Alternative Energy and Green Building Resources in Boston Mountains Region

 Energy Best Management Practices

   
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Cut Electricity Costs

This site offers advice on how to save money by saving energy. Learn proven tips that cost nothing to implement and require very little lifestyle change that have the potential of cutting your electric bill significantly. For the more energy conscious homeowner, there are discussions on more advanced topics like residential wind power, home solar energy, and low energy lighting. Be green and save green! Click here.

 

Best Management Practices for Solar and Wind Energy Development: A Conservationist’s Guide
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Best Management Practices provide science-based criteria and standards that land managers and conservation planners follow in making and implementing decisions about human uses and projects that affect our natural resources.

 

Managing Manure with Biogas Recovery Systems BMPs
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Improved performance at competitive costs is promised by this 2002 EPA publication all about anaerobic digestion and biogas recovery for energy.

 

Green Remediation Best Management Practices: Integrating Renewable Energy into Site Cleanup
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Use of renewable energy resources provides a significant opportunity to reduce the environmental footprint of activities conducted during investigation, remediation, and monitoring of hazardous waste sites.

 

15 O & M Best Practices for Energy Efficient Buildings
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Building operation and maintenance programs specifically designed to enhance operating efficiency of HVAC and lighting systems can save 5 to 20 percent of the energy bills without significant capital investment.

 

Energy Saver 101: Everything You Need to Know About Landscaping
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Landscaping doesn't only add beauty to your home, but it can also improve your home's comfort and lower your energy bills.

 

Fall and Winter Energy-Saving Tips
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Simple and inexpensive actions can help you save energy and money during the cool fall and winter months.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Cooling
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You can reduce air conditioning energy use by 20-50 percent by switching to high-efficiency air conditioners and taking other actions to lower your home cooling costs.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits
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A home energy audit helps you pinpoint where your house is losing energy and what you can do to save money. A home energy audit will also assess health and safety issues that might exist in your home.

 

Tips: Your Home's Energy Use
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A home energy assessment (sometimes referred to as an energy audit) will show what parts of your house use the most energy and suggest the best ways to cut energy costs.

 

Anaerobic Digestion 101
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This is an article from the EPA site about anaerobic/biomass recovery systems.  Click here to read the information: 

 

Partial Composting for Biodrying Organic Materials
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This factsheet differentiates composting from biodrying, with the former leading to good soil amendments and the latter leading to good material for bioenergy production.& ...

 

Composting
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This factsheet explains the compost process, what can be composted, its benefits, and the major different methods of composting.

 

Easy Compost
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How to make and use a garbage can composter.

 

Three-Bin Turning Compost Bins
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This fact sheet explains how to build bins from concrete blocks or wood, and how to add waste and maintain the compost.

 

Best Management Practices for Fayetteville Shale Natural Gas Activities

This 30-page document developed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service in cooperation with numerous state and federal agencies, provides a comprehensive overview of recommended voluntary practices for energy companies during exploration, drilling and reclamation activities.& ...

 

U.S. Farm Anaerobic Digester Status: A 2011 Snapshot
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This EPA factsheet gives information on trends in use of these manure management systems in the U.S.

 

Farmers’ Guide to Wind Energy
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A 293 page guide to the Legal Issues in Farming the Wind on your farm from June 2007

 

 Green Building

   
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Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Lender Database

 

What is green building?

By U.S. Green Building Council
How do buildings work with our natural surroundings to create a more sustainable place to live? Learn how LEED can help make our world greener for all.
 

 

The Business Case for Green Building

The WorldGBC launched its new report, "The Business Case for Green Building" in March 2013. Miles Keeping introduces the report and its findings at Ecobuild in London.

 

Energy Saver 101: Everything You Need to Know About Landscaping
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Landscaping doesn't only add beauty to your home, but it can also improve your home's comfort and lower your energy bills.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Cooling
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You can reduce air conditioning energy use by 20-50 percent by switching to high-efficiency air conditioners and taking other actions to lower your home cooling costs.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits
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A home energy audit helps you pinpoint where your house is losing energy and what you can do to save money. A home energy audit will also assess health and safety issues that might exist in your home.

