Tagged: arkansas electric cooperative corp.

Construction Begins on $250M Wind Farm in Oklahoma

by Associated Press 11/22/2013 8:02 am

Construction has begun on a $250 million wind farm in southern Oklahoma. The Origin wind farm will supply electricity to Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. through a 20-year power purchase agreement.

Michael Henderson of Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp., Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. (CFO of the Year Finalist, Public Sector)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/28/2013 12:00 am

Michael Henderson, senior vice president and CFO of Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc., aims to provide affordable service to rural Arkansans, keeping the lights on and the prices low so folks can use the money saved to enhance their quality of life.

Power Line In Ozarks Prompts Firestorm

by Chris Bahn 8/19/2013 12:00 am

Many of Eureka Springs’ 2,100 residents have found common ground in their opposition to a proposed $116.7 million upgrade to a regional power line that will run about 50 miles through portions of Carroll and Benton counties.

How The Power of the Electric Marketplace Stays Wired

by Luke Jones 8/19/2013 12:00 am

The new transmission markets being implemented at Arkansas’ electric utilities have been called “two-day” markets, “day-ahead” markets, “integrated” markets and other terms.

Improved Electrical Transmission Systems In Arkansas Costing Millions

by Luke Jones 8/19/2013 12:00 am

By mid-2014, both Southwest Power Pool and MISO will have upgraded Arkansas’ electrical transmission systems with “second-day” transmission markets. The process is expected to cost huge amounts of capital and man-hours.

New Wind Farm Projects to Supply Arkansas, Nebraska

by Associated Press 7/23/2013 7:42 am

Developers say two new wind farms in Oklahoma will provide electricity to utilities in Arkansas and Nebraska. Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. says it's reached an agreement to sell 150 megawatts of wind energy to Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp., which is part of a cooperative that provides electricity for more than 500,000 customers.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Enters Wind Power Pact

by Associated Press 1/3/2013 1:27 pm

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. says it has entered into an agreement to buy wind-generated electricity from a wind farm in Kansas.

Stone Ward Picks Up $1M Account

by Kate Knable 12/10/2012 12:00 am

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. has hired Little Rock advertising agency Stone Ward as its agency of record.

Hurricane Sandy's Impact Felt Even in Arkansas

by Tre Baker 10/31/2012 10:48 am

Hurricane Sandy may have been 900 miles away from Arkansas, but the state is feeling effects from the storm in other ways.

Energy Companies See Revenue Jump

by Luke Jones 5/21/2012 12:00 am

The recession seems far off for Arkansas' private energy companies, with almost all of those represented on Arkansas Business' list of the state's largest private companies having significant jumps in revenue since last year.

CFO of the Year Finalists (Large Private Company): Michael Henderson

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2011 12:00 am

Michael Henderson is one of a trio of men who oversee the three arms of Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas: Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp., a utility group that builds power plants and generates electricity; Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc., a utility that serves five states; and Electric Research & Manufacturing Corp., which produces and sells single- and triple-phase transformers.