Steve Patterson, 501-537-0190,
Mollie Merry Campbell, 501-537-0190,

LITTLE ROCK – There are only a few days remaining for people to register for the “Solar Powering Your Community Workshop” scheduled for Thursday, May 5 at the Clinton Presidential Center and cosponsored by the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation.

Part of the Department of Energy’s Sunshot Initiative, the five-hour workshop is free with advanced registration required. Other cosponsors include the Clinton Foundation Clinton Climate Initiative, Little Rock Sustainability Commission and the U.S. Green Building Council-Arkansas. Area advanced energy business leaders, policy makers and other interested parties are invited to attend.

The interactive workshop begins at 10:00 a.m. and will focus on an overview of solar technology; why solar is viable for this region; creating a solar-ready environment and innovative financing options for solar.

Online registration is available until April 26 at: Attendance at the event is worth four AICP CM credits.

Click here for the event flyer and more information.


The Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation, a nonprofit organization, was established in 2011. The foundation, which operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, performs research, public education and economic and workforce development in support of its mission to create jobs and grow the advanced energy sector and Arkansas’ economy as a whole.

Building on President Clinton’s longstanding commitment to the environment, the Clinton Climate Initiative develops scalable projects that can be tailored to local conditions while also serving as innovative models for tackling global climate change. This approach helps provide real-world demonstrations of how we can cut emissions while compressing the timeframe for delivering real progress.