 

Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM)
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What is an Energy Efficient Mortgage? Energy efficient mortgages (EEMs, sometimes known as “green mortgages”) are loans that allow homeowners to finance energy-efficient upgrades for their current home or in a new home purchase.& ...

 

The five principles of green building
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Green buildings are designed, constructed, and operated to enhance the well-being of their occupants and support a healthy community and natural environment.

 

Show Green Building Organizations & Professionals (9)
There are 9 resources serving Boston Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Green Building Organizations & Professionals serving Boston Mountains Region
Certified Energy Auditors
3FFICIENT Energy
- San Luis Rey, CA
HP Engineering, Inc.
- Rogers, AR
HP Engineering, Inc.
- Fayetteville, AR
Energy Efficient Mortgage Lenders
Access National Mortgage
- Reston, VA
Green Building Professionals
HP Engineering, Inc.
- Rogers, AR
HP Engineering, Inc.
- Fayetteville, AR
Living Habitats
Heidi Natura, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP - Founder & Partner - Chicago, IL
McInnis Brothers Construction
Minden Office - Minden, LA
Third-Sun Solar
- Athens, OH

 Renewable - Alternative Energy

   
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Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Lender Database

 

Cut Electricity Costs

This site offers advice on how to save money by saving energy. Learn proven tips that cost nothing to implement and require very little lifestyle change that have the potential of cutting your electric bill significantly. For the more energy conscious homeowner, there are discussions on more advanced topics like residential wind power, home solar energy, and low energy lighting. Be green and save green! Click here.

 

Residential Solar Panel Systems Complete Renewable Energy Solutions for Your Home
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Solar panels are the stars of the residential solar system, gleaming on the rooftop as they tell the world, or at least the neighborhood, that this homeowner cares enough about the environment to ease the household’s carbon footprint while smartly lowering electric bills. & ...

 

Finding the Right Solar Panel Installer
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Finding the right contractor is possibly the single most important part of a solar installation project. Homeowners choosing to go solar often are excited to start the process.

 

Why Renewable Energy?
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Clean energy sources like wind and solar can help us reduce climate change, but can harm wildlife and wildlands if not carefully located.

 

Hydrogen Energy
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Hydrogen can store energy until it's needed and move it to where it's needed.

 

Hydropower
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Moving water has energy.

 

Biomass Energy
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Biomass is anything that is, or once was, alive. Biomass is wood, plants, and garbage.

 

Geothermal Energy
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Geothermal energy is heat inside the Earth. Geothermal energy is renewable.

 

Wind Energy
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Wind is moving air. There will be wind as long as the sun shines.

 

Solar Energy
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Solar energy is light energy. Solar energy is renewable.

 

Why Is Solar Energy?
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Every day, the sun radiates an enormous amount of energy - called solar energy. It radiates more energy in one day than the world uses in one year.

 

Home Solar Panels: Pros, Cons, and Hidden Costs
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Once limited to consumers with deep pockets and strong environmentalist values, solar panels are less expensive than ever.

 

NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data and Analysis Tools - Visualization & Geospatial Tools

National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Geospatial Data Science Team have developed tools that allow users to determine things such as how much electricity can be produced from solar systems on a house or what renewable resources are available in a specific area. The most current list of available NREL's GIS tools for biomass, solar, geothermal, wind, transportation and hydrogen can be accessed here.

 

BioDiesel Retail Location Finder

Biodiesel is a clean-burning replacement for petroleum diesel that can be used in virtually any diesel engine without modification. Biodiesel is produced from a variety of domestically available, renewable sources including vegetable oil, biomass (such as wood chips) and animal fats. It acts like diesel fuel, but produces fewer harmful emissions, is biodegradable and nontoxic, and is safer to use the diesel fuel.
Find a biodiesel retail location in your area »

 

Barking Up the Wrong Tree? Forest Sustainability in the Wake of Emerging Bioenergy Policies
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Renewable energy policies generally have assumed that forests can provide a significant source of environmentally-friendly feedstocks for electricity, heat and power generation.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Carbon Sequestration Credits

This guide offers a path for local landowners to earn additional income while helping diminish adverse effects of global climate change through implementation of carbon sequestration and other stackable incentives.

