Northwest Arkansas Relies On Coal And Gas, Few Renewables
Posted: April 22, 2014 at 5 a.m.
The warnings against "business as usual" in generating electricity get louder every year, but coal and natural gas provide most of Northwest Arkansas' power and likely will be for some time.
At A Glance
Northwest Arkansas Power By Source
• Coal: 65 percent
• Natural gas: 21 percent
• Hydropower: 5 percent
• Wind: 5 percent
• Nuclear and other: 4 percent
Source: Staff Report
This story is only available from our archives.