Tagged: u.s. department of energy

A Power Line to Nowhere (Julie Morton Commentary)

by Julie Morton 10/17/2016 12:00 am

Clean Line Partners has consistently exaggerated the benefits of its Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project to Arkansas.

Clean Line Meets Resistance from Arkansas Lawmakers

by Kyle Massey 9/26/2016 12:00 am

Despite the promise of jobs and clean wind energy for Arkansas, the Clean Line has met resistance in court and from the state’s entire congressional delegation.

Federal Lawsuit Challenges Clean Line Transmission Project

by Kyle Massey 8/16/2016 10:02 am

Two groups representing landowners are suing to block an electric transmission line planned for delivering wind-generated power across Arkansas from Oklahoma to Tennessee.

Department of Energy Gives Approval for Clean Line Project

by Alexis Hosticka 3/25/2016 2:36 pm

The Department of Energy will participate in the development of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Project, a major clean energy infrastructure project, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announced Friday.

UA Research Center Funded by $12M Grant to Focus on Cybersecurity

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/12/2015 10:25 am

University of Arkansas researchers will lead a new national center devoted to cybersecurity for electric power utilities, made possible by a $12.2 million federal grant.

Public Meetings Scheduled for Plains & Eastern Clean Line

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2015 9:45 am

The U.S. Department of Energy has scheduled a series of public meetings including six in Arkansas as part of an independent review of the proposed Plains & Eastern Clean Line.

Plains & Eastern Clean Line Gets Regulatory Approval in Tennessee

by Lee Hogan 1/14/2015 12:44 pm

The $2 billion, 720-mile transmission line would deliver wind energy from the Oklahoma panhandle to customers in Tennessee and Arkansas. The project would provide renewable energy to more than one million homes annually.

U.S. Department of Energy Releases Draft EIS on Transmission Line

by Lee Hogan 12/16/2014 11:09 am

The U.S. Department of Energy has released a 3,700-page Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a $2 billion, 720-mile transmission line to pass through Arkansas.

Picasolar Receives $800k DOE Grant for Solar Efficiency

by Mark Carter 10/23/2014 10:08 am

The $800,000 DOE grant will be matched by $200,000 from Picasolar. Douglas Hutchings, CEO of both Picasolar and Silicon Solar Solutions, said the SunShot awards are the most prestigious and competitive grants a solar startup can receive.

Wind Supporters Link Subsidies to Survival of Arkansas' Wind Energy Sector

by Luke Jones 7/15/2013 12:00 am

With the announced closure of Nordex USA’s wind turbine plant in Jonesboro, it’s starting to look like Arkansas’ wind energy industry didn’t survive the election.

Arkansans Slow to Cash In on Appliance Rebates

by Karen Martin 5/25/2010 9:51 am

Arkansans are in no hurry to take advantage of rebates being offered on new energy-efficient appliances.