Tagged: arkansas electric cooperatives

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.

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

by Kyle Massey 5/31/2017 3:10 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.

Veteran Magazine Editor Ouida Cox Retiring After 63 Years

by Kate Knable 12/3/2012 12:00 am

Ouida Cox, editor of the monthly magazine of Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. for more than four decades, plans to retire Jan. 3.

Duane Highley of Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas (Exec Q&A)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2012 12:00 am

CEO and President Duane Highley, who joined Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas in November 2011, talks to Arkansas Business about how changing energy sources are affecting his business.

Arkansas Elecric Cooperative Companies Promote Maria Smedley (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2012 12:00 am

Maria Smedley has been promoted to vice president of human resources at the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. in Little Rock.

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.

Ronald McDonald Golf Classic Kicks Off With PVCC Reception

by Staff 10/1/2010 12:00 am

The 17th Annual Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas Golf Classic kicked off with a cocktail reception at Pleasant Valley Country Club. The tournament—which teed off the next morning and was chaired by Doug White, Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Vice President of Systems Services—was also held at Pleasant Valley Country Club.

Doug White Leaves the Light On at Ronald McDonald House

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/1/2010 12:00 am

As the current vice president of systems services for Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI), Doug White is a spokesperson, the guy who appears on television, radio or in print after disaster strikes the state and electricity is lost.