 

Show Renewable - Alternative Energy Organizations & Professionals (30)
There are 30 resources serving Boston Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Renewable - Alternative Energy Organizations & Professionals serving Boston Mountains Region
Alternative Energy
3FFICIENT Energy
- San Luis Rey, CA
AgBioworks
Peter Nelson - Co-Coordinator - Memphis, TN
AMERESCO Solar
- Framingham, MA
American Resource & Energy
- Saint Paul, MN
American Solar Energy Society
- Boulder, CO
Cianbro
- Pittsfield, ME
Dasolar
Douglas ArrisonNV
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
DISGEN Development Services, LLC
Dale Osborn - President - Lakewood, CO
ElectraTherm
- Reno, NV
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
FDC Enterprises Grasslands Services
- New Albany, OH
FutureMetrics
- Bethel, ME
Heatek Energy LLC
Evan Jones - Engineer - Auburn, ME
LetsGoSolar.com
Laura Brigham - Editor - San Francisco, CA
National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
- Butte, MT
Pika Energy
- Westbrook, ME
Ridgeland Enterprises
Alan Strain - Clarkridge, AR
Smart Solar
- Libertyville, IL
Solar Panels Plus
- Chesapeake, VA
Southwall Technologies Window Films
Jill Clardy - Director, Sales Operations & Customer Service - Chicago, IL
Sun City Solar
- Little Rock, AR
Sustainable Strategies
- Saint Charles, IL
The Price Companies, Inc.
- Monticello, AR
Westervelt Renewable Energy
- Tuscaloosa, AL
ZeroBase Energy, LLC
- Ferndale, MI
Energy Assistance Programs
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Energy Saving / Green Products
Walter 'BO' Smith, Jr.
Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. - Mortgage Financing Specialist - Jackson, MS
Waste Management Specialists
BigBelly Solar Compacting Trash Receptacle
- Newton, MA
EarthCare Technologies Inc.
Phil Fredericks - Owner - West Fork, AR
 

 Google News about Alternative Energy and Green Building Resources

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Green Building News Items
Wittenberg Delony & Davidson Hits 100 With Young in Charge - Arkansas Business Online
12/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Wittenberg Delony & Davidson Hits 100 With Young in Charge    Arkansas Business Online Wittenberg Delony & Davidson Inc. Architects of Little Rock will kick off 2019 — its centennial year — with a new president and CEO: Chad Young.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Freshwater Ecology - SustainableBusiness.com
11/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Postdoctoral Fellow in Freshwater Ecology    SustainableBusiness.com Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities ...

CNN Anchor Don Lemons Life Threatened In Harassing Calls: Report - Patch.com
11/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
CNN Anchor Don Lemons Life Threatened In Harassing Calls: Report    Patch.com Man Threatened CNN Anchor In Calls: Sheriff - Across Arkansas, AR - An Arkansas man is facing charges and is accused of placing over 40 harassing calls to ...

AAEA Honors Chris Ladner of Entegrity, Josh Davenport of Seal - Arkansas Business Online
10/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
AAEA Honors Chris Ladner of Entegrity, Josh Davenport of Seal    Arkansas Business Online The Arkansas Advanced Energy Association toasted the state's sustainable power and energy efficiency leaders Tuesday at the trade group's Empowering ...

Lennox Increases Wages, Adds Additional Career Development Opportunities in Arkansas Plant - ACHR NEWS
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lennox Increases Wages, Adds Additional Career Development Opportunities in Arkansas Plant    ACHR NEWS Lennox announced a factory-wide wage increase and implemented a new multi-tier career development framework for job roles throughout its Stuttgart, ...

Green parking lots becoming more commonplace in Northwest Arkansas, elsewhere - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Green parking lots becoming more commonplace in Northwest Arkansas, elsewhere    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Environmentally friendly parking lots reduce the amount of sediment flowing to streams, which keeps pollutants out of drinking water, and drops the heat ...

Heroic Toddler Saved Brothers Life After Crash Down Ravine - Patch.com
8/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Heroic Toddler Saved Brothers Life After Crash Down Ravine    Patch.com 'Heroic' Toddler Saves Brother In Terrible Crash - Across Arkansas, AR - A toddler wandering the road in Arkansas apparently made his way there from the ...

