Labor Department said consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent, a significant improvement from a 1.1 percent price spike in June and 0.8 percent rise in July.
Prices for crude oil fell to $96.79 a barrel on Monday after Hurricane Ike inflicted minimal damage to oil installations on the Texas coast.
Allegations of substance abuse and promiscuity by workers at government agency that issues offshore drilling leases hit lawmakers just as they prepared to vote on expanding offshore drilling.
Petroleum exporting group will trim overall output by adhering closer to production quotas -- a compromise meant to avoid a backlash and stop the rapid decline in oil prices.
Oil demand will be lower than expected as weak economic conditions in advanced economies offset growing demand in the developing world, the International Energy Agency said.
Oil prices sank below $106 a barrel as a jump in the unemployment rate signaled to traders that Americans might keep paring back their energy use to save money.
Unless Congress renews $500 million in tax credits set to expire Dec. 31, renewable energy companies say they will reverse planned expansions and cut payrolls and capital investment.
PSEG Energy Holdings has joined with Michael Nakhamkin, one of the top thinkers in energy storage, to develop new ways to trap wind-generated power in underground reservoirs.
Crayon maker is studying the possibility of installing solar panels on a 16-acre site near its plant at Easton, 50 miles north of Philadelphia.
Competing to meet a challenge from the U.S. Dept. of Energy, researchers are trying to improve fuel economy 10 percent by converting wasted exhaust heat into energy.
Light, sweet crude for September delivery fell more than $5 at one point to $119.50 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, its lowest level since May 6.
Maker of Budweiser and Michelob beers said its breweries in Houston and Fairfield, Calif. are installing technology using alternative energy that will be running by the year's end.
Automaker's latest drive to make its lean production even leaner is a slimmed down version of its multistep paint job, reducing energy needs by 15 percent compared to old-style painting.
Two-day slide marks a dramatic turnaround in crude prices, which as recently as Friday traded at record highs above $147 a barrel.
World's largest producer of palm oil plans to force manufacturers to use biofuels for some of their energy needs to reduce dependence on imported oil amid soaring global prices.
With fuel prices soaring, sales of products designed to boost gas mileage are also rising -- even though the government says they're not worth the money.
Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens opened an advertising campaign Tuesday in an attempt to bring more emphasis to solving the nation's energy crisis.
Solar energy product maker Energy Conversion Devices will supply solar cell laminates to General Motors for the world's largest rooftop power generation system.
Treasury Secretary said the U.S. urgently needs to end its addiction to oil, reduce dependence on foreign energy imports and promote investment in renewable alternatives.
Expectations that the European Central Bank will raise interest rates later Thursday could further weaken the U.S. dollar and drive oil prices even higher.
Crude oil prices headed for a record close as news of a bigger-than-expected drop in U.S. crude stockpiles and the threat of conflict with Iran weighed on traders' minds.
Global investors plowed $148 billion into new wind, solar and other alternative energy assets last year, in what the United Nations describes as a 'green energy gold rush' gaining speed the last several years.
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers said NHTSA’s goal of increasing fuel economy by 4.5 percent per year between 2011 and 2015 is not 'economically practicable.'
Sen. Harry Reid used the opening of the first solar power manufacturing plant in North America to call for government incentives to help the alternative energy industry.
Packaging provider will add a $40 per ton average energy surcharge for uncoated recycled paperboard products in the U.S. and Canada because of higher energy costs.