Tagged: arkansas advanced energy association

Wal-Mart Exec to AAEA: We're Working to Reduce Energy Footprint

by Mark Carter 10/20/2015 2:22 pm

Wal-Mart is committed to renewable energy and has implemented measures to further reduce its energy footprint, its vice president for energy told the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association Tuesday.

Wind Power Still Benefits Arkansas (Feedback)

by Steve Patterson 8/17/2015 12:00 am

While the state’s unlucky timing in launching its bid to become a wind component manufacturing hub hurt the prospects of large component manufacturers like Nordex and Mitsubishi, the growth of the wind power sector nationwide continues to benefit the Arkansas economy.

New Opportunity for Contractors (Vic Lance Commentary)

by Vic Lance 8/3/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas Act 1275 of 2015, the Local Government Energy Efficiency Project Bond Act, allows municipalities and counties to take part in guaranteed energy cost savings contracts. These local governmental entities can seek to reduce energy consumption or operating costs of government facilities by using the services of qualified providers. The length of a contract can be up to 20 years after the implementation of a project.

AAEA Hosting Advanced Energy Day at Legislature Tuesday

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/9/2015 10:32 am

The Arkansas Advanced Energy Association will host its second Advanced Energy Day at the Legislature on Tuesday. The event is open to the public and will feature advanced energy and technology exhibits in the Capitol Rotunda throughout the day plus a policy luncheon.

Asa Hutchinson to Energy Group: I'll 'Push Back' Against EPA

by Mark Carter 10/17/2014 4:38 pm

Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson addressed the annual conference of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association Friday afternoon in downtown Little Rock, and as expected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon emission regulations were addressed.

Mark Pryor Proposes National Energy Review at AAEA Conference

by Mark Carter 10/17/2014 11:31 am

Mark Pryor provided opening remarks Friday morning at the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association's annual conference, Empowering Arkansas, held at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Little Rock.

Arkansas Advanced Energy Association Conference Set for Oct. 17 in Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/13/2014 12:53 pm

Three of the region's experts on energy efficiency technology and investment trends will be in Little Rock next week for a one-day Arkansas Advanced Energy Association conference at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Little Rock.

EPA's Clean Power Plan Fuels Carbon Debate

by Marty Cook 7/7/2014 12:00 am

On June 2, the Environmental Protection Agency announced its Clean Power Plan. Environmentalists and power companies have split opinions on the agency's goals.

Bill Ritter at AAEA Conference: Congress Misses on Advanced Energy

by Mark Carter 10/1/2013 2:27 pm

Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter was the keynote speaker at Wednesday's Empowering Arkansas, the second annual policy conference of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association.

Bauxite Plant Now Features Solar Shingles

by Gwen Moritz 6/10/2013 12:00 am

Sun City Energy recently installed one of the first integrated solar shingle roofing systems in the region on the new Saint-Gobain manufacturing facility at Bauxite in Saline County, according to Sun City President and CEO Pam Speraw.

Legislative Roundup: House Committee Votes Down Increase to Minimum Wage

by Mark Carter 3/11/2013 12:00 am

Abortion and voter ID bills remained on the legislative front burner as well while lawmakers positioned themselves for the coming debate over Medicaid expansion.

Advanced Energy Means Growth for Arkansas (Steve Patterson Commentary)

by Steve Patterson 11/26/2012 12:00 am

Members of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association say federal and state commitments to energy efficiency, renewable energy, natural gas and alternate fuels are key to an advanced economy.