US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (C-L) meets with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C-R) at Irqah Palace in the capital Riyadh on February 20, 2020.ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS | POOL | AFP via Getty ImagesThe U.S. has called on OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia to put a stop...
Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | Getty ImagesWind power may have enjoyed a strong year in 2019, but the coronavirus pandemic is casting a shadow over the sector that could impact growth in the years ahead. More than 60 gigawatts (GW) of wind energy capacity was installed last year,...
An illustration of how the new school could look once finished.VeidekkeA Scandinavian construction giant is set to build an energy-efficient, solar-paneled school in Norway. It's the latest example of the education sector turning to sustainable technologies and construction practices to reduce its environmental impact.Norwegian firm Veidekke has been...
Oil pumping jacks, also known as "nodding donkeys", operate in an oilfield near Almetyevsk, Tatarstan, Russia, on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg via Getty ImagesOil prices extended gains for a third session on Wednesday, rising alongside broader financial markets on hopes Washington will soon approve a...
Energy companies are coming under pressure as oil prices sink, but Chevron CEO Michael Wirth said the company has no plans to slash its dividend."Our dividend is our number one priority and it's very secure," he said Tuesday on CNBC's "Squawk Box." "We're taking actions to preserve cash. It...
A kayaker passes in front of an offshore oil platform in the Guanabara Bay in Niteroi, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.Dado Galdieri | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesOil prices rose on Tuesday on hopes that the United States will reach a deal soon on a $2 trillion coronavirus aid...
A pumpjack near the Yamashinskoye rural settlement in the Almetyevsk District.Yegor Aleyev | TASS | Getty ImagesOil prices fell on Monday as governments escalated lockdowns to curb the spread of the global coronavirus outbreak that has slashed the demand outlook for oil and threatened a global economic contraction....
A worker on a an oil drill near New Town, North Dakota.Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesOil prices moved lower Sunday night, extending declines from the prior week when U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude posted its worst week since 1991, as investors wait on Washington to agree to...
Robert Nickelsberg | Archive Photos | Getty ImagesThe U.S. solar market installed 13.3 gigawatts (GW) of capacity in 2019, a 23% rise compared to the year before, new figures show.According to a report by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, solar represented almost...
Copper prices have crashed in recent days amid growing panic over the impact of the coronavirus, and the metal's reputation as a barometer for the global economy means analysts are looking to see if it has further to fall.On Thursday, copper prices hit their lowest level since January...