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.
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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.
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.
The leaders of the world's richest countries will today try to patch over glaring differences on their approach to Syria, with a G8 declaration that stops short of demanding the removal of President Bashar al-Assad.
Facebook may be about to make a big push into the short-video sharing space and it could mean big money for the company in the future.
Microsoft has announced a major policy change on the Xbox One, bowing to consumer sentiment.
Microsoft was recently in advanced talks about purchasing Nokia's device business, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, but talks have faltered.
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.
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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.