It has been nearly a year since Entergy Arkansas suspended disconnects for nonpayment. During this time, Entergy Arkansas also implemented an Enhanced Customer Assistance Plan that provides customers with flexible options to extend time to pay.
As of 8 a.m., there are approximately 690 customers without power. Cold weather continues today as temperatures are expected to remain at or below freezing until Saturday.
Another brutally cold night is in store. Bundle up and conserve power, if you can.
As a result of customer conservation, the system was successfully able to avoid mandatory outages. Keep up the good work!
Continue to conserve, where safely possible.
MISO has issued a public appeal for conservation across the Entergy region from 5 – 10 pm tonight.
Entergy Arkansas is asking all customers – including residential, commercial and industrial – to decrease their electrical usage from 5 to 10 p.m., due to direction from reliability coordinator Midcontinent Independent System Operator regarding critical power shortages.
More ice, sleet and snow could be arriving in Arkansas. Be prepared - again!
While Entergy Arkansas is working hard to address any power problems that occur during this extremely cold weather, customers are asked to also take action to help keep the power flowing.
Crews are working to restore power to customers impacted by the extreme weather conditions.