City proposes net-metering policy

by Marc Hayot Staff Writer n mhayot@nwadg.com | May 31, 2020 City Hall City board members heard the first reading of Ordinance 20-10 regarding net-metering during the city board meeting on May 19. This ordinance proposes change to the current renewable energy policy...

Louisiana approves $1 billion wind farm project

by Jeff Della Rosa (JDellaRosa@nwabj.com)  May 27, 2020 Southwestern Electric Power Co., a company of Columbus, Ohio-based utility American Electric Power, has received regulatory approval from Louisiana for its plan to invest $1.01 billion to acquire three wind farms...

Clean energy unemployment reaches 17.8%

AUTHOR Kristin Musulin@kristinmusulin UPDATED May 14 2020   First published on UPDATE, May 14, 2020: More than 447,000 clean energy workers filed unemployment claims in April, resulting in a total of nearly 600,000 industry workers that have lost their jobs since...

WashCo solar energy project goes live

by: Megan Wilson Posted: May 5, 2020 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The future’s looking brighter for Washington County. The county’s solar energy project is online and is producing electricity for county buildings. It’s part of an $8 million energy upgrade that was...