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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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Watch for obstacles in the water and wear your life jacket.
Watch for obstacles in the water and wear your life jacket.
Insights > Tips and Tools, Storms
Heading to the Lake? Have Fun, But Be Safe!
07/02/2020

Recent heavy rains have washed a substantial amount of debris into the lakes, so we advise boaters to watch for hazards. Those not familiar with the area should be extra-cautious when boating or swimming in the lakes.

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Insights > People Power
Hydro Heroes Quick to Act in Medical Emergency
05/08/2019

Entergy Arkansas employees use first-aid training to help man in need at Carpenter Dam.

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Photo courtesy of Toledo Bend River Authority
Photo courtesy of Toledo Bend River Authority
Insights > Our Future
Entergy Louisiana Secures New Toledo Bend Hydropower Agreement
11/05/2018

Entergy Louisiana customers’ homes and businesses will continue to be powered by emission-free energy from the Toledo Bend hydroelectric plant under a recently approved agreement.

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