Energy Archive

Dispute Over Taxes Tears Family Apart

by Mark Friedman 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Roger and Shirley Bailey of Scott have become enmeshed in bitter legal fights with their youngest son Jeffrey, stemming from who should have paid payroll taxes for their business Rig-Up Electrical Services Inc.

Burlsworth Foundation to Honor Curt Bradbury of Stephens Inc. (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Curt Bradbury, chief operating officer of Stephens Inc., will be honored by the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation on Oct. 10 at the Brandon Burlsworth Legends Dinner, which is to be held at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Public-Private Partnerships Face Headwinds in Arkansas

by Marty Cook 7/17/2017 12:00 am

State Rep. Warwick Sabin finally got his public-private partnership bill passed in the Arkansas Legislature this year, but political compromises left some holes in its potential uses.

Good Samaritan Clinic Names Patti Kimbrough Executive Director (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Patti Kimbrough has been hired as executive director of Good Samaritan Clinic in Fort Smith.

Lindsay Faulkner Joins Nabholz Environmental (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Lindsay Faulkner has been hired as a project manager at Nabholz Environmental Services in Little Rock.

Mayor Bob McCaslin Says Bonds Spent on Bentonville Resources Show Crystal Clear Effects

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Bob McCaslin served two terms as an alderman before being elected to his first term as mayor of Bentonville in November 2006.

Stuttgart's Stratton Seed Gets PSC Approval for 1MW Solar Array

by Kyle Massey 7/13/2017 10:33 am

Stratton Seed Co. of Stuttgart plans to build a 1-megawatt solar array capable of supplying power to all 11 of its facilities in Arkansas and Lonoke counties.

Little Change, No Layoffs Planned at Rineco Chemical After Big Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Ernie Walker, Rineco's new president, told us that not too many changes have been made since Heritage Environmental Services LLC of Indianapolis bought the Benton waste management company.

Mayor Pat McCabe on Moving Hot Springs Full Steam Ahead

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Pat McCabe was appointed mayor by the Hot Springs Board of Directors in April after the resignation of Mayor Ruth Carney in March.

Board of Directors Stay Anchored at Little Rock Port Authority (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Dexter Doyne has been re-elected chair of the Little Rock Port Authority board of directors.

McGehee Farmers Deploy Internet-of-Things Irrigation Products

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas farmers Jim and Sam Whitaker are making investments in Internet-of-Things technology designed to help them save time, money and water.

You're Not The Boss of Me (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 7/3/2017 12:00 am

It's a paradox: Consumers want to be led, yes. But they also want to be in the discussion about the veracity of the product, cause or campaign.

Scenic Hill to Build $10M Municipal Solar Plant in Clarksville

by Kyle Massey 6/29/2017 11:49 am

Scenic Hill Solar of Little Rock and Clarksville's city-owned utility have partnered to build the largest municipal power source in Arkansas using renewable energy.

Distributed Energy Group Honors OECC as Cooperative of Year

by Kyle Massey 6/28/2017 10:49 am

Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp. of Camden has been named the Electric Cooperative Utility of the Year nationwide by the Smart Electric Power Alliance.

Erica Loftis Joins Regions Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Erica Loftis has been hired as a private lending adviser at Regions Bank in Little Rock. Loftis was previously a treasury management sales officer at IberiaBank.

Husqvarna to Add Solar Power at Nashville Plant

by Kyle Massey 6/23/2017 12:13 pm

Husqvarna Group, the global power equipment manufacturer with three facilities around Nashville, Arkansas, announces plans to build a solar power installation at its injection molding plant in Howard County.

In South Arkansas, Solar Power Is Hot

by Kyle Massey 6/23/2017 11:41 am

Storm clouds from Tropical Storm Cindy swirled overhead, but south Arkansas energy officials were all sunshine on Thursday as solar power dominated Ouachita Electric Cooperative's annual meeting.

Big Firms Like Wal-Mart Are America's Hungriest Wind, Solar Users

by Nichola Groom, Reuters 6/21/2017 09:53 am

Major U.S. corporations like Wal-Mart have become some of America's biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving an industry seen as key to helping cut carbon emissions.

Video: A Conversation On Leadership with Jon Harrison

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:39 am

Arkansas Business' "Foundations" interview series continues with Jon Harrison, owner of VIP2 of Little Rock, which helps businesses through leadership training programs for staff at all levels.

Harrison Energy Partners, Daikin Applied Announce Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:31 am

Daikin Applied of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Harrison Energy Partners of Little Rock announce a new partnership.

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