Energy Archive

Tension Between Springdale HVAC Companies Heats Up Ahead of Hearing

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2018 12:00 am

Paschal Heating & Air Conditioning Co. Inc. of Springdale is scheduled to argue in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday for a permanent injunction against a new company Paschal accuses of stealing its private information.

Consumers in the Loop (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 12/3/2018 12:00 am

Recycling is a business; it's transactional, subject to market pressures and the critical law of supply and demand.

Tyson Foods, Lighthouse for Blind Among Military Vendors

by Kyle Massey 11/28/2018 06:37 am

South Arkansas is known for its military manufacturing, but a sampling of U.S Defense Department contracts this year shows a business impact statewide.

Arkansas Business Concludes 2018 Executive Leadership Academy, Sets 2019 Dates

by Chris Bahn 11/26/2018 12:52 pm

Leaders from a mix of business, nonprofit and policy sectors concluded the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy on Oct. 26.

In the Rockets' Red Glare, Camden Workers Stand Out

by Kyle Massey 11/26/2018 12:00 am

Aerojet Rocketdyne cites area's big defense tradition as it goes for ICBM contract.

'Hey Boss — You're Fired!' (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 11/26/2018 12:00 am

The fired boss is more and more left out of the loop, not consulted, worked around and occasionally even publicly challenged by his direct reports. And the worst part is, the more he is ignored by the organization that reports to him, the more he grasps for control.

Major Fayetteville Solar Project to Power Water Treatment Plants

by Kyle Massey 11/21/2018 08:37 am

Fayetteville took another step Tuesday night in its groundbreaking push to power all municipal operations with 100 percent clean energy by 2030, commissioning a major two-site solar power generation and storage system.

State Denies Permit to Arkansas Hog Farm Near Buffalo River

by Associated Press 11/21/2018 06:40 am

An Arkansas environmental regulatory agency denied a permit for a hog farm Monday because of concerns that pig waste might be contaminating the nearby Buffalo River.

Haywood's Name Should Sound Familiar in El Dorado

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2018 12:00 am

The 70-room hotel being built in the Murphy Arts District in downtown El Dorado gets its name from its namesake neighborhood.

Road Funding in Arkansas Still Elusive

by Marty Cook 11/19/2018 12:00 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson sees highway funding as a priority when the state's next legislative session opens in January.

Beaver Water Shores Up Staff with New CEO (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2018 12:00 am

Lane Crider is the new CEO of Beaver Water District in Lowell, succeeding the 17-year CEO, Alan Fortenberry.

Entergy Settles With Sierra Club, Will Stop Burning Coal by 2030

by Kyle Massey 11/16/2018 11:26 am

Entergy Arkansas has agreed in a legal settlement with environmental groups to shut down coal-fired power generation at two sites in the state within 9-12 years, the utility and the Sierra Club said Friday morning.

Standard Lithium Resource Report Looks Good for South Arkansas Project

by Kyle Massey 11/14/2018 04:11 pm

Standard Lithium Ltd., which wants to mine battery-grade lithium from the salty water beneath south Arkansas, has discovered "robust" amounts of the element in samples from the Smackover Formation.

Standard Lithium, Lanxess Look at Joint Venture in Arkansas Brine

by Kyle Massey 11/12/2018 01:26 pm

A Canadian company's plan to extract battery-grade lithium from the salty underground waters of south Arkansas took another step forward Monday with the announcement of negotiations on a joint venture with Lanxess Corp.

Woosley, Fink Honored for Lifetime Achievement at CFO of the Year

by Gwen Moritz 11/12/2018 12:00 am

Chief financial officers were also recognized in five categories at the luncheon, held Wednesday at the Embassy Suites in west Little Rock.

Companies Deny Wrongdoing in 2013 Magnolia Oil Spill

by Mark Friedman 11/12/2018 12:00 am

Two subsidiaries of Delek US Holdings Inc. of Brentwood, Tennessee, have denied wrongdoing in a federal lawsuit stemming from a 2013 oil spill that released more than 5,890 barrels of crude oil near Magnolia.

Entergy Arkansas Juices Economic Development

by Kyle Massey 11/12/2018 12:00 am

Entergy, which serves over 700,000 electric customers in Arkansas, has long been an engine of economic development, a gene present in the company's DNA since its birth more than a century ago.

Central Arkansas Water Increases Its Holdings in Lake Maumelle Watershed

by George Waldon 11/12/2018 12:00 am

Central Arkansas Water is winding down its property acquisitions, $36 million in purchases made to protect Lake Maumelle as a prime source of drinking water.

Six Arkansas Electric Co-Ops Stringing Broadband

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/12/2018 12:00 am

Six electric cooperatives in Arkansas are bringing high-speed broadband internet access to thousands of their members and plan to offer it to all of their members within the next four to six years.

Arkansas Nuclear One Emerges from Regulatory Purgatory

by Marty Cook 11/12/2018 12:00 am

Rich Anderson was comfortably in retirement when Entergy Arkansas came calling, looking for help steering Nuclear One back to good graces.