Now Accepting Applications for the

Arkansas Energy Technology Loan Fund

Energy management tools and resources are available for design professionals, owners and managers of industrial facilities.   For example, energy assessments of plants' steam systems can identify opportunities for substantial savings.  Effective energy management can reduce utility bills and optimize energy use.

Industrial Technologies Program Activities in Arkansas

The Department of Energy's Industrial Technologies Program can help industry use energy more efficiently. Arkansas-specific information includes:

  • economic indicators and a snap shot of industrial energy use
  • links on training opportunities to help improve industrial energy consumption
  • list of contacts to experts who can provide services and resources to help reduce energy consumption

Arkansas Industrial Energy Assessment Project

The Department of Energy's Save Energy Now! program, provides four energy-consuming industries in Arkansas with energy saving assessments and implementation assistance. The project will measure and report the actual savings that results from implementing the energy-saving options. Find out more about the Save Energy Now program.

Riceland Foods - a 2007 Energy Champion

Riceland Foods in Stuttgart, Arkansas, was recognized as a "2007 Energy Champion." Only fifty eight companies in the United States were awarded this designation in 2007 because they saved over 250,000 million BTUs annually or reduced their energy consumption by 15 percent.

To qualify for an award a company must participate in a Save Energy Now energy assessment and report the progress on schedule. The assessment can be completed by an Energy Expert or an Industrial Assessment Center. For more information read the Save Energy Now Recognition Guildlines (PDF 183KB).

  • Arkansas Energy Technology Loan Fund

    Now accepting loan applications for industrial energy efficiency and clean technology projects. 

  • Arkansas Industrial Energy Clearinghouse

    The Arkansas Energy Office, Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions and the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville have created a new organization that will assist Arkansas manufacturers with energy efficiency efforts.

    Visit the AIEC website >>

  • Home Energy Affordability Loan (HEAL) Program

    The Home Energy Affordability Loan (HEAL) program helps participating businesses reduce their utility expenditures and assist their employees with energy saving measures in the home.

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  • Arkansas Green Technology Grant Program

    The goal of this project is to provide grants targeted to support clean technology companies in Arkansas that make or sell products that contribute to renewable energy (RE) production or storage, energy efficiency (EE), or that result in an overall reduction in energy use in the state economy. Read More>>