LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 22, 2014) – On Wednesday, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) lauded Arkansas for its progress in enacting aggressive energy efficiency measures.
Arkansas was named as one of four "most improved" states along with Kentucky, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia, moving up six spots from its 2013 ranking.
Specifically, the ACEEE noted that "[Arkansas's] budgets for electric efficiency programs increased 30 percent between 2012 and 2013, while electricity savings more than tripled."
In response, the Sierra Club of Arkansas issued the following statement from Glen Hooks, Chapter Director: