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PSC Solar Hearing Has ‘Mic-Drop Moment’

After the state attorney general's office made a case Thursday to allow Arkansas utilities to essentially pay less for electricity generated by customers with solar power systems, citing language in a 2015 law, the law's sponsor begged to differ. read more >
Sandra Byrd
Energy / Government & Politics

Crucial Hearing in Solar Debate Is Thursday

After nearly a year and a half of debate on the value of rooftop solar power generated at homes and businesses in Arkansas, a day of reckoning is at hand. read more >
Seal Energy Solutions CEO Josh Davenport and President and COO Heather Nelson flank DeWitt farmer Tom Jacobs. Seal installed a solar array to help power Jacobs’ farm operations.
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PSC to Rule on Utility Rates in Solar Energy ShowdownLock Icon

A yearlong debate over the value of self-generated electricity in Arkansas is boiling down to a duel in the sun. read more >
Sandra Byrd
Energy / Government & Politics

Paris Accord Pullout May Have Muted Effect in Arkansas

President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord drew support and criticism from predictable quarters. But the bottom line for Arkansas businesses may be that the decision changes little here. read more >
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has the EPA square in her sights.
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Leslie Rutledge Engages EPA in Legal Battles

State Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced last week that Arkansas would join a multistate lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule on ozone, the sixth legal battle she has entered with the federal agency since taking office in January. read more >