Though much has changed in the last century, Entergy Arkansas’ commitment to powering life throughout the state with reliable, diverse energy sources is stronger than ever.
For 16 consecutive years, Site Selection magazine has recognized Entergy as a top utility for economic growth in the communities we serve, which include some of the largest and most power-intensive industries in the United States.
Until the mid-20th century, electricity was mainly used for lighting. But that began to change as the means of producing, distributing and consuming electricity grew more efficient. With new electric appliances on the market, electricity became a direct competitor with natural gas, which had cornered the energy market for heating.
This year, we are featuring some of our key industrial and commercial customers by giving a more in-depth view of their business and how we power their business.
Economic development in Mississippi began to increase during the mid-20th century, as decades of efforts like Mississippi Power & Light’s “Helping Build Mississippi” program led to new investment in the state.
Shaped by a legacy of growth, innovation, hardship, and disaster, Entergy today forms a bedrock in the Gulf Coast, America’s new economic powerhouse.
Working alongside government and development partners, Entergy Mississippi played an integral role in making Nissan Canton a success.
Entergy has played a key role in economic development in Mississippi for decades.
For 15 consecutive years, Site Selection magazine has recognized Entergy as a major player for economic growth in the communities we serve, including some of the largest and most power-intensive industries in the United States.