Tagged: Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp.

Vernon 'Buddy' Hasten Named CEO of AECC

Vernon 'Buddy' Hasten Named CEO of AECC

The boards of directors of Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. (AECC) and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. (AECI) have named Vernon "Buddy" Hasten of Rogersville, Missouri, president and CEO. read more >

AECC, AECI Name Bill Conine Interim CEO

AECC, AECI Name Bill Conine Interim CEO

Bill Conine, CEO of Petit Jean Electric Cooperative Corp. of Clinton, is stepping in as interim chief executive of Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. of Little Rock. read more >

AECC to Buy Oklahoma Wind Power

AECC to Buy Oklahoma Wind Power

In another foray into renewable power, the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. of Little Rock has agreed to buy wind power from a 100-megawatt turbine farm under construction in Oklahoma, the utility announced Wednesday. read more >

PSC Solar Hearing Has 'Mic-Drop Moment'

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 >

Entergy Makes Offer of Synergy to Solar Proponents

Entergy Makes Offer of Synergy to Solar Proponents

Whispers

As the Arkansas Public Service Commission wrangles over rules for putting home-generated electricity onto the grid, the biggest news for Pulaski County may be that it could find a path to net metering despite Entergy’s opposition to its legal arguments. read more >

Solar Power On the Rise in Arkansas

Solar Power On the Rise in Arkansas

Technology & TelecomCover Story

There’s nothing new under the sun? A quick glance around Arkansas, where solar power projects are popping up all over, shows just the opposite. read more >