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High Noon for Solar Costs in Arkansas? This article is available only in print.

High Noon for Solar Costs in Arkansas?
7 days ago

The sun never sets on Arkansas' solar power pricing battle, it seems, but a swirl of cases before Arkansas regulators and a major ruling in Louisiana favoring Entergy Inc. suggest a reckoning may be near.


Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

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Arkansas Business' 2019 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. read more >

Lithium Project Getting Feet Wet Near El Dorado

Lithium Project Getting Feet Wet Near El Dorado

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With a potential new lithium industry coming together in south Arkansas, Robert Mintak is putting up rather than shutting up. Standard Lithium's $10 million test plant, if successful, could pave the way to a nearly half-billion-dollar permanent operation pulling battery-grade lithium from the brine stream Lanxess AG is already mining for bromine. read more >

PetSmart-Banfield Pet Hospital Sold for $4.5M

PetSmart-Banfield Pet Hospital Sold for $4.5M

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This week's quartet of million-dollar real estate transactions features a pet-centric property in west Little Rock, a fast-food spot in Cabot, a postal project in Alexander and a retail store in northern Saline County. read more >

Arkadelphia Co-op Dedicates Utility-Scale Solar Array

Arkadelphia Co-op Dedicates Utility-Scale Solar Array

Today's Power Inc. of Little Rock dedicated another in a long string of collaborative solar power projects for Arkansas electric cooperatives Friday, flipping the switch on a 1-megawatt sun array with South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative of Arkadelphia. read more >

Vernon Hasten Named CEO of AECC

Vernon Hasten Named CEO of AECC

The boards of directors of Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. (AECC) and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. (AECI) have named Vernon "Buddy" Hasten of Rogersville, Missouri, president and CEO. read more >

Millennial Life: Better Educated, Most Women Work

Millennial Life: Better Educated, Most Women Work

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Millennials are better educated than previous generations, with the share of young adults in the millennial generation (born 1981 through 1996) who have a bachelor's degree or higher standing at 39% compared with 15% for the silent generation (1928-1945). read more >

Murphy USA to Issue $500M in Notes

Murphy USA to Issue $500M in Notes

Banking & Finance

Murphy USA, the gas and convenience retail chain based in El Dorado, announced Wednesday that it will offer $500 million in senior unsecured notes, with plans to use the debt plus cash on hand to redeem previous 6% notes coming due in 2023. read more >