American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

The purposes of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 are to:

  • preserve and create jobs;
  • promote economic recovery;
  • assist those most impacted by the recession;
  • provide investments needed to increase economic efficiency by spurring technological advances in science and health;
  • invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits; and
  • stabilize state and local government budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in essential services and counterproductive state and local tax increases.

To that end, Arkansas will receive the following funding from ARRA to go towards energy-related projects:

Stimulus Money Table 

To learn more about the projects the Arkansas Energy Office is responsible for (those highlighted in pink), click on the topics under "Recovery 2009" in the menu to the left.

  • Stimulus Information

    Learn more about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

    Federal Stimulus Website >>

    Arkansas Stimulus Website >>

  • DOE's Stimulus Website

    Learn more about how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will affect the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Click here >>

  • DOE's Weatherization Assistance Program

    Learn more about DOE's Weatherization Assistance Program, which is handled by Arkansas' Department of Human Services.

    Click here >>


    The Weatherization Assistance Program provides funds to conserve energy in the homes of low-income people, with emphasis on elderly, handicapped, and families with children.

    This program is administered by the Arkansas Department of Human Services.

    To learn more >>