Economic Gateway http://www.wearearkansas.com Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Economic Development News RSS Feed Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:44:44 -0700 en-us 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... Predictive analytics broadens the world for real-estate brokers http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11470 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 I recently read a blog post that suggested, “data can be seen as the voice of the customers, and data science as an act of interpretation.” Homing in on the voice of the customer... What does the Baxter Medical Facility Expansion mean for the community? http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=10514 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Baxter International Inc. is planning on expanding the Arkansas manufacturing facility in its Mountain Home over the next five years. This means that there will be approximately 225 new full-time jobs... Gov. Hutchinson praises tourism industry; Henry Award winners announced http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11469 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The 2017 Governor’s Conference on Tourism wrapped up Tuesday (March 14) with its Henry Award winners coming from a broad swath of the state, including Eureka Springs, Fort Smith, Texarkana and W... Learn about Farmers Electric Cooperative http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=10515 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Member-owned Farmer Electric Cooperative started in 1937 and was formed to improve the quality of life for rural Arkansans. The cooperative is a proud sponsor of the Farm Family of Year award given... Three Arkansas startup companies to present at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11468 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Three central Arkansas startups, Cocoa Belle Chocolates, RaftUp, and ClinicPass, have been chosen by the Delta Regional Authority to be part of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, March 19-2... Energy Diversity in Arkansas Means Greater Reliability And Afordability http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=10513 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas (ECOA) developed a network of power generation plants and distribution partners so that individuals and businesses in Arkansas can have consistent access to relia... Co-op Tradition at Top of the Pole http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=11467 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It was nearly 40 years ago, but Craighead Electric Cooperative CEO Brian Duncan still remembers the words of “old school lineman” L.A. Carter to young maintenance crews. “[Carter]... Ozarks Electric Cooperative Suggests Ways to Save Energy http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=10223 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Ozarks Electric Cooperative (OEC) not only wants to help you save energy but at the same time save some money, from the heating and cooling system to the lighting and much more. The team at OEC goe... What does Mississippi County Electric Cooperative offer the community? http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=10222 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The mission of Mississippi County Electric Cooperative is to improve the quality of life for all members by providing reliable, safe and affordable electricity. Not only that but the company assist... Learn about the C&L Electric Cooperative http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=10221 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Founded in 1938, the C&L Electric Cooperative is member-owned and community centered. The C and L stand for Cleveland and Lincoln counties where the cooperative originated. The cooperative is p... Aerojet Rocketdyne buys solar array and expands facility http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=10220 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Housed in Highland Park Industrial Park in Camden, Aerojet Rocketdyne has shown their dedication to clean energy by purchasing power from the new large scale solar array recently opened near Highland ... Success Story of ERMCO http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=9779 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Did you know that Today’s Power, Inc. (TPI) energized a solar project at Electric Research and Manufacturing Cooperative, Inc., (ERMCO)? That’s right – the company powered a 500-kilo... Peco Foods Delivers $35M Boost for Corning's Bruised Economy http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=9296 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The opening of the Peco feed mill in Corning earlier this year provided a glimmering counterpoint to the closing of the 44-year-old L.A. Darling plant. The $35 million investment by Peco Foods Inc.... 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 ... Helena Harbor gets back on track http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=7684 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A dedication for Enviro Tech Chemical Co.’s $15 million plant at the Helena Harbor on March 31, 2015, attracted more than 300 people, including Gov. Asa Hutchinson. But behind the scen...