(a) (1) Each public utility shall annually furnish to the Arkansas Public Service Commission for its review a report containing a forecast of loads and resources and describing the major utility facilities which, in the judgment of the utility, will be required to supply system demands during the forecast period.
(2) The forecast shall cover a period of at least two (2) calendar years next succeeding the date of the report, and such additional longer-range forecast reports as the commission may find necessary and may require by rule or regulation from time to time.
(3) All such reports shall be available to public inspection. A copy of any report shall be furnished by the commission to any municipality, county, or government agency charged with the duty of protecting the environment or the duty of planning land use if that agency requests a copy of such a report in writing.
(4) The report shall be in such form and shall contain such information as may be reasonably prescribed by the commission by rule or regulation.
(b) Pursuant to this section, the commission may also require each public utility to furnish from time to time reports concerning actions taken by the utility to encourage the conservation of energy by its customers.