Renewable Energy


  • Striking Out On Energy Friday, 16 May 2008 | 5:12 PM ET

    President George W. Bush and Sen. John McCain went to bat on energy policy this week. And guess what? They both struck out. Bush went hat in hand to the Saudis to ask for more oil production in order to bring down world prices.

  • The Sun Also Rises Friday, 16 May 2008 | 4:03 PM ET

    As goes the price of oil, so go solar stocks. Here's how to trade this alternative energy boom.

  • Growth From Utilities Stocks? Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 6:26 PM ET

    If they operate in Latin America, yes. Here is Cramer's favorite name in Chile.

  • Stop Trading!: If Buffet Likes Wind Power... Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 4:21 PM ET

    You should, too. Cramer offers his top picks for the sector.

  • Bike Commuters Opt to Burn Fat, Not Gas Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 1:41 PM ET

    Friday may be national Bike-to-Work Day, but more and more commuters are doing it on a daily basis, driven by ever-higher gasoline prices.

  • Investment In Geothermal Industry Heating Up Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 10:25 AM ET

    With billions of dollars now moving into geothermal energy projects around the world, it is no longer a marginal business, meriting a second look by investors looking for a clean technology subsector with significant upside potential.

  • Tata's 100 Miles Per Gallon Bet Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 10:23 AM ET
    Tata Motors

    Here's one for those of you who think auto manufacturers should be trying to build cars that get 100 mpg (and yes, there are a lot of you out there based on the e-mails I get from you). Tata Motors is the first mass-market automaker to enter the automotive X Prize competition...

  • T. Boone Pickens Drills into Wind Power Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 8:39 AM ET
    Boone Pickens

    T. Boone Pickens confirmed Thursday that his Mesa Power outfit is placing a $2 billion order for 667 wind turbines with General Electric  to build the world's largest wind farm in the Texas Panhandle.

  • Mad Mail: Back in the Saddle with Garmin? Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 6:54 PM ET

    Not so fast, Cramer says. Plus his thoughts on American Superconductor, UBS and more.

  • Woodward Governor's a Wind-Win Situation Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 6:19 PM ET

    Another Cramer "new tech" stock is making its move into alternative energy. That's good news for shareholders.

  • Congress Votes to Stop Adding Oil to Strategic Reserve Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 3:44 AM ET
    An oil refinery in Elizabeth, N.J. is shown in this aerial photo of Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007. Oil prices extended their rise above $78 a barrel Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 after finishing at a record close the previous session as a production increase from OPEC failed to calm market concerns about the availability of supplies for winter in the Northern Hemisphere. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Congress voted overwhelmingly  to stop adding oil to the Strategic Petroleum  Reserve until crude prices fall below $75 a barrel.

  • Applied Materials Reports Lower Profit, Revenue Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 4:42 PM ET

    Microchip equipment maker Applied Materials posted a drop in its fiscal second quarter revenue and profit in the face of a slump dogging the industry.

  • Homebrew Heads To Your Gas Tank Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 12:45 PM ET

    The EFuel100 MicroFueler is the world's first portable ethanol microrefinery system — both a pump station and an ethanol distiller reduced to an appliance-sized unit, allowing users to create usable fuel for most cars with a simple mix of sugar, water and yeast.

  • Home Brew for the Car, Not the Beer Cup Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 12:37 PM ET

    Two  California entrepreneurs are launching a new technology that will enable people to create ethanol in their homes.

  • Paula Abdul

    I get emails. On the ethanol stories. OLC writes: "Those drivers that gripe about the price of a gallon of oil-produced gasoline don't seem to mind buying large gas guzzling SUVs and pickups which retail in the $30,000 range, when they really could get by on a smaller vehicle. Many U.S. citizens are overweight and can't stand to cut back on what they eat.."

  • The future of mass market quantities of electric cars is getting a big push today from one on the more "electric" leaders in the auto industry. Nissan/Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn is expected to announce his company plans to sell its first electric cars in the U.S. by 2010--according to the New York Times.

  • Old Pumps Can't Handle $4 Gas Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 7:26 AM ET

    Mom-and-pop service stations are running into a problem as gasoline marches toward $4 a gallon: Thousands of old-fashioned pumps can't register more than $3.99 on their spinning mechanical dials.

  • The Real OC Monday, 12 May 2008 | 6:02 PM ET

    The show on that other network might have been cancelled, but this OC is stronger than ever.

  • McCain, The Cap-And-Trader Monday, 12 May 2008 | 12:03 PM ET

    As good as John McCain’s pro-growth, supply-side tax plan is, his cap-and-trade strategy unveiled this morning is very hard for conservatives to swallow. The whole cap-and-trade experience in Europe and elsewhere reveals that this is a huge government command-and-control operation that taxes, spends, and regulates on a grand scale.

  • Hybrid Backlash: Your Comments On My "Critical" Post Monday, 12 May 2008 | 9:15 AM ET

    I knew there would backlash from my blog on Friday. Listen, any time you write or say something about hybrids, there's a flurry of comments, on both sides, from those who think you have no clue.

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