Satanist Statue At Arkansas Capitol To Test Religious Freedom - Patch.com
8/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Satanist Statue At Arkansas Capitol To Test Religious Freedom    Patch.com Satanists Place Baphomet Statue At AR Capitol - Little Rock, AR - The Satanic Temple is forcing Arkansas officials to make a decision: treat religions equally or ...

Sanhua Acquires Arkansas-Based Supplier ATI | 2018-07-27 - ACHR NEWS
7/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sanhua Acquires Arkansas-Based Supplier ATI | 2018-07-27    ACHR NEWS Sanhua Intelligent Controls Co. Ltd. completed the purchase of American Tubing International, a Springdale, Arkansas, manufacturer of copper and aluminum ...

Babysitters Taunt Baby With Taser In Snapchat Video: Police - Patch.com
7/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Babysitters Taunt Baby With Taser In Snapchat Video: Police    Patch.com Babysitters Taunt Baby With Taser: Snapchat Video - Across Arkansas, AR - Teenage babysitters charged after Snapchat video shows them taunting a ...

Big River Steel Expanding Osceola, Arkansas Flex Mill - Business Facilities Magazine
7/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Big River Steel Expanding Osceola, Arkansas Flex Mill    Business Facilities Magazine Big River Steel is investing $1.2 billion in an expansion of its LEED-certified, Osceola, AR-based scrap recycling and steel production facility. The expansion will ...

UAPB STEM program holds signing day - UAPB News
6/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
UAPB STEM program holds signing day    UAPB News The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program had its first signing day for the 2018 ...

Watkins Named Construction Counsel at Mitchell WIlliams; CDI Gets Sharp (Movers & Shakers) - Arkansas Business Online
6/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Watkins Named Construction Counsel at Mitchell WIlliams; CDI Gets Sharp (Movers & Shakers)    Arkansas Business Online Larry Watkins has been hired as counsel by Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC at the firm's Little Rock office. Jeff Sharp has been hired as ...

4-Year-Old Girl Dies Hours After Heartbreaking Photo With Brother - Patch.com
6/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
4-Year-Old Girl Dies Hours After Heartbreaking Photo With Brother    Patch.com Girl Dies After Heartbreaking Photo With Brother - Across Arkansas, AR - Jackson Sooter gave his sister one last hug and kiss and told his sister, Addy, he loved ...

Falling for Fayetteville, Ark. – a piece of the Ozarks made for urbanites - Minneapolis Star Tribune
6/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Falling for Fayetteville, Ark. – a piece of the Ozarks made for urbanites    Minneapolis Star Tribune Immersion in this Arkansas city exposed its wealth of culture — and a shift in thinking.

Arkansas Primary Results 2018: Hutchinson To Face Henderson - Patch.com
5/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Primary Results 2018: Hutchinson To Face Henderson    Patch.com Arkansas Primary: Voters Stick With Hutchinson - Little Rock, AR - The only competitive primary election this year is in GOP Rep. French Hill's 2nd ...

After Babys Tragic Accident, Arkansas Mom Warns Others - Patch.com
5/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
After Babys Tragic Accident, Arkansas Mom Warns Others    Patch.com Baby's Tragic Accident Prompts Mom To Warn Others - Across Arkansas, AR - Baby Colton suffered brain damage after tumbling off a bed.

UACCM Dedicates Workforce Training Center - Log Cabin Democrat
4/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
UACCM Dedicates Workforce Training Center    Log Cabin Democrat The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton invites the public to attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Workforce ...

River Rock, Entegrity Build Renewable Features Into Daily Work - Arkansas Business Online
4/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
River Rock, Entegrity Build Renewable Features Into Daily Work    Arkansas Business Online Arkansas builders are incorporating solar energy into everyday projects, from residences to commercial businesses to schools to prisons.

PROFILE: Welcome home, world traveler - Arkansas Online
4/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
PROFILE: Welcome home, world traveler    Arkansas Online Monika Fischer-Massie, executive director of Welcome Health, Northwest Arkansas' first free health clinic, was born in a town named Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Arkansas State Trooper Doing Well After Traffic Stop Shooting - Patch.com
4/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas State Trooper Doing Well After Traffic Stop Shooting    Patch.com ROCKPORT, AR — An Arkansas state trooper is recovering after a driver shot him during a traffic stop in Rockport over the weekend. Trooper Kyle Sheldon, a ...

