AAEA Arkansas Advanced Energy Association

The Clean Power Plan and Arkansas's Electric System

The U.S. EPA will release its final Clean Power Plan rule at any time after late July, that will require states to prepare compliance plans.

Learn More

Policy Agenda

Advanced energy technologies create jobs, businesses and investments while increasing energy efficiency and energy independence. AAEA members

Learn More

Jobs on the Map

View maps of clean tech companies in Arkansas.

Learn More

Current News

  1. Plains & Eastern Clean Line Could Benefit Arkansas Consumers, Decreasing the Cost of Electricity Production in the State

    Clean Line Energy Partners // February 5, 2016

    Low-cost electricity is a major driver of economic growth in Arkansas and throughout the Mid-South and Southeast regions. Continued investment in infrastructure will allow Arkansas to access low-cost clean energy, create jobs, protect ratepayers, and maintain its competitiveness as a friendly home for businesses. Leidos, a national leader in energy research, conducted an analysis of the impact of 500 megawatts (MW) of wind power delivered by the Plains & Eastern Clean Line to the Arkansas electric grid. The study showed that the Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project will significantly decrease the annual cost of electricity production while reducing air pollution in Arkansas.

    read more
  2. Pulaski County Awards Energy Performance Contract

    Pulaski County // February 4, 2016

    Pulaski County has awarded an energy performance contract to Entegrity to perform an audit of county facilities to determine building energy and water consumption and to identify opportunities for cost saving and efficiency improvements. Entegrity was selected following an interview and selection process established by the Arkansas Energy Office’s Energy Performance Contracting Program; recently expanded to counties and municipalities by the Arkansas General Assembly in 2015.

    read more
  3. EPA's Clean Power Plan Can Work for Arkansas

    Talk Business // January 21, 2016

    Arkansas has nothing to fear from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). Arkansas power companies, policymakers and advanced energy companies already have the state on a path toward compliance that will have minimal impact on electricity rates – and could even save money.

    read more
View all News Stories