Tagged: arkansas public service commission

Meeting Set for Carbon Pollution Stakeholders

by Associated Press 9/22/2014 3:32 pm

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and the Arkansas Public Service Commission are meeting next month over the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan.

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.

$100M Station in Central Arkansas Proposed Along Planned Wind Highway

by Luke Jones 4/28/2014 12:00 am

A $2 billion, 750-mile transmission line project has been altered so that Arkansans will benefit from the wind energy highway that will be built through the state in coming years.

NextGen Illumination Targets Cities for LED Retrofits

by Luke Jones 10/7/2013 12:00 am

NextGen Illumination Inc. of Fayetteville, an Arkansas lighting company, is looking to gain municipal clients by offering a special no-money-down financial plan for converting cities’ lighting infrastructure to an energy-efficient model.

Entergy Tops Electric Utilities List

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

As is typical for Arkansas Business’ list of largest electric utility companies, Entergy Arkansas Inc. takes the top spot with $1.74 billion in 2012 revenue, up 2.86 percent from the previous year. The list is ranked by revenue as filed publicly with the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

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.

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.

Colette Honorable Supervises Power to the People

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

In January 2011, Gov. Mike Beebe designated Colette Honorable as chairman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Honorable, Beebe’s former chief of staff when he was attorney general, was happy to accept the position after serving as a commission member since 2007 and interim chairman since 2008.

Entergy Residential Rates to Decrease 4.75 Percent in April

by Luke Jones 3/15/2013 11:21 am

Entergy Arkansas Inc. says its residential rates will decrease by 4.75 percent on April 1.

Arkansas PSC Approves Entergy-MISO Move, SPP Disapproves

by Luke Jones 10/26/2012 4:24 pm

The Arkansas Public Service Commission says it would approve Entergy Arkansas' joining with a regional transmission group, prompting a statement of disapproval from Southwest Power Pool.