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Scenic Hill to Build Solar Array for Ozark Mountain Water Agency

Scenic Hill Solar partners with the Ozark Mountain Regional Public Water Authority to build a $3 million, 2-megawatt solar power plant to fill 90 percent of the utility's electricity needs. read more >
Government & Politics

Update: Scenic Hill Assails Entergy Plan as Job Killer; Utility Says Halter Can’t Compete

Bill Halter, CEO of Scenic Hill Solar, pleads for regulators to reject a plan by Entergy Arkansas, but the utility says its solar offering will preserve jobs and save cities and counties money. read more >
Katie Laning Niebaum, executive director of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association, says solar 
customers pay their fair share.
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Solar Jobs on the Line, Insiders FearLock Icon

With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking economic havoc, former Lt. Gov. Bill Halter fears a long-awaited state ruling on solar power policy could threaten $125 million in projects by his firm alone. read more >
Aerial photo of Associates Physical Therapy. Seal Solar is helping the Little Rock business become the state’s first solar-powered medical facility.
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Scenic Hill to Help NLR Wastewater Go Solar, While Seal Aids Associates Physical Therapy

Two North Little Rock solar design and installation companies announced major projects early this month. read more >

Audubon Arkansas Partners With Scenic Hill Solar on Array, Learning Lab

Audubon Arkansas is partnering with Scenic Hill Solar to install a new 35-kilowatt solar facility and "Solar Learning Lab" at the Little Rock Audubon Center in the Granite Mountain community. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Entergy Arkansas Inc. CEO Rick Riley and others at the commissioning of the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center in Almyra (Arkansas County).

Entergy, Solar Advocates Stake Their Positions as Rate Case Winds Down

With a final public hearing Wednesday, the Arkansas Public Service Commission appears to be within weeks of ruling on what compensation solar-generating customers should get from power companies. read more >
One of Lexicon’s two planned solar plants will be on 336 acres south of Carlisle. Seal Solar is building the array, along with a second project in Blytheville, where Lexicon has a facility.
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Private Sector Businesses Ready to Bask in SolarLock Icon

Private-sector corporations in Arkansas are taking the spotlight with multimillion-dollar solar power projects, with a goal of cutting costs. read more >
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Scenic Hill to Build Solar Arrays for Stuttgart Schools

Scenic Hill Solar of North Little Rock announced another solar power project for an Arkansas school system, revealing plans for two photovoltaic arrays for the Stuttgart School District. read more >
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Scenic Hill Announces Solar Projects For CAW and Centerpoint Schools

Scenic Hill Solar of North Little Rock, ending 2019 on a downhill sprint, announced two new solar projects on Friday, a 4.8-megawatt system for Central Arkansas Water and a 1-megawatt array for the Centerpoint School District near Amity (Clark County). read more >
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Forrest City Goes Solar With 3.4-MW System by Scenic Hill

The "Jewel of the Delta" will soon have another glittering bauble, a 3.46-megawatt solar system to supply the municipality of Forrest City. read more >
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Bank OZK to Build $6M Solar Plant; Scenic Hill Is Building

Bank OZK of Little Rock will build a $6 million solar plant, what it calls the largest renewable energy investment by any Arkansas-based financial services company. read more >
Since Producers Rice Mill began in 1943, it’s expanded from its original location in Stuttgart to 11 locations throughout eastern Arkansas and western Mississippi. | (Photos by Emery Way)
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Stuttgart Rice Mill Plans Largest Commercial Solar/Storage Project

Scenic Hill and Producers Rice Mill Inc. of Stuttgart announced plans for the largest commercial solar-and-storage plant in Arkansas and will rank among the largest in North America. read more >
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.
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High Noon for Solar Costs in Arkansas?Lock Icon

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. read more >
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Solar Array to Meet City of Hot Springs’ Energy Needs

Scenic Hill Solar of North Little Rock gets unanimous approval from the Hot Springs City Council for a 12-megawatt solar generation project to supply all municipal electricity needs. read more >
Entegrity's headquarters at 1403 E. 6th St. in east Little Rock.
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Searcy Water Utilities Joins Solar Parade

Searcy is Arkansas’ latest municipality mixing water and sunshine, partnering with Entegrity of Little Rock in a 5.7-megawatt solar power project to fully offset power consumption by Searcy Water Utilities. read more >
This solar power array by Scenic Hill Solar powers Clarksville Connected Utilities, the Johnson County city’s municipal utility.
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Arkansas Cities, Counties Get Their Day in the SunLock Icon

Arkansas cities, counties and school districts are taking advantage of new financing to save money by going solar. read more >
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Stuttgart, Already Known for Solar, Partners With Scenic Hill to Power City

Stuttgart, which bills itself as the world capital for rice production and duck hunting, is partnering with Scenic Hill Solar of North Little Rock to power all city government operations with sun energy from a new 3.15-megawatt solar plant. read more >
Southern Arkansas University Tech in Camden held a "flip the switch" ceremony for this 1-megawatt photovoltaic array on campus on Thursday.
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Camden, Danville, Jonesboro Projects Mark Statewide Surge in Solar Power

As Today's Power Inc. of Little Rock and Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp. dedicated a pioneering solar power plant at Southern Arkansas University Tech in Camden, Scenic Hill Solar announced Thursday the completion of the largest sun array in Yell County. read more >
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Solar Companies Push Customers to Act Before Tax Incentive Declines

Heather Nelson of Seal Solar Solutions of North Little Rock and other renewable energy companies are pushing businesses interested in solar power to act now, before federal investment tax credits begin sunsetting at the end of the year. read more >
The Arkansas River swells over into Little Rock's Riverfront Park on June 2.
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Halter, Hatcher Keep Heads Above WaterLock Icon

Bill Halter is rooting for the sun, and not just because his company is developing several solar power projects around the state. read more >