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Winners and Losers (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/20/2015 12:00 am

A couple of green industries in Arkansas — wind and biodiesel — have taken hits in the past few years, as this issue of Arkansas Business makes clear.

Once Bright, Wind Sector In Arkansas Founders

by Sean Beherec 7/20/2015 12:00 am

What began as a promising new manufacturing sector for the state has petered out into one the Arkansas Economic Development Commission no longer actively pursues.

Wind Supporters Link Subsidies to Survival of Arkansas' Wind Energy Sector

by Luke Jones 7/15/2013 12:00 am

With the announced closure of Nordex USA’s wind turbine plant in Jonesboro, it’s starting to look like Arkansas’ wind energy industry didn’t survive the election.

Nordex Wind Turbine Plant to Stop Production in Jonesboro

by Lance Turner 6/28/2013 6:37 am

A Jonesboro wind turbine factory that once projected having 750 employees is ending production, putting about 40 people out of work. Nordex USA says production will shift to Germany and attributed the move to overcapacity in the industry and the lack of a long-term federal production tax credit.

Congress Extends Wind Energy Tax Credit in Fiscal Cliff Deal

by Lance Turner 1/2/2013 2:49 pm

Congress has included an extension of wind energy tax credits in the bill to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff."