Energy Archive

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.

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.

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Marty Cook 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The number of seven-figure homes sold in Washington and Benton counties almost tripled in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Mark Friedman 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County jumped in 2016 to a number not seen since Arkansas Business began tracking them in 2004 – 29 homes sold for $1 million or more, up from 20 in 2015.

Today's Power Looks Ahead

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Today's Power Inc., the Little Rock subsidiary of Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc., is branching out from the utility-scale solar installation work it has been doing exclusively for the state's electric power cooperatives.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

by Gwen Moritz 6/5/2017 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 24th class of 40 Under 40 honorees, young leaders of business, government and nonprofits selected by an internal committee from a field of about 400 nominations submitted by readers.

Paris Accord Pullout May Have Muted Effect in Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 6/2/2017 11:47 am

President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord drew support and criticism from predictable quarters. But the bottom line for Arkansas businesses may be that the decision changes little here.

UA-Affiliated Startup Grox Industries Wins Tri-State Competition

by Sam Hoisington 6/1/2017 11:27 am

Grox Industries, a startup company led by graduate students from the University of Arkansas, won first place at a business plan competition in Las Vegas Wednesday.

A Giant Switch Is Thrown, And Solar Power Flows in Benton

by Kyle Massey 5/31/2017 03:10 pm

After commissioning a five-acre sun farm for First Electric Cooperative in Benton on a bright and warm Wednesday morning, Chris Burnley said he's been on a "solar coaster" ride.

First Electric to Dedicate Solar Field Wednesday

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2017 02:31 pm

First Electric Cooperative Corporation Inc. of Jacksonville will dedicate a one-megawatt solar field at its Congo Operations Center, 8271 Congo Road in Benton, at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Homebank Holds Claim in El Dorado Man's $3.3M Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2017 12:00 am

El Dorado businessman Darrell Lee Madding recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation, listing $3.3 million in debts and $4.4 million in assets.

Grand Savings, Citizens Banks Add Execs in Rogers (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Jared Gabriele has been hired as an assistant vice president and loan officer at Grand Savings Bank. Ron Branscum has been hired as city president for Rogers at Citizens Bank.

Mark Wallenmeyer Named NWACC Dean of Health Professions

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 12:13 pm

Mark Wallenmeyer has been named the new dean of the Health Professions Division at Northwest Arkansas Community College.

Search