Arkansas Students Protested School Violence. Then This Happened. - Patch.com
3/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Students Protested School Violence. Then This Happened.    Patch.com School Gets Violent With Anti-Violence Protesters - Little Rock, AR - School officials decide to meet protest over violence with curious punishment for students.

Walmart Grocery Delivery Expanding To Over 100 Metros - Patch.com
3/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Walmart Grocery Delivery Expanding To Over 100 Metros    Patch.com Walmart Expanding Grocery Delivery *Service* - Across Arkansas, AR - The company says the *service* would be added to more than 100 metro areas by the end ...

Fayetteville building awarded LEED Platinum certification - Fayetteville Flyer
1/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fayetteville building awarded LEED Platinum certification    Fayetteville Flyer A building located in downtown Fayetteville was awarded the only LEED Platinum certification in the state of Arkansas for 2017. 15 North Church, home to local ...

Investor lands $45M loan through Fannie Mae for biggest real estate deal yet in Texas - Dallas Business Journal
12/14/2017 3:00:00 AM
Investor lands $45M loan through Fannie Mae for biggest real estate deal yet in Texas    Dallas Business Journal A Little Rock, Arkansas investment group has recently closed on its biggest real estate yet in Texas with the $45 million acquisition of the Windhaven Park ...

Nation's first large-scale mass timber residence hall breaks ground in Arkansas - Inhabitat
11/30/2017 3:00:00 AM
Nation's first large-scale mass timber residence hall breaks ground in Arkansas    Inhabitat The nation's first large-scale mass timber student dorms, the Stadium Drive Residence Halls, recently broke ground at the University of Arkansas.

Arkansas Death Row Inmate Wont Get Life Term: Parole Board - Patch.com
10/5/2017 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Death Row Inmate Wont Get Life Term: Parole Board    Patch.com No Life Term For Arkansas Death Row Inmate - Across Arkansas, AR - Arkansas death row inmate Jack Greene beat Sidney Burnett​ in 1991 ​with a can of ...

Inspiring Arkansas mom built a house for her kids using YouTube tutorials - Inhabitat
7/31/2017 3:00:00 AM
Inspiring Arkansas mom built a house for her kids using YouTube tutorials    Inhabitat Cara Brookins and her four children needed a home. So they built one from scratch with little more than Youtube as their guide.

Fayetteville Public Library wins Green Building Legacy Award - Fayetteville Flyer
7/27/2017 3:00:00 AM
Fayetteville Public Library wins Green Building Legacy Award    Fayetteville Flyer The award is one of seven given out each year by USGBC Arkansas as part of the group's Green Tie Leader Awards recognizing achievements in sustainability ...

Mars Petcare Expands Operations in Arkansas - Pet Age
1/4/2017 3:00:00 AM
Mars Petcare Expands Operations in Arkansas    Pet Age Mars Petcare announced on December 14 that the company will expand its Fort Smith, Arkansas, pet food manufacturing facility. The site, which produces ...

Mars Petcare Expands Operations in Fort Smith, Arkansas - PR Newswire
12/14/2016 3:00:00 AM
Mars Petcare Expands Operations in Fort Smith, Arkansas    PR Newswire FORT SMITH, Ark., Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars Petcare today announced the company will expand its Fort Smith pet food manufacturing facility.

Big plans for a tiny home - Arkansas Online
11/22/2016 3:00:00 AM
Big plans for a tiny home    Arkansas Online Tiny houses are huge. Wee little structures take up space on home-centric channels as viewers marvel at how much can fit into a home the size of some people's ...

Logoly State Park dedicates new visitors center | Visit Arkansas - Arkansas Times
10/20/2016 3:00:00 AM
Logoly State Park dedicates new visitors center | Visit Arkansas    Arkansas Times Logoly State Park in McNeil (5 miles northeast of Magnolia) recently dedicated the park's new 7,161-square-foot visitors center to a crowd of excited guests who, ...

Arkansas university students designed this prefab cantilevering home for $136 per square foot - Inhabitat
9/9/2016 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas university students designed this prefab cantilevering home for $136 per square foot    Inhabitat This prefab house in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a modular residence constructed by the students at the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design.

