CNBC 'Squawk Box' crew to discuss the effects higher gasoline prices are having on the automotive industry and consumers. Americans, he said, have finally reached the "tipping point" at four dollars a gallon.
Yes, gas prices are soaring, SUV values are tanking, and Detroit is bracing for the possibility of more job cuts. But there are reasons to be optimistic about the future of the industry. Here are four:
Malaysia's Petronas will buy a 40 percent stake in Australian energy firm Santos' Gladstone liquefied natural gas project in Australia for $2.51 billion, sending Santos' shares up 10%.
Actually, it has more than that. But with wind power, railcars and barges, the company's doing quite well.
Looking for a way to measure the sector? This is it.
Slightly less than 40 percent of shareholders voted at the oil company's annual meeting Wednesday to create an independent chairman.
Indonesia will quit the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries because as a net oil importer it is not happy with high global crude prices, the energy minister said on Wednesday.
It's not often that an e-mail makes me stop and say "Hmmmmm. Do a lot of people feel the same way?" But, this one from Nathan did just that.
Exxon Mobil has scrapped with Venezuela's Hugo Chavez over nationalized oil projects and sparred with U.S. senators over high oil prices.
With exposure to so many crucial businesses, SPX is the "new tech" play Cramer most wants to own.
Cramer expects wind power to flourish in the coming years. If he's right, Kaydon's the kind of stock you'll want.
Welcome to the Street's favorite parlor game: blame some shadowy force for the rise in oil. Never mind that there is 85 million barrels of oil produced a day, and scant supply anywhere. There has to be something more than a global supply/demand imbalance at work here.
It's MINI that may be best positioned right now. WIth sales up 29.9% this year, The MINI Cooper and Clubman are compact cars with the unique combination of style and fuel efficiency in a tight little package.
If ethanol is a boondoggle as the traders sometimes suggest, which alternative energy makes the most sense? Find out from our Surprise Friday guest!
Depending on where things end up Friday GM shares go into the weekend at roughly $17.50 a share. dropping roughly 4% on Friday. It's nothing short of a horrendous end to a very tough week for General Motor's shareholders.