Renewable Energy


  • A truck enters a BP chemical plant near Hitchcock, Texas

    But for its renewables commitment BP really deserves due credit, as does its earnest engagement in shaping what they acknowledge is a ‘carbon-constrained world.’ That's a phrase this reporter first heard more than three years ago from Jim Rogers...

  • Gasoline Prices Soar as Memorial Holiday Begins Friday, 23 May 2008 | 11:52 AM ET
    New York Gas Prices at $4 per gallon

    As consumers began hitting the road Friday for the Memorial Day weekend, they faced the sobering reality that it now costs $87 to fill a Ford Explorer SUV, up $14 from last year, and $72 to fill a mid-sized Honda Accord, up $12

  • Every $10 Oil Rise Ups US Air Force Costs $610 Million Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 10:09 PM ET
    An American F-18 aircraft lands onboard the USS Nimitz on Monday, June 4, 2007, in the Persian Gulf, where the Nimitz and the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier groups are on patrol. The United States has its largest naval force in the region since just before the 2003 invasion of Iraq as concern grows it could attack Iran over the Persian nation's nuclear program. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

    The U.S. Air Force operates the "world's largest airline" and every $10-per-barrel increase in crude oil boosts its annual operating costs by $610 million, Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne said on Thursday.

  • Wind-Power Industry Set To Tap Capital Markets Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 5:34 PM ET
    Wind turbines generate power at the Searsburg Wind Power Facility in Searsburg, Vt. Thursday, July 21, 2005. Two ridge lines in the southern Green Mountain National Forest soon could sprout 370-foot tall wind power generators, if the U.S. Forest Service approves what would be the first wind energy project on its lands anywhere in the country. A company called Deerfield Wind LLC has proposed up to 30 of the towers in a special-use application to the Forest Service. The review is expected to take

    Small investors might soon be able to take part in the surging growth of US wind power, as the industry reaches a scale that will increasingly require tapping public capital markets to continue its explosive growth. 

  • As Oil Prices Spike, So Does Market Anxiety Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 4:48 PM ET

    Its price has become one of the most widely discussed, debated and feared topics on Wall Street and on Main Street. But what's next? Will it continue to climb toward a "super spike" or have we seen the top for oil prices?

  • Uranium Producer Warns of Lake Ontario Pollution Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    Cameco, the world’s largest uranium producer, has told the Canadian nuclear regulator that its refinery might have leaked uranium, arsenic and fluorides into Lake Ontario, The New York Times reports.

  • Tell Us: Who's to Blame for America's Oil Crisis? Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 11:00 AM ET

    Tell Us: Who's to Blame for America's Oil Crisis?

  • 2008 Ford Expedition

    An employee at a Chicago area auto dealer e-mailed that he has customers coming in with Escalades, Tahoes, Ram pick-ups and other large cars and trucks. He says those customers are often upside down on their loans and are surprised at how little they are getting offered for their ride.

  • The Best Candidate For Your Portfolio Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 6:40 PM ET

    Which stocks will be the winners and losers under an Obama administration? And how about McCain?

  • Oil Gushes to Record, Stocks Plummet Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 6:21 PM ET

    Oil suffocates any chance of stock gains and the Fed minutes further the declines. Also, playing the airlines as a proxy for oil and Dick Bove on summer for the financials.

  • Crude Realities Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 3:52 PM ET

    Before we find solutions to the oil crisis, we first need to find who's to blame. Here's where one expert would start.

  • Winning Energy Stocks - Oil, Coal and Alternatives Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 9:56 AM ET

    Crude oil hit yet another record high today, crossing $130 / bbl for the first time ever.  Yesterday on CNBC, Boone Pickens predicted $150 oil and on Friday, analysts at Goldman Sachs raised their outlook for crude oil prices during the second quarter of 2008 to average ~$140 per barrel. 

  • Honda Revs Up The Hybrid And Hydrogen Fuel Cell Race Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 8:53 AM ET
    2007 Honda FCX

    In hybrids, Honda has announced that early next year it will roll out a lighter, more affordable 5 door hatchback that will look similar to the hydrogen fuel cell FCX Clarity model. The plan: annual sales 200,000 worldwide, including a 100,000 here in the U.S.

  • Why Goldman's Oil Guru Predicts a 'Super Spike' Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 4:20 AM ET

    Arjun N. Murti remembers the pain of the oil shocks of the 1970s. But he is bracing for something far worse now: He foresees a “super spike” — a price surge that will soon drive crude oil to $200 a barrel.

  • DuPont's Time To Shine Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 6:25 PM ET

    Solar stocks appear to be riding the coat tails of crude oil. Could DuPont’s lesser-known solar business lead to a bright trade?

  • Navistar Keeps on Truckin' Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 6:20 PM ET

    The school bus and truck company is about to get a whole lot more expensive. Cramer wouldn't wait too long to buy this one.

  • The New Tenets of New Tech Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    Real tech companies are focused on solving the world's real problems, Cramer says.

  • When Pickens Speaks...Birinyi And Associates Listens Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 1:25 PM ET
    Oil Prices

    When Boone Pickens speaks, we know the oil market listens. But we were very interested to see that Birinyi Associates were listening as well when Pickens was interviewed by Becky Quick on "Squawk Box" today.

  • $12 Gas and Rationing? Possible, Says Expert Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 10:45 AM ET

    Think $4 a gallon gas is already too much? Then brace yourself, says one expert.

  • Thomas & Betts' Second Wind Monday, 19 May 2008 | 6:19 PM ET

    This boring old electrical company is actually a stealth play on alternative energy.

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