ECO Modern Flats becomes first LEED Platinum-certified apartment complex in Arkansas - Fayetteville Flyer
5/13/2011 3:00:00 AM
ECO Modern Flats becomes first LEED Platinum-certified apartment complex in Arkansas    Fayetteville Flyer Last December, Fayetteville was patting itself on the back after news that it would become home to the first LEED certified multi-family development in the state.

Renewable - Alternative Energy News Items
California utility to seek debt relief - Arkansas Online
1/15/2019 2:54:00 AM
California utility to seek debt relief    Arkansas Online California's largest power company intends to file for bankruptcy as it faces tens of billions of dollars in potential liability after wildfires that have devastated parts ...

The future glows green - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/14/2019 3:03:00 AM
The future glows green    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Oh, how we wished we'd never listened to the No Nukes crowd back in the 1970s. Remember our betters among popular musicians--some of whom might have ...

Abandoned bales reflect failed plans for miscanthus to be part of a biofuels boom - talkbusiness.net
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Abandoned bales reflect failed plans for miscanthus to be part of a biofuels boom    talkbusiness.net As the new decade dawned in Northeast Arkansas, two new crops emerged as potential income drivers for farmers in the agriculture sector that dominates the ...

Arkansas Nuclear One Emerges from Regulatory Purgatory | Arkansas Business News - Arkansas Business Online
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Nuclear One Emerges from Regulatory Purgatory | Arkansas Business News    Arkansas Business Online Rich Anderson was comfortably in retirement when Entergy Arkansas came calling, looking for help steering Nuclear One back to good graces.

Solar Headed for South Arkansas - amppob.com
10/31/2018 5:27:01 PM
Solar Headed for South Arkansas    amppob.com Ashley-Chicot Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ACEC) announced plans to install a 1 MW solar system in Ashley County, AR. and will enter into a Solar Power *Service* ...

PSC's Solar Rate Decision Remains on Horizon - Arkansas Business Online
10/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
PSC's Solar Rate Decision Remains on Horizon    Arkansas Business Online When state lawmakers passed Act 827 of 2015 and asked the state Public *Service* Commission to set electric rates on Arkansans generating their own electricity ...

Advanced energy sources can power Arkansas' economy - talkbusiness.net
10/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Advanced energy sources can power Arkansas' economy    talkbusiness.net Camden, Ark., may seem an unlikely place for an energy revolution – a sleepy little town in Ouachita County that, according to the US census and like so many ...

Power Converter Could Improve Delivery of Renewable Energy to the Grid - Electronic Design
7/25/2018 9:15:11 AM
Power Converter Could Improve Delivery of Renewable Energy to the Grid    Electronic Design A research team at the University of Arkansas has invented a high-frequency matrix converter that will convert renewable energy from a variety of sources into a ...

Solar power gaining popularity on South Arkansas farms - Magnoliareporter
7/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Solar power gaining popularity on South Arkansas farms    Magnoliareporter Fields across Arkansas seem to be sprouting solar panels as multiple growers take advantage of the one thing they can count on: the sun.

Big River Steel Expanding Osceola, Arkansas Flex Mill - Business Facilities Magazine
7/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Big River Steel Expanding Osceola, Arkansas Flex Mill    Business Facilities Magazine Big River Steel is investing $1.2 billion in an expansion of its LEED-certified, Osceola, AR-based scrap recycling and steel production facility. The expansion will ...

Arkansas Students Prepare For Cross-Country Solar Road Trip - KUAR
5/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Students Prepare For Cross-Country Solar Road Trip    KUAR A group of 10 students from LISA Academy North charter school in North Little Rock are preparing for a journey of almost 1,500 miles in the solar powered car ...

Entergy, NextEra Energy Resources celebrate commissioning of Arkansas' largest universal solar energy project - PR Newswire
5/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Entergy, NextEra Energy Resources celebrate commissioning of Arkansas' largest universal solar energy project    PR Newswire STUTTGART, Ark., May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- State and local leaders joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources (NYSE: NEE) and Entergy ...

