Tagged: Arkansas Energy Performance Contracting

Pulaski, Washington Counties Plan Solar Savings for Taxpayers

Pulaski, Washington Counties Plan Solar Savings for Taxpayers

After four years of looking at options, Pulaski County has put solar power "squarely in the pipeline" with a bid proposal for building a multimillion-dollar sun farm on county property, a project expected to save taxpayers 25-35% on an electric bill that once ran $1.2 million a year. read more >

Legislators Give Final OK to Bill Supporters Say Will Boost Solar in Arkansas

Legislators Give Final OK to Bill Supporters Say Will Boost Solar in Arkansas

Arkansas’ sun power industry scored a major victory Tuesday afternoon at the state Capitol as the state House approved legislation to allow third-party financing of solar arrays. The measure, already cleared by the state Senate, will open up solar power options for non-taxed entities like nonprofit corporations, government agencies and schools. read more >

Solar Bill Advances Along With Energy Efficiency Measure

Solar Bill Advances Along With Energy Efficiency Measure

A bill that supporters say could more than double solar power construction in Arkansas moved a step closer to final passage Monday in the General Assembly, one of two pieces of energy legislation cleared by the Joint Energy Committee at the state Capitol. read more >

Allow Counties to Innovate (Barry Hyde Commentary)

Allow Counties to Innovate (Barry Hyde Commentary)

OpinionTechnology & Telecom

Pulaski County is taking three approaches to promote innovative energy conservation and aid the development of markets for energy and water conservation and renewable resource-distributed generation for our citizens. read more >