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High Noon for Solar Costs in Arkansas?
AEV Solar of Little Rock is a new player in the commercial solar market. Left to right are Jonathan Garcia, Jaimin Vashi, Kevin Mach, Corey Stafford and John Ekdahl. Vashi, Mach and Ekdahl are partners in the firm.

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

by Kyle Massey – 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.

Business Economists Foresee Slowdown in US Growth

Business Economists Foresee Slowdown in US Growth
6 days ago

The nation's business economists think President Donald Trump's trade war with China will contribute to a sharp slowdown in economic growth this year and next, raising concerns about a possible recession starting late next year.


Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

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 >

Parham Pointe Apartments Purchased for $15.1M

Parham Pointe Apartments Purchased for $15.1M This article is available only in print.

WhispersBanking & FinanceHealth Care

An apartment project, medical office building, workforce center and bank branch-office building all in Little Rock combine with a grocery store in Damascus to form this week's five-piece group of million-dollar transactions. read more >

Barrister Court Property Sells for $3M

Barrister Court Property Sells for $3M

WhispersRestaurants & FoodTransportation

This week's six-pack of real estate transactions features apartments in Little Rock and Sherwood, a fast-food eatery in Conway, an equipment rental project in east Little Rock, a west Little Rock residence and a coming-soon convenience store location in North Little Rock. read more >

Lithium Project Getting Feet Wet Near El Dorado

Lithium Project Getting Feet Wet Near El Dorado

Technology & TelecomCover Story

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 >

Millennial Life: Better Educated, Most Women Work

Millennial Life: Better Educated, Most Women Work

Health CareRestaurants & FoodTechnology & Telecom

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 >

Historic Helena District Chosen as Home for Delta Dirt Distillery

Historic Helena District Chosen as Home for Delta Dirt Distillery

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

Led by Harvey Williams Jr. and his wife, Donna, Delta Dirt Distillery will begin producing vodka, gin, cordials and more in the coming weeks. Their son, Thomas, will oversee the production of spirits made with corn, wheat, rye and sweet potatoes grown on the family farm. Tours and a tasting room with a full-service bar are on tap. read more >

The Edge of the Ledge (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

The Edge of the Ledge (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Opinion

Setting aside the president's previous comment that trade wars are “easy to win,” the oft-repeated notion that China, for instance, is paying billions of dollars in tariffs simply does not have the added value of being true. read more >