In 2010, the Arkansas government introduced an energy efficiency obligation for all sectors except transport, covering electricity and gas. The obligation seeks to achieve an energy savings of 249 GWh per year, and an incremental energy savings of 0.1% when compared to total fuel consumption.
Obligated parties include electricity and natural gas utilities. For programme year 2015, the base year for measurement is 2013. The target for electric utilities is 0.90% of 2013 sales, and the target for natural gas utilities is 0.50% of 2013 sales.