Arkansas Public Service Commission Approves Wind Catcher Project - PR Newswire
5/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Public Service Commission Approves Wind Catcher Project    PR Newswire SHREVEPORT, La., May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, today ...

Don’t Let New York Drive Energy Policy for Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas - National Review
5/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Don’t Let New York Drive Energy Policy for Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas    National Review Not *content* with fouling up its own energy policy, New York — with some of the country's highest electricity rates — wants to foul up Arkansas's, Louisiana's, and ...

AEP, owner of SWEPCO, announces accelerated move away from coal to renewable energy - Arkansas Times
2/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
AEP, owner of SWEPCO, announces accelerated move away from coal to renewable energy    Arkansas Times AEP, or American Electric Power, was once the biggest user of coal to generate electricity. It announced today a continuation of a change in direction away from ...

University of Arkansas Research May Lead to New Source of Green Energy - Newswise
1/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
University of Arkansas Research May Lead to New Source of Green Energy    Newswise Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.

Arkansas Business: Clean Line wind power project across Arkansas appears dead - Arkansas Times
1/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Business: Clean Line wind power project across Arkansas appears dead    Arkansas Times Arkansas Business reports that the Clean Line project to carry wind-generated power from Oklahoma to Tennessee via a line crossing Arkansas is all but dead.

Arkansas city commits to 100% renewable energy - Windpower Engineering
1/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas city commits to 100% renewable energy    Windpower Engineering The City of Fayetteville became the first municipality in Arkansas to commit to transition to 100% clean and renewable sources of energy, as reported by.

Solar advocates get unlikely boost from GOP lawmaker at pivotal rule hearing - Arkansas Times
11/30/2017 3:00:00 AM
Solar advocates get unlikely boost from GOP lawmaker at pivotal rule hearing    Arkansas Times At a packed public meeting Thursday, the Arkansas Public *Service* Commission heard testimony in advance of a major decision on net metering that could ...

As costs go down, solar power rises in Arkansas; homeowners, businesses installing panels - Arkansas Online
10/22/2017 3:00:00 AM
As costs go down, solar power rises in Arkansas; homeowners, businesses installing panels    Arkansas Online RUSSELLVILLE -- In the shadow of factories and white plumes of air from the Nuclear One power plant, 30 solar panels sit atop Joshua's Fine Jewelry in ...

Clarksville Light & Water Company And Scenic Hill Solar Partner For Arkansas's Largest Solar Power Plant For A Municipal Utility - PR Newswire
6/29/2017 3:00:00 AM
Clarksville Light & Water Company And Scenic Hill Solar Partner For Arkansas's Largest Solar Power Plant For A Municipal Utility    PR Newswire LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clarksville Light & Water Company has partnered with Scenic Hill Solar to build Arkansas's ...

Study demonstrates a better way to store renewable energy - Phys.Org
6/22/2017 3:00:00 AM
Study demonstrates a better way to store renewable energy    Phys.Org In an effort to find better ways to store renewable energy, physicists at the University of Arkansas, in collaboration with a scientist at the Luxembourg Institute of ...

How A Team Blew The Lid Off The Arkansas Solar Market - Solar Industry
5/19/2017 3:00:00 AM
How A Team Blew The Lid Off The Arkansas Solar Market    Solar Industry Two electric cooperatives, one defense contractor, a solar developer – and a whole lot of other people who had never talked or thought much about renewable ...

Entergy, NextEra Energy Resources break ground on Arkansas' largest universal solar energy project - PR Newswire
5/9/2017 3:00:00 AM
Entergy, NextEra Energy Resources break ground on Arkansas' largest universal solar energy project    PR Newswire STUTTGART, Ark., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Local leaders joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources (NYSE: NEE) and Entergy Arkansas (NYSE: ...

Bringing Up Arkansas's 'F' In Solar - KUAR
10/4/2016 3:00:00 AM
Bringing Up Arkansas's 'F' In Solar    KUAR Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation's 76-acre, 12 megawatt solar farm in East Camden accounts for roughly 20 percent of its production. It's by far the ...

Research team invents electrical power converter for renewable energy - Phys.Org
4/27/2015 3:00:00 AM
Research team invents electrical power converter for renewable energy    Phys.Org Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have invented a novel electrical power converter system that simultaneously accepts power from a variety ...