Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced today that Rick Riley, president and chief executive officer of Entergy Arkansas Inc., will be named senior vice president of distribution operations and asset management.
The residents of Little Rock, Bryant, Benton, Hot Springs, Fountain Lake, Lonsdale, and Malvern, and other surrounding communities and areas of Pulaski, Saline, Garland, and Hot Spring Counties, as well as other interested persons are cordially invited to participate in a drop-in open house June 26 or 27 to discuss the construction of a 500 kV Substation and transmission line project proposed by Entergy Arkansas, Inc.
Entergy Arkansas is proud to be recognized by the Department of Labor for the apprenticeship program offered to craft employees. All line workers with Entergy Arkansas go through a comprehensive four-year apprentice program that has been developed in partnership with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Entergy Arkansas recently awarded $20,000 to the University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. The grant will help fund this year’s Learning Institute and Opportunities for New Students (LIONS) program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
State and local leaders joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources and Entergy Arkansas this morning to celebrate the commissioning of Arkansas’ largest universal solar energy project – the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center.
John Bethel has been named the director of public affairs for Entergy Arkansas, Inc. He replaces Paul Means, who retired after 37 years at Entergy Arkansas. Like Means, Bethel’s primary area of responsibility will be at the State Capitol.
Earlier this year, Congress passed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Governor Asa Hutchinson then requested prompt action by the Arkansas Public Service Commission to pass that benefit on to customers as quickly as possible. As a result, in April 2018, customers began seeing a credit on their Entergy Arkansas bill as line item “Tax Cuts & Jobs Act Credit.”
Love it or hate it, we will be moving clocks ahead and planning spring projects when daylight saving time starts this weekend. Whether you are taking advantage of the extra sunshine to make home improvements, garden or enjoy some fresh air, now is a good time to brush up on your outdoor safety knowledge.
Entergy Arkansas, Inc. filed its plan on Tuesday to provide customers approximately $466 million in benefits as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Cold weather and electricity usage were on the rise in Arkansas in late December and early January. Some Entergy Arkansas customers, as a result, are experiencing higher-than-normal electricity bills. It also happens that this increase in usage coincides with new rates that took effect for 2018.
Among the winners during this year’s Super Bowl weekend are Entergy Arkansas’ customers receiving free tax prep during Super Tax Day Feb. 3.
Our power reliability coordinator, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, is requesting Entergy customers voluntarily reduce their electricity usage on Thursday, Jan. 18, between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Extremely cold temperatures have hit Arkansas. While there has been no significant precipitation in the Entergy Arkansas territory, cold weather alone can lead to power outages, some of which may take longer to restore than normal.
Little Rock, Ark. – Danny Games has been hired to serve as director of business and economic development for Entergy Arkansas, Inc., replacing Mike Maulden, who is retiring in January.
Most of us don’t think of putting safety on the Christmas list each year. But too many preventable accidents happen while families are celebrating the holidays. Entergy Arkansas put together a safety list to keep your season merry and bright.
Gerardo Galdamez, an Entergy Arkansas, Inc. project manager for energy efficiency, received the Advanced Energy Rising Star Award at the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association Annual Meeting and Policy Conference today.
Melanie Taylor has been named vice president of customer service for Entergy Arkansas. In this role, which she assumes immediately, the Pocahontas , Ark. native will lead Entergy Arkansas’ customer service group, which includes 680 engineering, distribution operations and customer service employees in the 63 counties that the utility serves. Taylor has been serving as the interim VP of customer service since June.
Contract workers for Entergy Arkansas, Inc. will be trimming trees near power lines in the Searcy area through November.
Notice is hereby given that Entergy Arkansas, Inc. (EAI or the Company) will file with the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC or the Commission), on or about July 7, 2017, an Application for Approval of a Rate Adjustment and Evaluation Report pursuant to Rate Schedule No. 44, Formula Rate Plan Rider (Rider FRP). The Company requests an order approving its proposed Rider FRP Rate Adjustment by December 13, 2017. If the Commission does not issue a final order by such date, the proposed Rate Adjustment shall become effective on January 2, 2018 for the first billing cycle of January 2018, subject to refund.
Arkansas was hit by a round of severe weather overnight Saturday, May 27. The storm caused damage to the electrical system and outages statewide.
Crews spread across the state have restored power to more than 85 percent of the peak of 71,000 Entergy Arkansas customers hit by severe weather over the weekend.
