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Bearden breaks ground on solar project with Today’s Power, Inc.

Photo: Today's Power, Inc. Leslie Holloway

Mayor Ginger Bailey, City Council Members, leaders of Ouachita Electric Cooperative (OECC), and executives at Today’s Power, Inc. (TPI) attended the groundbreaking which was held on August 9th at 5:45 pm at one of two sites where the City of Bearden is collaborating with TPI to break ground on two new 200-kilowatt (kW) solar power systems for municipal use.

08/11/21
                                                               

Arkansas To Get More Electric Power Generated By Renewables

By Chuck Smith Photo: Chuck Smith , Red River Radio News

Electric energy customers in Arkansas will be getting more solar or wind-generated power in the near future.

05/04/21
                                                               

Abandoned wells a drag on Arkansas

By Ashton Eley

Nearly 80% of Arkansas’ more than 47,300 oil and gas wells sit spent and abandoned, data shows, and Hendrix College professors and students have found that these unused well lands, along with thousands like them around the U.S., are leaving billions of dollars on the table.

05/04/21
                                                               

Entergy Shopping for Lots More Solar and Wind Power

By Kyle Massey

Entergy Arkansas, the state’s largest electric utility, is seeking at least 300 megawatts of renewable generation projects to supplement its electrical supply by 2026.

04/27/21
                                                               

Rural Energy for America grants awarded in Arkansas

By Talk Business and Politics Staff

U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Bruce Westerman and Steve Womack—announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded over $90,000 in federal grants to Arkansas-based companies as part of the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).

04/23/21
                                                               

Is climate change making allergy season in Arkansas worse?

By Ashley Godwin
Some are saying warmer weather is causing our allergy season to be worse this year. We find the answer.
04/15/21
                                                               

President Biden’s end to the Keystone Pipeline could impact Arkansas jobs

By Mills Hayes

In President Joe Biden’s first few days of office, he has already issued several executive orders. On his first day, he signed an executive order that would cancel the Keystone XL Pipeline project. The project would carry hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil a day across the country. The issue goes all the way back to a decade ago with Presidents’ stopping and starting the project all over the issues of climate change and the economy.

01/22/21
                                                               

School districts and others saving money through Entergy solar power purchases

Entergy Arkansas customers who became part of the Solar Energy Purchase Option – Option B in the fall of 2020 have already begun to reap savings from the renewable energy generated at the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center.

01/22/21
                                                               

Entergy Arkansas Customers to Save $60M with Solar Option

By Chris Counts

Entergy Arkansas customers who became part of the Solar Energy Purchase Option – Option B in the fall of 2020 have already begun to reap savings from the clean, renewable energy generated at the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center.

 

 

01/21/21
                                                               

Arkansas lawmakers react to President Biden revoking Keystone XL pipeline permit

By Casey Frizzell

Some Arkansas lawmakers are showing their displeasures with President Biden revoking the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline during his first day in office. Construction for the Keystone XL pipeline was halted on Wednesday (Jan. 20). The 1,700-mile (2,735-kilometer) pipeline was planned to carry roughly 800,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta, Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast, passing through Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma.

01/21/21