NREL's 2.5-megawatt dynamometer picks on a wind turbine its own size in largest U.S. drive-train test ever.
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Some environmental risks of Canada's oil sands are similar to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill "but playing out in slow motion," the co-author of a report warning investors of the ecological, financial and social risks of oil sands development said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's air traffic control body said on Monday it had agreed the creation of a new flying zone with Irish officials and aircraft manufacturers to limit the disruption caused by ash emitted by an Icelandic volcano.
COCODRIE, Louisiana (Reuters) - News that energy giant BP has made progress in curbing the flow of oil gushing from the floor of the Gulf of Mexico did little to lighten the mood of downtrodden fisherman along Louisiana's coast on Monday.
COCODRIE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Energy giant BP said on Monday it had "turned the corner" in a weeks-long effort to contain an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico even as the company faced fresh questions about its industry safety record.
HOUSTON/COCODRIE, Louisiana (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will create a presidential commission to probe the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and energy giant BP said on Monday it had "turned the corner" in its efforts to contain it.
( Louisiana Tech University ) Three students from Louisiana Tech University's College of Engineering and Science have been awarded 2010-2011 academic scholarships from Tau Beta Pi, one of the nation's leading engineering honor societies.
Robots that interact with people should stop always putting efficiency first and learn that with humans a little courtesy goes a long way
Wind energy company that announced in 2008 it planned a Little Rock factory with 630 employees is showing no signs of progress toward opening.
Crude prices have fallen about 20 percent in two weeks as investors worry that a debt crisis in Europe could spread to the U.S. and hurt the global recovery.
Union representing AbitibiBowater workers says the company is closing its pulp and paper mill in Gatineau, Que., affecting about 350 workers.
New York jury decided that Novartis engaged in a pattern of discrimination against women, paying them less than men and treating pregnant women unfavorably.
Several of the nation's largest food companies say they will take 1.5 trillion calories out of their products by 2015 in an effort to reduce childhood obesity.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A proposed cap of $10 billion in liability for oil companies to cover damages from oil spills is "inadequate," U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Monday.
More than 4,600 votes cast; Carol Cowan receives majority to become Farm Mom of the Year