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U.S. crude futures held near a two-week low below $102 a barrel in early Asian trade on Thursday after oil stockpiles rose last week.
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Even as certain tax credits and funding from Washington have dried up, U.S. states remain in competition for clean energy funding, especially from venture capitalists.
While they’ve attracted a dedicated following, electric cars are still carving out their niche and flirting with the mainstream. Here are some eye-popping models.
There are too many options but no one solution to the energy problem. Our needs are many. The current alternative energies — solar, wind, biofuels, nuclear and geothermal — all have limitations, but they're worth it until something better comes along.
It's not a question of which alternative fuel will replace crude oil, but which renewable sources will help reduce America’s reliance on it.