Energy is the lifeblood of our economy and it enables us to live, work and play. But how much do we know about our energy in Arkansas? Where does it come from? And most importantly, can we rely on it to provide for us in the future? We’ve taken a hard look at the state’s electrons to help answer the questions that define our present and will help shape our future.
Southwestern Electric Power Co. has begun producing electricity at its $1.8 billion coal-fired plant in southwest Arkansas, a triumph for the company over environmental groups that tried to block its operation.