As the business voice for advanced energy in Arkansas, AAEA is dedicated to growing Arkansas’s economy through expanded utilization of advanced energy technologies that make our energy supply more secure, clean and affordable.
Today, 770 advanced energy companies with a workforce of 25,000 people are doing business in our state, according to research commissioned by the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation (AAEF). The advanced energy economy contributes $2.8 billion in economic output to Arkansas, per analysis conducted by the UALR Arkansas Economic Development Institute. Arkansas’s advanced energy industry has a key role to play in our state’s economy as the advanced energy transition continues. AAEA is focused on legislative policies and regulatory decisions that will allow the market to expand as demand and innovation advances.