Tagged: swepco

Utilities' Programs Offer Businesses Incentives for Saving Energy

by Jan Cottingham 11/2/2015 12:00 am

Energy is money, and businesses in Arkansas are saving both by taking advantage of energy-efficiency programs sponsored by the state’s electric and gas utility companies.

SWEPCO Power Outages Called for Review in Louisiana

by Associated Press 10/6/2014 12:58 pm

Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell says he wants the utility regulator to study why so many Southwest Electric Power Co. customers lost electricity during a Thursday storm in northwest Louisiana.

Southwestern Energy to Again Test Brown Dense

by Mark Friedman 8/19/2013 12:00 am

Unsuccessful attempts to strike oil in the Brown Dense formation in Arkansas aren’t stopping Southwestern Energy Production Co. of Houston from trying again.

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.

Swepco to Dedicate John W. Turk Jr. Plant in Hope

by Associated Press 4/10/2013 7:28 am

A dedication ceremony is planned in south Arkansas for Southwestern Electric Power Co.'s new coal-fired power plant.

Arkansas Eco-Heroes: Dan & Deborah Coody of Fayetteville

by Lindsay Irvin 3/18/2013 12:00 am

On the homefront, former Fayetteville mayor Dan Coody and his wife Deborah are still doing big things. Over time, they acquired 45 acres of land on Mount Sequoyah and subdivided a portion in 1996 to create Fayetteville’s first low-impact, environmentally sensitive neighborhood, which took into consideration slope, trees, utility placement, runoff and more.

Eco-Hero: Sierra Club's Glen Hooks Leads Fight Against Power Plants

by Mandy Richardson 3/1/2009 12:00 am

Talk about stressful days at the office. As the Sierra Club's Eastern U.S. Coordinator for the National Coal Campaign, Glen Hooks' job regularly pits him against deep-pocketed energy companies with a thirst for coal.