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Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

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The Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area now has a population of about 750,000, according to a report by Metroplan, the planning agency for Faulkner, Lonoke, Pulaski and Saline counties. read more >

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

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From Rogers to Jonesboro to Benton and McCrory, there is bright young talent across our state. For the 11th year, Arkansas Business is proud to introduce 20 of the freshest faces in business and community service. read more >

Lithium Project  in El Dorado Defies Pandemic

Lithium Project in El Dorado Defies Pandemic

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After six months locked down in Canada, Robert Mintak is itching to fly south to see firsthand how Standard Lithium Ltd.'s pilot plant is doing drawing lithium from Arkansas' underground brine. read more >

Walmart CTO Tops Executive Compensation List

Walmart CTO Tops Executive Compensation List

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Walmart CTO Suresh Kumar's experience explains why his total compensation for the first seven months he spent at Walmart made him the highest-paid executive among Arkansas' public companies. read more >

Paris Goes Solar, and France Has Nothing to Do With It

Paris Goes Solar, and France Has Nothing to Do With It

West Arkansas' version of the city of lights flipped a symbolic solar switch on Thursday as Paris, Arkansas, partnered with Today's Power Inc. on a 1.5-megawatt municipal solar array that Mayor Daniel Rogers sees as the calling card of a “green community." read more >

Agricultural Partnership Goes Solar in Jonesboro

Agricultural Partnership Goes Solar in Jonesboro

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. read more >

At Quarterly Meeting, SPP Reports Record Wind Power

At Quarterly Meeting, SPP Reports Record Wind Power

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. read more >