Energy Archive

Pine Bluff Wastewater Applauded for 'Platinum' Performance (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/23/2018 12:00 am

The Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility's Boyd Point Treatment Facility has received a Platinum Peak Performance Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies.

National Wallcovering Building in NLR Earns Distinction in Green Efficiency

by Kyle Massey 7/18/2018 01:36 pm

The National Wallcovering/Colour & Design facility in North Little Rock has claimed a significant conservation efficiency distinction after consultations with Entegrity.

PSC Sets New Efficiency Targets For Investor-Owned Power Utilities

by Kyle Massey 7/16/2018 11:02 am

The Arkansas Public Service Commission has set new energy efficiency goals for the state's electric utilities, ordering a savings target of 1.2 percent of baseline energy sales from 2020 through 2022.

Benton, Craighead Counties Top Arkansas List of Incoming Investments

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 12:00 am

SmartAsset, a financial technology company based in New York, considered a number of factors to create its listing of the counties in Arkansas that have the most incoming investments

Locking In on the Companies Behind the Orange Barrels

by Kyle Massey 7/2/2018 12:00 am

The name Manhattan Road & Bridge might conjure an image straight out of New York City, but that would be off by about 1,300 miles.

Russellville Waits for Intermodal Splash

by Marty Cook 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Lawsuits over multiple environmental studies have been part of the holdup keeping a $50 million intermodal facility from being built south of Russellville on the banks of the Arkansas River.

Recycling for Sale (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Just like any other product, recyclable material has to find a buyer to complete the journey, the transaction.

Clint Whitley Advances at Empirical Energy (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Clint Whitley has been promoted to principal at Empirical Energy Solutions in Little Rock.

Scott Hamilton Joins Schneider Electric (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/25/2018 12:00 am

Scott Hamilton has been hired as regional program manager of energy and sustainability services for Schneider Electric in Little Rock.

Nazaru's Toyin Umesiri: Foreign Trade More Helpful than Foreign Aid

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/25/2018 12:00 am

The former Walmart exec and founder of Nazaru LLC hopes to increase trade with Africa, a continent she knows well.

Canada, Mexico Top Markets for Arkansas Exports

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/25/2018 12:00 am

The value of the state's total exports was $6.3 billion in 2017, ranking it 38th in the United States in terms of value, according to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.

Recent Real Estate Deals Total $3.3M

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/21/2018 01:10 pm

Recent real estate sales include apartments, office/warehouse, restaurant, duplexes and a garage.

Louisiana Regulators OK $4.5B Wind Catcher Project

by Kyle Massey 6/20/2018 01:10 pm

Louisiana utility regulators approved plans Wednesday for a $4.5 billion Oklahoma wind energy project, acting about six weeks after Arkansas' Public Service Commission gave its approval to the project, known as the Wind Catcher Energy Connection.

Landreaux Named 1st Woman to Lead Entergy Arkansas; Riley Goes to New Orleans

by Kyle Massey 6/18/2018 10:37 am

Entergy Arkansas' finance director, Laura Landreaux, has been named to be the investor-owned electric utility's first female chief executive, effective July 1.

Beechwood Flood Leads to Lawsuit Against Modus Studio

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/18/2018 12:00 am

A student housing developer in Dallas has filed a lawsuit against a Fayetteville architectural design firm over flooding problems at a complex in Fayetteville.

Wind Resistance: Arkansas OKs Big Step for $4.5B Project

by Kyle Massey 6/18/2018 12:00 am

Ted Thomas has faced some tough decisions as an Arkansas utility regulator, but approving a massive $4.5 billion Oklahoma wind energy project wasn't one of them.

Following the Money Fueling Opposition to Wind Catcher

by Kyle Massey 6/18/2018 12:00 am

While a single wind project won't seal the fate of America's energy markets, resistance to Southwestern Electric Power Co.'s Wind Catcher project comes in conjunction with support for coal and nuclear power at the highest levels of American government.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Unchanged in May

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2018 11:08 am

Arkansas unemployment rate remained unchanged from April to May at 3.8 percent, the state Department of Workforce Services reported Friday.

Efficiency Summit to Give Public Entities Ways to Save Energy

by Kyle Massey 6/13/2018 01:49 pm

The Arkansas Advanced Energy Association and the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality are partnering to give energy service providers a forum for offering tips, exhibits and insights on energy conservation possibilities.

Gleason, Thompson to Headline Executive Academy

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/11/2018 12:00 am

Emerging leaders from business, nonprofit and policy sectors have an opportunity this fall to learn from some of the most successful and recognizable business names in Arkansas as part of the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy.