Farmers in California and Ontario, Canada, are signing 20-year leases with a firm that places small solar installations on marginal land.
A glut in solar panels has driven down prices, and the oversupply may take a while to clear, according to industry executives. At the same time, low-cost natural gas is making gas-fired plants more attractive. the New York Times reports.
Coal stocks are feeling pressure as power stations switch to cheaper natural gas. David Lipschitz, Metals & Mining analyst, weighs in on whether the worst could be over for coal stocks.
Energy Transfer Partners CEO Kelcy Warren discusses his company's 7.7 percent yield and how he plans to transform his business, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
Natural gas futures broke the psychological $2 level for the first time since January 2002, and lower prices are in store.
Discussing the "Buffett Rule"and how natural gas prices can be turned around, with Boone Pickens, BP Capital Management.
The Fast Money Halftime Report traders discuss what's trending on Twitter now.
Europe recovering a bit, no doubt helped by European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure, who said that the bank still had the option of buying Spanish government debt under its Securities Market Program. Also helping: Alcoa, up 5 percent pre-open.
Dave McCurdy, American Gas Association President & CEO, says the direct use of natural gas is an opportunity for consumers.
John Schiller, Energy XXI CEO, discusses where he sees oil prices headed and how his company plans to make money, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
CNBC's Rick Santelli shows how to convert a pickup truck from gas to nat gas, and discussing whether the nation is on the verge of a natural gas revolution, with Jeffrey Ventura, Range Resources president & CEO.
In 1991, energy costs ranked 25th as a concern for small business according to the state of Colorado’s Director for the National Federation of Independent Businesses. By now, energy costs have risen to one of the top 10 greatest concerns for small business.
CNBC's Kate Kelly discusses the winners and losers as a result of the nat gas plunge. Natural gas hit a 10-year-low today.
Chesapeake Energy, the second-largest natural-gas driller in the U.S. and an active user of derivatives for hedging against the ebbs and flows of its core business, recently removed its most of its 2012 derivatives positions, leaving the company naked to big dips in natural-gas futures prices just as they are hitting a ten-year low.
Anadarko Petroleum is among the largest independent oil and nat gas exploration and production companies in the world. James Hackett, Anadarko chairman & CEO, weighs in.
Blame it on the lack of infrastructure. There are so few nat gas pumps open to the public across the United States, auto executives fear the public’s desire to buy a nat gas powered vehicles will be limited at best. After all, why would some people buy a CNG car/truck if there are only a handful of places nearby to re-fuel that vehicle.
The use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to unlock energy supplies previously unavailable in Kansas has residents and business owners anticipating a boom.
Dan Yergin, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, offers his views on natural gas. The low price of nat gas means it's now getting far more serious consideration as a motor fuel, particularly for fleets and long-distance trucks.
With natural gas prices at a 10-year low, companies that produce the fuel are seeing stock prices are falling in anticipation of declining profits and scaled-back growth plans.
CNBC's Rick Santelli offer insight from Edmond, Oklahoma at a plant that converts gasoline-powered vehicles to run on natural gas.