U.S. oil prices were steady below $99 on Wednesday as investors waited for the U.S. Federal Reserve to shed some light on its plan.» Read More
British electricity prices may be almost double those in Germany within three years due largely to the impact of a new tax aimed at supporting renewable power generation.
President Obama will target carbon emissions from power plants as part of a climate change agenda expected to be rolled out in the next few weeks.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Following the Fed's statement, oil and gold both sold off, as Bernanke struck a more upbeat tone on the economy, she says.
U.S. crude prices settled lower on Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve rendered a widely-expected decision on interest rates.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil extended its run today, while metals took it on the chin. Traders are watching Bernanke for indications that he'll taper sooner rather than later.
The world's largest solar boat reached New York City Monday afternoon, docking at the North Cove Marina in downtown Manhattan. New York is the boat's sixth stop.
U.S. energy independence is seen almost as a holy grail, and soaring shale production has heightened hopes that the country may actually get there. But not everyone's so sure.
With the decision to decommission the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, we may now see enough to reasonably conclude that the nuclear power era is coming to a close.
Oil prices ended slightly higher in sluggish trading as the market awaited the Federal Reserve's policy statement that is expected to show whether it will reduce monetary stimulus.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up to nearly $99/barrel before closing below $98. The situation in Syria and the week's Fed watch is having an impact.
What are the biggest outside threats to the U.S. markets? Syria? Turkey? Iran? Peter Kenny, Knight Capital, and Helima Croft, Barclays, tell CNBC what they're most concerned about around the world.
Brent crude oil futures touched a 10-week high close to $107 a barrel on Monday as tensions in the Middle East rose, but prices finished slightly lower on the day after a late sell-off in U.S. gasoline futures.
Brent crude rises to $107 and US oil strikes a nine-month high after news that US authorized sending U.S. weapons to Syrian rebels sparked concerns about Middle East supplies.
U.S. oil prices rose to its highest level since September on Friday as tensions escalated between the U.S. and Syria.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders are waiting to see how the Iranian elections go.
This week's supplies of natural gas were within the expected range, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
BP Chief Economist Christof Ruhl offers his views on what's prompting the oil selloff and the outlook for developing domestic energy supplies.
Brent crude oil settled higher, reversing an earlier decline after U.S. data showed stronger-than-expected retail sales and a fall in jobless claims, although subdued global energy demand limited oil's rebound.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Thursday.
A look at what it takes to drill for Texas oil.
In a domestic energy market developing faster than just about anyone can remember, the key is in finding an edge.
The environmental impact of "fracking," the drilling technology largely responsible for America's boom in energy production, is hotly contested.