Economic Gateway http://www.wearearkansas.com Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Economic Development News RSS Feed Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:23:40 -0700 en-us What’s the value of Equal Employment? http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=12363 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Most of us believe that equal employment has a place in the workforce. Recruiting, selecting, employing and promoting employees in any job without considering color, race, religion, sex, national orig... Learn about First Electric Cooperative http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=12362 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The largest cooperative of the seventeen distribution cooperatives in the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas network, First Electric Cooperative is a not for profit organization that serves over 91,000... Learn about Craighead Electric Cooperative http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=12361 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Craighead Electric Cooperative provides reliable, affordable electricity to their members by purchasing electricity wholesale from the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas. Not only does the cooperati... Learn about the Clay County Electric Cooperative http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11766 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Servicing counties in Arkansas and Missouri, the Clay County Electric Cooperative started in 1938. The cooperative was founded because major energy companies in the 1930s did not see a profit from bui... New Job Opportunities in Arkansas http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11765 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Sun Paper Mill will be the first Chinese company in Arkansas to build and open a new plant, which will result in not only a boost to the economy but provide many jobs. Furthermore, it will also be... What is the Story Behind The Petit Jean Electric Cooperative? http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11764 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The exciting and rich history of the Petit Jean Electric Cooperative spans over 60 years and has a history of significant economic developments at the state and national level. For those who rememb... What is Surge Protection? http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11763 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Surge and lightning protection can be a life-saving measure to protect your equipment and appliances from the expensive damage that can be caused by lightning or power surges. However, there are ma... What services are offered by North Arkansas Electric Cooperative? http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11762 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 North Arkansas Electric Cooperative (NAEC) provides members with high-efficiency security lights, to help brighten those dark areas, from the front yard to the driveway. Keep your family or busines... Success story of the solar array http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11173 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Ouachita Electric cooperative in Camden, Arkansas wants to add the 100 kilowatt AC solar array that was made by Today’s Power Inc., to their company profile. The solar array provides coop... Startup conference aims to help entrepreneurs get going http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11474 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The second annual Startup Weekend Texarkana will be held April 21-23 in the University Center at Texas A&M University-Texarkana, 7101 University Ave. Startup Weekend Texarkana, put on by Texark... Looking For some Smart Ways to Save Money? http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11172 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There are many ways to control costs and your local cooperative works hard to provide you with many energy saving tips to save on your electricity bill. We can work together to conserve energy, fro... Creating Opportunities for Rural America http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11473 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The diversity of Arkansas’s landscape makes the Natural State a truly unique environment. We can be proud of the resources that exist in our state that support a wide range of industries, intere... Broadband Now Offered From OzarkGo http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11171 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Ozarks Electric Cooperative recently partnered with OzarkGo for Broadband, or fiber-to-home, options for customers in some locations of Arkansas. Members in Fayetteville West, Farmington, Eddie Walker... 15 Benefits of Hiring Military Veterans http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11472 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It’s tough to find good help these days. According to one recent survey by Silicon Valley Bank, four out of five US businesses are planning to increase their headcount over the course of 20... Learn about the Carroll Electric Cooperative http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11170 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As a member of the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, the Carroll Electric Cooperative is dedicated to its customers and community. The cooperative stresses the importance of “vegetation mana... Economic development acts signed into law, targets startup and innovation sector http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11471 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (February 17, 2017) – Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law three acts on Wednesday, February 16, targeting growth in the state’s innovation and technology sec... Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative Youth Tour http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=10516 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 After the Senator Lyndon Johnson addressed the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), the Rural Electric Youth Tour was born. The tour shows young people the nation’s capital f... Solar Power On the Rise in Arkansas http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=8564 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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. The state’s largest solar array went ...