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Entergy Arkansas' David Wasson (far right) and other volunteers plant native seeds along the new river channel.
Entergy Arkansas' David Wasson (far right) and other volunteers plant native seeds along the new river channel.
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Entergy Arkansas Helps With Saline Solution
10/29/2021

The Nature Conservancy had removed a major barrier, an old, washed-out road and culvert system, from this site situated along a tributary to the Alum Fork of the Saline River. The crossing here had been impassable for years, yet was causing erosion that ultimately landed in the Saline River, and that was preventing fish from migrating up and down the river system. THC had a solution, and Entergy was happy to have the opportunity to help.

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Sara Russell-Lingo, Entergy Arkansas' first female lineworker.
Sara Russell-Lingo, Entergy Arkansas' first female lineworker.
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Entergy Arkansas’ First Female Line Worker ‘Loves the Adventure’
10/29/2021

Sara Russell-Lingo didn’t set out to make history. But after a few post-high-school years of dead-end warehouse jobs and a stint in retail, “I was looking for a career.”

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Like Searcy Solar, shown here, West Memphis Solar will produce utility-scale electricity from sunshine..
Like Searcy Solar, shown here, West Memphis Solar will produce utility-scale electricity from sunshine..
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Proposed West Memphis Facility to be Company's Largest Solar Project, So Far
06/11/2021

As part of its commitment to provide more renewable resources, Entergy Arkansas plans to add a large-scale solar farm of 180 megawatts on 1,600 acres near West Memphis in 2023.

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Panel by photovoltaic panel, Searcy Solar is coming together.
Panel by photovoltaic panel, Searcy Solar is coming together.
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Searcy Solar Set to Begin Turning Sunshine into Electricity in December
06/11/2021

Construction of the Searcy Solar power generating plant is about halfway complete. When the facility goes online by the end of this year, it will have a capacity of 100 megawatts of emission-free power.

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Carpenter Dam has been generating electricity for Entergy Arkansas customers since 1931.
Carpenter Dam has been generating electricity for Entergy Arkansas customers since 1931.
From Sawdust to Sunshine: A Brief History of Entergy Arkansas Power Generation
06/11/2021

Arkansas Power and Light founder Harvey Couch made a deal in 1913 to purchase sawdust – the company’s first fuel source – to burn and power a steam-powered turbine and send power through a 20-mile transmission line to customers in Malvern and Arkadelphia.

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Panel by panel, Searcy Solar is preparing to bask in the sunshine.
Panel by panel, Searcy Solar is preparing to bask in the sunshine.
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Searcy Solar Set to Begin Turning Sunshine into Electricity in December
05/12/2021

Construction of the Searcy Solar power generating plant is about 42% complete. When the facility goes online by the end of this year, 100 megawatts of emission-free power will begin flowing from the plant’s more than 350,000 solar panels onto the Entergy Arkansas electric grid.

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COSTS OF EVERYDAY ITEMS HAVE CHANGED
COSTS OF EVERYDAY ITEMS HAVE CHANGED
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Electricity Versus a Cup of Coffee - the Cost of Each May Surprise You
10/28/2020

As I sit here on the couch with my laptop and drink a cold soda, the TV humming in the background and my ceiling fan cooling my sweaty self after hanging holiday lights, I am keenly aware of all the electricity I’m using.

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STUTTGART SOLAR ENTERGY PANELS CAN PRODUCE 81 MEGAWATTS OF POWER
STUTTGART SOLAR ENTERGY PANELS CAN PRODUCE 81 MEGAWATTS OF POWER
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Solar Energy Purchase Option B Approved for Tax-exempt Entities
10/07/2020

The future is brighter for 61 Entergy Arkansas tax-exempt customers who will soon reap the benefits of emissions-free solar power without the burden of buying, contracting, installing or maintaining solar panels on their properties.

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Mix of Power Generation Crucial in Preventing Brownout Power Outages
09/15/2020

While sunshine is a somewhat boundless source, it has its limitations. There’s still energy needed around the clock, day or night.

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