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Last updated on Thursday, January 15, 2015, 2:42 pm

A Texas-based energy company is in the planning phase of building a 311-acre wind farm in Washington County, which would be the first in Arkansas.

Texas Firm Planning 80-Megawatt Wind Farm Near Elm Springs

A Texas-based energy company is in the planning phase of building a 311-acre, 80-megawatt wind farm in Washington County, which would be the first in Arkansas. Dragonfly Industries International LLC of Frisco is expected to submit a large-scale development plan at some point to the Elm Springs Planning Commission. The potential site is near Elm Springs at the westernmost intersection of Brush Creek and Kenneth Price roads, and at full-stage, the 80-megawatt farm could power more than 26,000 homes. “We have projects in the United Kingdom and in Europe, and Arkansas would be our first in the U.S.,” said Jody Davis, Dragonfly’s CEO. “We wanted to introduce Arkansas to renewable energy. Northwest Arkansas is very underestimated in its ability to produce wind power. We’re... [ MORE ]

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