Our Generation Facilities

Wind, solar and hydro energy sources comprise 18 percent of our diverse portfolio of energy resources!


The smart solution to providing the power we need is to do what’s right for the environment and the members we serve by using a balanced combination of generation resources. With more than 500,000 members in 74 counties throughout Arkansas, the 17 distribution cooperatives and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. utilize wind, water, biomass, solar energy, natural gas and the cleanest coal technology available to power communities throughout the state.  See more at: www.themixmatters.com

Since the 1980s, the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas have spurred the development of more in renewable energy than any other entity in the State of Arkansas. In 2015, through a partnership with a corporate member, the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas built the first utility-scale solar farm in the state.  Individual distribution cooperatives are installing solar generation facilities across the state. In 2015, the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas established a subsidiary, Today's Power, Inc, (TPI) which is an authorized distributor and installer for Ten K Solar photovoltaic systems in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Missouri.

Through these efforts, we are committed to providing affordable and reliable electricity that allows your business to operate cost effectively while aligning with your corporate social responsibility goals.

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In 1940, 112,050 of 1.95 million Residents in Arkansas had Electricity

In 1937, the first electric cooperative utility pole was erected in Arkansas by First Electric Cooperative in Jacksonville, marking the development of a system that now covers 60 percent of the state's land area.