Energy


Agricultural Partnership Goes Solar in Jonesboro

Agricultural Partnership Goes Solar in Jonesboro

by Kyle Massey – 6 days ago

TPI, of North Little Rock, partnered with Craighead Electric Cooperative, Southland Gin Inc. of Lake City and Delta Farms Inc. to develop a 2-megawatt array of solar generation capacity with battery storage that is expected to bring long-term savings to the gin and farming operation for two decades. Officials gathered to ceremonially “flip the switch” on Friday afternoon.

At Quarterly Meeting, SPP Reports Record Wind Power

At Quarterly Meeting, SPP Reports Record Wind Power
6 days ago

As 250 stakeholders and board members gathered in person and remotely this month, the nonprofit Southwest Power Pool in Little Rock reported record wind power totals on its transmission lines and said a 10% pandemic-driven decrease in electricity consumption in its 17-state footprint was apparently temporary.

Entergy Announces $847K in Nonprofit Giving

Entergy Announces $847K in Nonprofit Giving
6 days ago

Entergy Corp. and its charitable foundation announced $847,682 in contributions to 168 Arkansas nonprofit organizations this month, including a $250,000 gift to the Salvation Army.


Wes Clark Looks for GTL Cash

Wes Clark Looks for GTL Cash

Whispers

Gen. Wesley Clark, the retired four-star general from Little Rock and a former candidate for president, is looking for a few good millions. read more >

Fervor Burns On for $3.5B Gas-to-Liquid Plant

Fervor Burns On for $3.5B Gas-to-Liquid Plant

TransportationCover Story

Roger Williams' eight-year path to his dream — a $3.5 billion plant to make ultra-clean diesel near the banks of the Arkansas River — is intersecting with a quite literal road, perhaps the state's sturdiest. read more >

Roger Williams Waxes Philosophical

Roger Williams Waxes Philosophical

WhispersHealth Care

Roger Williams was on the phone with a reporter, discussing COVID-19, the energy industry's future, and his own plans as CEO of Energy Security Partners to build the state's largest economic development project ever. But first, a sidetrack into semantics. read more >

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

Some, like the hospitality industry, are bracing for a long, slow return to pre-COVID vitality. Others, like the energy sector, see a quicker recovery after the early swoon. Some trends seem baked into expectations, like reliance on home-based employees and the technology they use. read more >