Energy and Environment Innovation Planning

The Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ), City of Fort Smith, Metroplan, and Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission (NWARPC) are leading an initiative to develop Energy and Environment Innovation (EEI) plans that enable access to and enhance Arkansas's competitiveness for federal funding for energy infrastructure. The plans will support investment in technologies and practices that reduce pollutant emissions, create high-quality jobs, and spur economic growth in the state.

Energy and Environment Innovation Plans

Priority Action Plan

Due March 1, 2024


Comprehensive Action Plan

Due July 5, 2025


Status Report

Due July 7, 2027


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Help us identify opportunities to incentivize investments in efficiency and sustainability technologies and practices to include in EEI plans!


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