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  • Alternative Energy Profiles Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 5:22 PM ET
    Wind farm in Evia, Greece

    For proponents of alternative energy, it's easy to make a case about the downside of crude oil, but it's also difficult to make a case for a viable, long-term replacement.

  • Webinar: Reduce Costs with Alternative Energy Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 10:54 PM ET

    Learn how your small business can  'Reduce Costs with Alternative Energy' with this CNBC Webinar recorded on Wednesday, May 23, 2012.


  • Clean Tech Profiles Sunday, 29 Jan 2012 | 1:23 PM ET
    A worker installs solar panels at the Lieberose Solar Park in Lieberose, Germany.

    Clean tech is transforming everything from transportation to energy to construction. It's a huge landscape drawing visionaries and venture capitalists alike.

  • Webinar: Going Green Without Going Broke Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 5:07 PM ET
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    Register here for the CNBC Webinar 'Go Green Without Going Broke.'  It will be live online at 11 am ET on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. 


  • Digital Profiles Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 12:46 PM ET

    The digital revolution has gone far beyond the Internet, smart phones and GPS. And though it has made life and work faster and easier, that may not be all for the good.

  • Webinar: How to Harness the Digital Revolution Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 1:33 PM ET
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    Watch a replay and download the presentation slides for our CNBC Webinar 'How to Harness the Digital Revolution.'

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    Green Energy and Alternative Energy News Online from the Green Energy Sector.

  • Energy Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    Find the latest news and analysis about energy markets, gas, oil, coal, commodities, and nuclear power from CNBC.com.

  • Special Reports Sunday, 29 Jan 2012 | 8:47 PM ET

    Exclusive in-depth reports on business events, global investing, retirement and more.

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  • Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom, March 23, 2014 near McKittrick, California.

    Brent crude futures turned lower after Russia said top diplomats have agreed to take immediate steps toward calming tensions in Ukraine.

  • An employee wipes a TV screen in a shop in Moscow, on April 17, 2014, during the broadcast of President Vladimir Putin's televised question and answer session with the nation.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of possible disruption to Europe's gas supply on Thursday, as the U.S. confirmed it would send additional military support to Ukraine.

  • A former BP employee will pay to settle allegations of insider-trading during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.


Green Energy

Clean Tech

  • A California company can pull lithium, and other critical metals, out of the effluent water of geothermal power plants, removing the need to drill or blast for new resources the way miners typically do.

  • Better Your Business - A CNBC Special Report

    Our special report shows how success is about new investment, new applications, and new markets — smart growth driven by innovation and excellence.

  • 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 of enthusiasts, electric cars are still carving out their niche and flirting with the mainstream. However, there are enough models now in production that we can single out some of the more luxurious examples. To do so, we consulted John Filiss, Publisher of the online automotive resource .  The resulting list runs the gamut from sporty electric vehicles to luxury sedans to recreation vehicles. The list also includes one concept car that doesn’t yet e

    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.

  • Wind farm in Evia, Greece

    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.

  • A worker installs solar panels at the Lieberose Solar Park in Lieberose, Germany.

    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.


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