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AAEA continues to influence the state’s energy policy landscape focusing on initiatives that will expand business opportunities for Arkansas

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

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Current News

  1. Local Government Energy Efficiency Project Bond Program Awaits Governor’s Signature

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Association // April 1, 2015

    Little Rock, AR – Legislation to enable Arkansas cities and counties to save energy costs and create local jobs cleared its final legislative hurdle when the House of Representatives voted to approve it today. The Local Government Energy Efficiency Project Bond Act, SB 869, sponsored by Senator David Johnson (D-Little Rock) and Representative Warwick Sabin (D-Little Rock) to allow Arkansas cities and counties to issue bonds for energy efficiency improvements was approved by the Arkansas House today and will become law with Governor’s Asa Hutchinson’s expected signature.

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  2. Survey: Arkansas Voters Support EPA’s Carbon Emission Rules, Hutchinson Administration Preps For Legal Battle

    Talk Business // March 19, 2015

    As the Hutchinson administration prepares to battle the federal Environment Protection Agency on its plan to shutter the state’s fleet of coal-fired power plants, the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association (AAEA) released a poll Thursday (March 19) saying that most Arkansas voters strongly support “advanced energy and a transition to a low carbon economy.”

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  3. Voter support for clean energy launches public advocacy initiative, Arkansas Energy Now

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Association // March 18, 2015

    Little Rock, AR – A recent poll showing that Arkansas voters overwhelmingly support advanced energy and a transition to a low carbon economy has prompted the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association (AAEA) to launch a new public education and advocacy initiative called “Arkansas Energy Now.” Arkansas based, Impact Management Group conducted the poll for the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation.

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  4. Renewable Energy, Clean Power Plan Popular Among Arkansas Voters

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation // March 18, 2015

    Little Rock, AR – Two-thirds of Arkansas voters support proposed rules by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that require Arkansas power companies to significantly reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emissions released by their coal-fired electricity generating plants, according to a new poll commissioned by the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation (AAEF) and released today.

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