Icon (Close Menu)

Logout

Mitchell Johnson

Doug Maglothin, CEO of Diamond State Networks
Energy

Diamond State Networks Names Doug Maglothin CEO

Maglothin was previously partner and chief strategy officer for Leverage Broadband Strategies, a telecommunications consulting firm. read more >
A lineman strings high-speed cable.
Business Services / Construction / Energy / Government & Politics / Nonprofits / Small Business

Have Fiber, Will Connect, Co-ops Say

Increasing access to broadband is the mission of a $1.66 billion project in Arkansas. read more >
Business Services / Energy

13 Electric Co-Ops Announce $1.6B Plan to Form New Broadband Provider

The organization, called Diamond State Networks, would provide access to more than 1.25 million rural Arkansans. read more >
Mitchell Johnson, President and CEO of Ozarks Electric, Jared Cleveland, Superintendent of Springdale Public Schools, and Derek A. Dyson, President and CEO of Today’s Power, participated in the groundbreaking for a new 2.38-megawatt solar project Wednesday, Feb. 9 near Sonora Middle School in Springdale.
Construction / Education / Energy

Today’s Power, Ozarks Electric Begin Solar Project for Springdale Schools

It's expected to save the Springdale School District $2.6 million over the 25-year term of a power-purchase agreement. read more >
Education / Real Estate

Multi-Industry Solar Park Operating in Fayetteville

Ozarks Electric Cooperative and Today’s Power Inc. of North Little Rock dedicated a 2.7-megawatt solar energy plant in Lincoln on Friday. read more >
Johnson Controls, with a $13 million project pending for Greenbrier schools, also partnered with Seal Solar in the project above for Washington County, which came online last year.
Construction / Energy / Government & Politics

Schools Go Solar: Sun Lights Path from High School to JobsLock Icon

Johnson Controls of Little Rock and Greenbrier schools are on the cusp of a $13 million project to give the district Arkansas’ largest public entity-owned solar plant, new energy efficiency systems and “the cherry on top,” a high school pipeline to solar industry jobs. read more >
The cities of Springdale and Lincoln, along with Elkins and Lincoln Public Schools and OzarksGo, were represented Friday at a solar array construction site near Lincoln (Washington County).
Education / Energy

Lincoln Solar Project Partners Cities, Schools, Co-Op Subsidiary

Ozarks Electric Cooperative of Fayetteville and Today’s Power Inc. broke ground Friday on a 2.7-Mw solar power station that will power two northwest Arkansas cities, two school districts and the cooperative’s telecommunications subsidiary, OzarksGo. read more >
Matt Bell, partner in Entegrity of Little Rock, foresees more distributed generation of electric power in the future, and expects a boom in solar projects to continue across Arkansas.
Government & Politics

COVID Relief Deal Bolsters Sun Power; Ozarks Electric Announces ‘Solar Park’

Solar power contractors in Arkansas are calling tax incentives and other provisions of the $900 billion COVID-19 relief plan a boost for the renewable power industry. read more >
Lioneld Jordan
Government & Politics

Fayetteville, Ozarks Electric and TPI, Attach Solar-Storage Combo to Grid

One of the state's first large-scale combinations of solar energy generation and battery storage hooked onto the power grid this week, a $23 million landmark in the city of Fayetteville's commitment to sustainable energy. read more >
Education / Legal

$150M Awarded In 1998 Arkansas School Shooting Lawsuit

A judge overseeing a civil lawsuit in northeast Arkansas on Monday awarded $150 million to the families of five people who were fatally shot outside an Arkansas school in 1998. read more >
Construction / Energy

Ozarks Electric to Build Solar Generation Facility in Springdale

Ozarks Electric will soon begin construction of a one-megawatt solar generation facility in Springdale, the company announced on Wednesday. read more >