The cost gap between electric cars like the Nissan Leaf and traditional cars like the Nissan Maxima is shrinking, making the car-buying decision easier for a millennial or Gen Z consumer who cares about climate change.
California's Tehachapi Pass is already home to one of the largest wind farms in the world, and now Amazon is coming, building a huge wind project in the area. How renewable-energy projects from tech giants are changing life in small-town America.
The "green economy" in America employs more than 9.5 million people, according to the University College London study.
Two years ago in a vote viewed as a major milestone, BlackRock and Vanguard used their market weight to require Exxon Mobil to produce a report on climate change. But what followed has been a good deal of disappointment.
As PG&E turns off power to millions in California to prevent wildfires, the message is clear, and it is not about being helpless against a utility: It is time for consumers to take more control of their own power generation.
In the past five years, coal output is down 27%, triggering a wave of bankruptcies. No state has suffered more than Wyoming, the nation's largest coal producer, accounting for 40% of the nation's output.
Solar rooftop panels can boost your home's value and lower your electricity bill. Among the 10 states where real estate benefits the most are New Jersey, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, according to a recent solar panels study conducted by Zillow.
No investor can afford to ignore climate change, but the corporations that emit the most greenhouse gas in the world are behind on plans for a carbon-neutral future. They will take their investors down with them if they are not pressed into action.
BP announced a new technological plan to monitor methane emissions at drilling sites worldwide, using drones and gas cloud imaging. Methane, more potent heat-trapping gas than CO2, is a problem for oil and gas companies in the climate change era.
Elon Musk has said that a car is the "least efficient" place to put solar panels, but that is not stopping major automakers, including Hyundai and Toyota, from experimenting with the electric vehicle power design concept.
A gas station that has been in business since 1968 has converted its business model to 100% electric vehicle charging. The Takoma Park, Maryland, gas station conversion was funded by the Electric Vehicle Institute and Maryland government.
President Trump is planning an ethanol deal to please U.S. farmers angry that many oil refiners have been freed from obligations to use oil-based fuel. The plan is likely to help oil companies make up the lost production.
As clean energy's share of US electricity consumption rapidly rises, brokers like Arcadia Power are offering consumers an easy way to connect with alternative electricity providers — and a chance to save big on their electricity bills.
The EU imports 6.6% of its crude oil from Saudi Arabia and 27.3% from Russia, but it could boost its energy dependence on Russia if supplies from the kingdom stall.
The price of oil could go sharply higher, depending on the duration of the disruption at Saudi oil facilities and whether there is a military response.
UN sanctions are crushing North Korea's economy, which needs energy supplies. In crisis, Kim Jong Un is trying to develop alternative energy to keep his factories running.
The Trump administration is preparing a new push to help U.S. companies build the next generation of nuclear power plants overseas.
Jeff Bezos and others have sunk more than $127 million into General Fusion, a start-up trying to commercialize fusion energy. Microsoft is partnering with the company. The goal: to provide energy to 1 billion people that don't have electricity.
Tens of thousands of ships sailing the world's oceans currently burn more than 3 million barrels a day of a high sulfur, sludge-like fuel.
ExxonMobil announced Thursday that it has made world's third-biggest natural gas find offshore Cyprus. Based on preliminary data, the discovery could represent a natural gas resource of approximately 5 trillion to 8 trillion cubic feet.
CNBC's Wilfred Frost talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about a variety of topics, including the Ukraine call, the Turkey cease-fire, China relations, the energy sector and more.
CNBC's Wilfred Frost sat down with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to talk about a variety of topics, including the Ukraine call, the Turkey cease-fire, the energy sector and more.
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