NEWPORT, Ark. – Energy efficiency incentives from Entergy Arkansas, Inc. are helping Southwest Steel Processing, LLC Newport manufacturing plant save money by reducing the amount of electricity required to produce steel forgings.
On Super Bowl weekend, Entergy Arkansas and the EITC Coalition volunteers are kicking off the tax season by making sure the big winners are local customers who claim their Earned Income Tax Credit.
Families in Arkansas struggling with food insecurity are among the beneficiaries of the Entergy Charitable Foundation’s second round of grants awarded in 2016.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – People in Arkansas joined most of the country by setting their clocks back one hour on Nov. 6, marking the end of daylight savings time. With daylight growing shorter, now is a good time to consider outdoor security lighting, an economical and effective crime-prevention tool.
Entergy Arkansas is proud to stand today with its fellow electric companies, as well as utilities in the natural gas and water sectors, to observe the inaugural Utilities United Against Scams Day (UUAS Day) on Wednesday, November 16.
Entergy Arkansas, Inc. Announces Redemption of First Mortgage Bonds, 5.75% Series due November 1, 2040
Arkansas School for the Deaf students are among the beneficiaries of the Entergy Charitable Foundation’s grants for the first half of 2016.
As of 7 p.m., Entergy Arkansas line crews, contractors and tree trimmers have restored power to all but 2,800 of the 138,000 customers who were left in the dark after a severe storm hit the state Thursday night.
Entergy Arkansas line crews, contractors and tree trimmers have restored power to 112,000 of the 138,000 customers who were left in the dark after severe storm hit the state Thursday night. Almost 2,000 workers from 14 other states have converged on Arkansas to repair storm damage and will work 16-hour days until the job is complete. These include linemen, vegetation workers and support personnel. The crews began arriving throughout the day Friday.
Entergy Arkansas line crews, contractors and tree trimmers have reclaimed a good portion of the service area impacted by severe thunderstorms, lightning and record-breaking wind gusts.
The heat is on! While summer temperatures are reaching sweltering levels outside, you can stay one step ahead of their effect on your energy bill by implementing some simple and efficient solutions inside your home or business.
Notice is hereby given that Entergy Arkansas, Inc. (EAI) will file with the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC), on or about July 22, 2016, an Application for Approval of a Rate Adjustment and Evaluation Report pursuant to Rate Schedule No. 44, Formula Rate Plan Rider (Rider FRP). The Company requests an order approving its proposed Rider FRP Rate Adjustment by December 9, 2016. If the Commission does not issue a final order by such date, the proposed Rate Adjustment shall become effective on December 30, 2016 for the first billing cycle of January 2017, subject to refund.
Entergy is marking a special day Monday, April 18, when it honors its frontline workers on National Lineman Appreciation Day. The designation was established by the U.S. Senate in 2013 in recognition of those who work tirelessly to keep the lights on in our communities.
Arkansas native and 18-year Entergy veteran Melanie Taylor has been hired as the utility’s new director of customer service for the utility’s central region in Little Rock, Entergy Arkansas, Inc. announced today.
Chan Tucker, a 16-year Entergy Arkansas veteran, has been named the new Entergy Arkansas southeast region manager. He replaces Clarence Irby, who accepted a similar job in his home state of Mississippi.
Jackson, Mississippi – Expanding workforce training and readiness programs in Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana is the purpose of a new $250,000 grant to Jobs for America’s Graduates from Entergy Corporation.
Taking a major step toward providing additional efficient, clean energy resources for new and existing customers and modernizing the company’s power generation fleet, Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced that its subsidiaries, Entergy Arkansas, Inc., Entergy Louisiana, LLC, and Entergy New Orleans, Inc., closed their purchase of the 1,980-megawatt (summer rating) Union Power Station located near El Dorado, Arkansas. The purchase was closed on Thursday.
During LIHEAP Action Day March 2, Entergy Arkansas representatives and community partners will be making the case for increased funding of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The funding goal is at least $4.7 billion for 2017.
Customer Bills Benefit from Current Energy Market LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- When Entergy Arkansas, Inc. files its annual "fuel and purchased power cost" adjustment this spring, the resulting rate decrease will largely offset a projected increase that will result from a base rate settlement proposal if the settlement is approved by the Arkansas Public Service Commission.
At Super Tax Day on Feb. 6, at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds Arts and Crafts Building in Little Rock and at local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites, Entergy Arkansas is sponsoring free tax preparation for working families provided by local volunteers and community advocates. Volunteers certified by the Internal Revenue Service help local residents determine if they qualify for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit program and other refunds and credits due.
