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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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Arkansas Nuclear One Investments Provide Powerhouse for Reliable Energy
08/25/2020

Entergy Arkansas was green long before green was a thing.

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The new Amazon Fulfillment Center under construction at the Little Rock Port in July.
The new Amazon Fulfillment Center under construction at the Little Rock Port in July.
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Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center and Second Delivery Station in Little Rock
07/16/2020

Amazon is building a massive fulfillment center at the Port of Little Rock that will open in in 2021 and employ more than 1,000 people.  

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THERE ARE SIMPLE WAYS TO CURB HOME ENERGY CONSUMPTION
THERE ARE SIMPLE WAYS TO CURB HOME ENERGY CONSUMPTION
Insights > Tips and Tools
Electricity Use: Outpacing the Population Itself
07/14/2020

Electricity has become so ingrained in our daily lives, we hardly think about it – unless the power is out. Not only do we take for granted the convenience of working lights and appliances at home, but also that our office equipment, cell phones, and other wireless devices we rely on are energized and can be charged when we need them. When they are not, it can bring our normal lives to an abrupt halt.

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