Nobel Physics Prize Awarded To 3 For Topology WorkDavid Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, all professors at universities in the U.S., were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics for revealing the secrets of exotic matter such as superconductors.
ERCOT Expects Sufficient Electrical Supplies This FallThe grid operator for Texas said that electric users should have sufficient supply for demands this fall and even into the winter. ERCOT on Thursday announced its predictions and the preliminary outlook through February.
Power Being Restored Throughout South LouisianaCrews with Entergy-Louisiana from four states are walking through neighborhoods across south Louisiana, inspecting electrical equipment and working to re-energize lines where it is safe to do so.
Texas Sets Another Record For Electricity UseThis is the sixth time this week that ERCOT has reached record levels of energy demand.
ERCOT's Peak Electricity Demand Tops 70,000 MegawattsManagers of the state's biggest electrical grid said that peak electricity demand topped 70,000 megawatts for the first time on Monday, shattering a record set in August of last year.
Electrical Trick Might Lead To Less Fat In ChocolateDo you get a charge out of chocolate? New research suggests that candy companies might be able to make lower-fat versions of the tasty treat with a little trick -- running liquid chocolate through an electric field.
Missouri May Soon Have Solar Panels on RoadwaysThis past session Missouri lawmakers gave permission to launch the practice on a trial basis.
ERCOT Expects Plenty Of Electricity For SummerThe grid operator for Texas said that electric users should have sufficient supply into the summer. ERCOT announced its summer prediction for energy supplies on Tuesday.
Xcel Energy Approves $40M In New Transmission ProjectsMore than 30 miles of transmission lines and several electrical substations will be upgraded as part of eight infrastructure projects being planned by Xcel Energy.
Plant Power Cell Phone Charging Device In DevelopmentTaking flower power to a whole new level, the Bioo Lite will one day charge cell phones plugged into a potted plant.
UTA, City Of Denton Working On Converting Garbage Into ElectricityThe idea has drawn students and researchers from 27 different countries to see what Denton and UTA are doing.
Xcel Energy Warns Texas Customers Of Phone ScamA electric and natural gas company has warned Texas and New Mexico customers to beware of pay-over-the-phone schemes.