With a wintry mix of snow and ice expected to arrive in some parts of the state tonight, Entergy Arkansas, Inc. crews have spent the better part of this week preparing to mobilize ahead of the winter storm.
The Entergy Charitable Foundation is powering life in Arkansas communities with recent grants to nonprofit partners totaling more than $290,000. Charitable organizations may apply for support by completing the application form by Feb. 1, 2016.
Just in time for winter's arrival, children at Geyer Springs Gifted and Talented Academy will suit up in new coats this season thanks to a partnership between the Local Firefighters Union 34 and Entergy Arkansas, Inc.
In the holiday movie classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Clark Griswold sets out to create a good old-fashioned family Christmas. He lights the outside of his house with 25,000 twinkling lights, which at first fail to work (due to his faulty wiring) and then temporarily cause a city-wide power shortage and wreak havoc for his neighbors.
Arkansas residents will be joining most of the country by setting their clocks back one hour on Nov. 2, marking the end of daylight saving time. With daylight growing shorter, now is a good time to consider outdoor security lighting, an economical and effective crime-prevention tool.
What does the power company do with a spare portable electricity generator? One option is to sell it. Another is to donate it to someone who will put it to good use serving the public. For the back-up generator at historic Remmel Dam, it was Option B. And the Joplin, Ark. Volunteer Fire Department is grateful.
At 7 a.m. today the remaining two massive components of the Robert E. Ritchie power plant came crashing to the ground as a controlled implosion toppled what was left of the 51-year-old generating facility.
Triple-digit temperatures have returned to Arkansas, but don't let your electric bills climb along with the mercury. By taking steps to be more energy-efficient, your air conditioner will run less which will help keep your electricity bill down.
The Entergy Charitable Foundation recently awarded Arkansas organizations more than $48,000 in grants to help create and sustain thriving communities.
After serving a 34-year distinguished career at Entergy, with 16 at the helm of Arkansas’ largest utility, Hugh McDonald, president and CEO of Entergy Arkansas, Inc., will retire in 2016, Entergy Corp. announced today.
Entergy Arkansas is working with law enforcement authorities after scam artists used the utility's return address in an online job offer scam.
Southwest Steel Processing, LLC in Newport earned $335,739 in rebates from Entergy Arkansas, Inc. in May 2015 for participating in a program that provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to upgrade their facilities with more energy-efficient equipment.
Customers saved an estimated $46 million during the first year of Entergy Arkansas' membership in MISO, formally known as the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc.
Warmer springtime temperatures sometimes mean getting outside to tackle those landscape-improvement jobs planned over the winter. Anytime digging is involved, Entergy Arkansas reminds you to get a firm grasp on your phone first and call 811.
Economic development and electrical system modernization are the hallmarks of Entergy Arkansas' blueprint to enhance reliability and provide the power to grow business in the state.
Arkansas' Largest Utility Adds State's Largest Solar Project to Generation Portfolio.
With a projected investment of $62.2 million, Entergy Arkansas will begin constructing a new transmission line from Monticello to Reed in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Entergy today received the Edison Electric Institute's Emergency Recovery Award to recognize the company's exceptional power restoration efforts during five different storm events over the course of the past year.
Entergy Arkansas Inc. is expected to complete restoration work Thursday less than 48 hours after a winter storm shut down much of the state.
Entergy Arkansas, Inc. has requested an additional 1,000 workers to the 1,000 it requested on Tuesday to be positioned around the state in preparation for possible outages caused by snow, freezing rain and possible wind gusts above 25 mph.
Icy Conditions Impede Restoration Progress
Entergy Arkansas, Inc. crews are preparing to respond to Sunday evening’s winter storm by positioning themselves in areas across the state that are expected to be impacted by severe weather.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Entergy Arkansas and the Central Arkansas EITC Coalition are helping working families who qualify for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit receive average refunds of $2,500 or more through Super Tax Day events presented by Entergy at local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites. On Saturday, Jan. 31.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Entergy Charitable Foundation recently awarded $25,550 in grants to boost low-income initiatives as well as enhance educational and literacy programs in communities served by Entergy Arkansas.
Company’s activities help strengthen communities, create jobs and boost the economy
Arkansas Investment in Efficient Modern Unit Will Help Meet Energy Needs
New centralized location represents $23-million investment, houses up to 70 employees
An interactive event that invites the audience, through collaboration and "birds-eye view" fun
Entergy Reminds Customers Security Lighting Can Make a Difference