Energy Archive

Monty Ledbetter Hired to Head Hot Springs Utilities (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Monty Ledbetter, formerly public works director for the city of Bryant, has been hired as the city of Hot Springs' new utilities director.

2015: The Year in Executive Q&A

by Gwen Moritz 1/4/2016 12:00 am

This week, for the second time, Arkansas Business offers a compilation that appeals to the universal interest in other people: all 50 of 2015's “Executive Q&A” features in the first issue of Arkansas Business for 2016.

No Daily Report, Morning Roundup on Friday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/31/2015 07:59 am

Arkansas Business will not send the Daily Report and Morning Roundup on Friday, New Year's Day.

Murphy USA Names Christian Pikul Director of Investor Relations

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2015 08:48 am

Murphy USA Inc. of El Dorado has announced Christian Pikul as its new director of investor relations and financial planning analysis.

Sibling Land Dispute, Glasgow Discovery Drove Clicks in 2015

by Lance Turner 12/21/2015 12:01 am

A long-running sibling dispute involving the national president of Ducks Unlimited that culminated in a multimillion-dollar land sale was the most-read story on ArkansasBusiness.com in 2015.

Arkansas Business Looks Back at Notable Deaths of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

John Paul Hammerschmidt, Buddy Sutton, Dick Bell, Jim Gaston, Bill Valentine and John Correnti were among the Arkansas political, business and sports leaders who died in 2015.

‘We Were All Going To Get Rich': Arkansas Business' Best Quotes of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

It's what they said: A look back at the spoken gems from some of the biggest newsmakers of the year in Arkansas.

Arkansas Business Presents The Best & Worst of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

From truths to tall tales, Arkansas Business takes a look at the highs and lows of 2015.

Buying Sprees of Arkansas Banks Tops List of Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2015

by George Waldon 12/21/2015 12:00 am

The acquisition trail was well traveled by Arkansas lenders in 2015, with the most prominent destinations for new deals lying in Georgia, Florida and Missouri.

Less Energy, Longer Life for LED Christmas Lights

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Modern LED lights use up to 75 percent less energy than the incandescent kind, and they're surprisingly durable, with an estimated life of up to 40 years, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Good People Of Business (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas Business readers are, for the most part, good men and women of business — as was Charles Dickens himself. May this time of the rolling year be a comfort to you, and may we all remember the business poor Marley forgot: charity, mercy, forbearance and benevolence.

Asa Hutchinson on Economic Qualities That Make Arkansas an 'Easy Sell'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson talks to Arkansas Business about Sun Paper, how he sells Arkansas, what he's looking for in a new state Department of Human Services director and much more.

Central Arkansas Water CEO to Leave Next Month; Board Appoints Interim Leader

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2015 10:04 am

Central Arkansas Water's board of commissioners announced Wednesday the appointment of C. Tad Bohannon as interim CEO.

Gregory Modica on Why Planning for the Best-Case Scenario Just as Important

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Gregory Modica started Government Supply Services, a business supply firm that also provides technology products including energy-efficient lighting, in 2009.

List of Top Stockholders in Arkansas Sees Retailers' Stock Fortunes Plummet

by Gwen Moritz 12/14/2015 12:00 am

The Waltons are in no danger of losing the top spot on Arkansas Business' annual list of the state's top stockholders, with $99 billion in just those stock holdings that they are required to disclose publicly under U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission regulations.

Bill HagenBurger of Beaver Water District Elected to Regional Chair (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Bill HagenBurger of Rogers, plant engineer of the Beaver Water District, has been elected chair of the Southwest Section of the American Water Works Association.

Self-Employed Predominate in Agriculture, Construction

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Self-employed Americans and those whom they hired accounted for 44 million jobs in 2014, according to the Pew Research Center.

Wal-Mart's Greg Foran No. 1 In Exec Pay At $19.5M

by Gwen Moritz 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Foran received stock awards in April 2014 for his performance as CEO of Walmart Asia and then more stock as part of a three-year performance incentive program when he was named in August 2014 to succeed Bill Simon as CEO of Walmart stores in the United States.

CTEH Adds Three to Management Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Hank Garcia, Sergio Pallavicini and John Temperilli have joined the management team of the Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health LLC of North Little Rock.

Aircraft Interior Solutions Awaits FAA Review of Innovative Seat

by George Waldon 11/30/2015 12:00 am

A small company in North Little Rock is poised for expansion thanks in part to an innovative passenger seat undergoing review by the Federal Aviation Administration.