In the US, oil prices are down to $2.67 a gallon, marking the lowest price per gallon in gasoline domestically within the last four years. According to AAA, oil prices have fallen by 60% in a year. Due to low prices, consumers have begun to buy more oil and limit their use of green energy. So was green energy ultimately a fad? Americans think that it is not easy to continue using green methods when energy prices have fallen dramatically.